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Grange Park Opera – Porgy and Bess

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Tags: grange park opera, porgy and bess

8 June – 7 July, 6.00pm at The Theatre in the Woods, West Horsley, KT24 6AN
Grange Park Opera

Porgy: Musa Ngqungwana
Bess: Laquita Mitchell
Serena: Sarah-Jane Lewis
Clara: Francesca Chiejina
Crown: Donovan Singletary
Sporting Life: Rheinaldt Tshepo Moagi
Jake: Robert Winslade-Anderson

Conductor: Stephen Barlow
Director: Jean-Pierre van der Spuy
Choreographer: Lizzie Gee
Designer: Francis O’Connor
Lighting Designer: David Plater

Borrowing the story from a play and novel of the same name, Gershwin turned the tale of Porgy, a disabled man who tries to rescue Bess from the threats of her abusive partner and her drug dealer, into an epic. Will Porgy’s love be enough to conquer Bess’s demons? The odds are stacked against, but that won’t stop the noble Porgy from trying.


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