Porgy and Bess Performance Tickets
Treat your family to a timeless opera with Porgy and Bess tickets. This three-act folk opera is written by Geroge Gershwin and based on Dorothy and DuBose Heyward's play Porgy. Gershwin's masterpiece has been reinvented several times since it was first performed in 1935.
This opera is set in the Catfish Row neighborhood of Charleston, South Carolina. The main characters are involved in a classic plot of death, love and heartbreak. It is an emotional journey that keeps you off balance until the final scene.
Despite not having traditional Broadway success, the show has had various runs all around the world. With each revival, parts of the original opera were lost, except for the music. The songs “Summertime” and “It Ain't Necessarily” are two of the more popular songs from the opera. The music and emotions of this opera are what keep Porgy and Bess tickets in demand.
Porgy and Bess Ticket Prices
Many factors affect the prices of Porgy and Bess tour tickets. The type of ticket you are looking for, the location of the venue and the number of tickets available can all cause a wide range of prices. No matter what you want to spend, TicketSmarter will almost always have tickets in your price range.
How much are Porgy and Bess tickets?
International pricing for Porgy and Bess performance tickets varies between countries, but on average, the prices may start at around USD 120. While touring in the continental US, prices tend to range from $70 and up. Venues in which this opera is held often have a traditional theater seating plan that consists of a three-tiered seating arrangement with orchestra, mezzanine and balcony sections. Seats in the center orchestra are considered premium seats, which can be some of the more expensive tickets available.
The average price you’ll pay to see a live performance of Porgy and Bess is $243.60. Ticket prices top at $662.00 for premium views of the show. Those looking to stick to a budget can find cheap Porgy and Bess tickets starting at $50.00 a ticket.
Porgy and Bess Tour Dates & Performance Schedule
The tour schedule for Porgy and Bess is very diverse. Look for the show in cities that have performing arts centers similar to those in Saratoga, Houston and Los Angeles. The tour may also include international stops in Edinburgh, Cape Town and Berlin. You can expect the opera to run for just over three hours, which provides for an intermission of approximately twenty minutes.
Various performers have performed with this opera. Eric Owens and Angel Blue were the lead roles while the tour was in London. Golda Shultz, Latonia Moore and Denyce Graves also shared their talents while on tour with this show.
Porgy and Bess has 2 performances on its 2023 schedule. Be there to watch Porgy and Bess next performance in Raleigh on April 14th, 2023 at 7:30pm. This show will play at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium At Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts at 500 Fayetteville Street Mall, Raleigh, NC. There are still 556 tickets available to see this exciting live performance. Porgy and Bess show tickets will cost you between $72.00 - $695.00 a ticket.
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Porgy and Bess will perform its last show of the year on April 16th, 2023 at 2:00pm. The show will make its final bow at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium At Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts at 500 Fayetteville Street Mall, Raleigh, NC. North Carolina Opera: Porgy And Bess tickets for the show’s last performance will cost you between $67.00 - $549.00. Get your Porgy and Bess tickets soon because there are only 504 tickets still available for purchase.
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Porgy and Bess Tour Dates
04/14/2023 - 04/16/2023