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Earl Hazell Returns to Chicago Lyric Opera for Porgy and Bess
November 17, 2014 - December 20, 2014
Porgy and Bess is the great American opera — bursting with iconic songs that have moved easily into the worlds of jazz and pop, becoming hits again for generation after generation. Six years after its triumphant Lyric debut, Earl Hazell returns to the big, beautiful, epic Zambello/DeMain big, beautiful, epic production with its finely etched portrait of life in Catfish Row — a vibrant African-American community on the South Carolina coast.