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August 24, 2019 - August 31, 2019

George Gershwin Alone

Colonial Theatre

111 South St., Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Image courtesy Berkshire Theatre Group

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

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).

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