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
April 18 – May 17, 2015
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Powerful, Riveting, Sultry: Maria Howell
Join us for the transformative musical adventure with the vocal jazz stylings of Maria Howell.
"Like her predecessors, Sarah, Carmen, Billie and Nancy, she grasps the emotion within the lyric and delivers to all who witness, the ability to individually connecte to the sadness or joy of the song." - jazz 91.9 FM WCLK
April 26, 2015, 7pm
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