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Following up on our popular Best Bets on the Jersey Shore series during Breeders' Cup week,
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GERSHWIN’S PORGY AND BESS (Baden-Baden, Germany - Entertainment)
Festspielhaus, Beim Alten Bahnhof 2, 76530 Baden-Baden
Phone: +49 7221 3013101
Type: Modern concert house; Europe's 2nd largest venue
The Festspielhaus, a former neoclassical train station, was reopened in 1998 in its current guise and is a modern concert house with a 2,500-seat capacity, Europe’s second-largest such venue. From Sept. 2 through Sept. 7 it plays host to George Gershwin’s operatic masterpiece Porgy and Bess. The New York Harlem Theater production, under the artistic direction
of William Barkhymer, continues its world tour which has been ongoing since the turn of the millennium. Ticket prices range from €22.80 to €59.90.
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