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Porgy and Bess

Opera: Work details

Composer: George Gershwin
Music title: Porgy and Bess (1935)
Librettist: DuBose Heyward
Work definition: Folk opera in three acts
After: After the play 'Porgy' by DuBose Heyward and Dorothy Heyward, based on the novel 'Porgy' by DuBose Heyward
Language: English
World premiere: 10 October 1935, Alvin Theatre, New York
ROH premiere: 9 October 1992, The Royal Opera
ROH company premiere: 9 October 1992, The Royal Opera, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Porgy and Bess (1992) The Royal Opera (11 performances online)