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URIS THEATRE
Under the direction of James and Joseph Nederlander and Gerard Oestreicher

Sherwin M. Goldman
and 
Houston Grand Opera
present
PORGY AND BESS
Music by George Gershwin
Libretto by DuBose Heyward
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwing
Founded on the play "Porgy" by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward

starring
Donnie Ray Albert
Clamma Dale
Wilma Shakesnider
Abraham Lind-Oquendo
Esther Hinds
Delores Ivory-Davis
Robert Mosley
Irene Oliver
also starring
Andrew Smith 
George Robert Merritt
Alexander B. Smalls
Elizabeth Graham
Barbara Ann Webb
and 
Larry Marshall as Sportin' Life

Sets Robert Randolph

Costumes Nancy Potts

Lighting Gilbert V. Hemsley, Jr.

Additional scenic elements for Kittiwah Island designed by John Rothgeb

Choreographer and Assistant Director Mabel Robinson

Production Stage Manager and Assistant Director Helaine Head

Musical Preparation George Darden

Conductor Ross Reimueller

Music Director and Chorus Master John DeMain

Production Directed by Jack O'Brien

Presented by arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc.
757 Third Avenue, New York, New York 10017

The producers with to express their gratitude to Louis Aborn, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Gershwin, Jennifer Heyward, Robert Kimball, Kay Swift and Mrs. Edgar Tobin for their assistance, advice, and confidence.

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