George Gershwin Alone

The Colonial Theatre
111 South Street · Pittsfield · MA 01201
George Gershwin Alone

This celebrated one-man play features acclaimed actor, playwright and accomplished pianist, Hershey Felder rendering an intimate portrait of George Gershwin’s personal life and artistic genius. Widely regarded as the man who brought jazz into the concert hall, Gershwin changed the musical landscape forever. Packed with Gershwin’s legendary songbook, George Gershwin Alone features delightful classics such as “I Got Rhythm,” “Someone to Watch Over Me,” songs from Porgy and Bess and An American in Paris, and a complete performance of “Rhapsody in Blue.” Directed by Joel Zwick (Broadway: George Gershwin Alone, Dance With Me; Film: My Big Fat Greek Wedding; TV: Laverne & Shirley, Full House, Perfect Strangers, Family Matters).

Production Notes

music and lyrics by George & Ira Gershwin
book by Hershey Felder
directed by Joel Zwick

at The Colonial Theatre
BTG’s Pittsfield Campus, 111 South Street

Opening/Press Night: Saturday, August 24 at 8pm
Closing: Saturday, August 31 at 8pm
Tickets: $50

Sponsored by: The Westfield News Group, Massachusetts Cultural Council, The Shubert Foundation

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