WORDS BY IRA GERSHWIN
A Musical Play by Joseph Vass
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Additional Lyrics from Porgy and Bess by DuBose Heyward
Music by George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Vernon Duke, Jerome Kern, and Kurt Weill
LOS ANGELES PREMIERE
Meet the man behind the lyrics you love. With “Fascinating Rhythm,” “ ‘S Wonderful,” “The Man That Got Away,” “Long Ago And Far Away,” “A Foggy Day,” “I Got Rhythm,” and many more, the other half of the famous Gershwin duo guides us on a trip through some of the greatest American songs ever written. Insights and tales about his legendary collaborations all frame this fascinating and inspiring evening of music and theatre.
“Captivating … a wonderful evening’s entertainment for music lovers of all ages.”
– Aisle Say Twin Cities
EXTENDED THROUGH MAY 24, 2015!
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HENRY PREGO CROONS
THE LAS VEGAS START COMES TO THE COLONY!
Swoon to your favorite tunes from Sinatra, Bennett, and many more.
The critically acclaimed star of Las Vegas THE RAT PACK IS BACK comes to the Colony - one night only!
"[after hearing Prego] ... some would swear they've stepped into a time machine."
-- Los Angeles Times
Sunday, June 21 at 7pm
CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES
The award-winning Colony Theatre Company is Burbank's premiere professional theatre. It was voted "Best Live Theatre in L.A." in The Daily News 2006 Readers' Choice poll, and has been named one of "25 Notable U.S. Theatre Companies" by Encyclopedia Britannica Almanac for 6 years in a row.
(Plays and dates subject to change.)
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