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Porgy and Bess


Oct. 15

8 p.m. Fri.; 2:30 p.m. Sun.

Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 N. Rampart St., 529-3000;


The New Orleans Opera Association presents the Gershwins' adaptation of Porgy and Bess, featuring the songs "Summertime," "It Ain't Necessarily So" and "A Woman is a Sometime Thing." Set in 1920s Charleston, S.C., the crippled beggar Porgy falls for Bess, who is involved with a jealous lover. Tickets $20-$120.

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