Festival of Fine
Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess"
LAKELAND, Fla. (Oct. 30, 2003) - Florida
Southern College and the Festival of Fine Arts present Gershwin's
"Porgy and Bess," performed by Living Arts Inc., a professional
touring cast and orchestra. The performance takes place Nov. 13
at 7:30 p.m. in Branscomb Auditorium.
Based on the DuBose Heyward novel about the crippled Porgy and the
residents of Charleston's Catfish Row, the folk opera introduced
Gershwin classics such as "Summertime," "I Got Plenty o' Nuttin,"
and "It Ain't Necessarily So."
Tickets are $20. FSC students are admitted free of charge; non-FSC
students pay half price. For ticket information, please contact
the Branscomb Auditorium box office at (863) 680-4296.
About Florida Southern College
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.