Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone – Live from Florence
George Gershwin Alone
tells the story of America’s great composer, who with the groundbreaking Rhapsody in Blue
, made a “Lady out of Jazz.” The show incorporates the composer's best-known songs from “The Man I Love” and “Someone to Watch Over Me,” through the hits of An American In Paris
and Porgy and Bess
, to a complete performance of Rhapsody In Blue
. As the only actor-musician to create the role of George Gershwin on the stage, and with over three-thousand performances, from California to Broadway to London’s West End, for the first time, Hershey Felder will bring George Gershwin to life on the stage of one of Europe’s oldest and most famous theatres, Teatro della Pergola. We will bring the show to you LIVE from Florence, Italy, on Sunday, September 13th, 2020.
George Gershwin was born in 1898 to Russian-Jewish immigrant parents in Brooklyn. Together, he and his brother Ira wrote standards such as “The Man I Love,” “Someone to Watch Over Me,” “Embraceable You,” “Fascinating Rhythm,” “I Got Rhythm,” “’S Wonderful” and “They Can’t Take That Away from Me.” His groundbreaking opera, Porgy and Bess , is now considered an American classic. All told, George Gershwin wrote more than 1,000 songs for the stage and screen as well as works for the opera house and the symphony orchestra. In 1937, Gershwin died of an undiagnosed brain tumor at the age of 38, never knowing how famous and beloved he and his work would become.
The Palace Theatre
61 Atlantic St
Stamford, CT 06901
Sunday, September 13th at 8pm EST
Purchase tickets HERE
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AGE RESTRICTIONS: Unless listed as a Family or Children’s event, most performances are intended for teens & adults. Some events are not appropriate for children under 18. We welcome children under the age of 3 or 4 years old for family entertainment, but we do not recommend they attend more mature offerings.
All children who have reached their first birthday require a ticket.