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(1971– )

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Season 26

4 Feb. 1998
Porgy and Bess: An American Voice
A documentary detailing the history of Gershwin's opera and DuBose Heyward's original novel "Porgy", and the impact it has had on its casts and audiences as well as U.S. black culture in general, with rare archival footage of the 1952 world tour, and clips from the 1993 television production.
10 Jun. 1998
Swan Lake
The unhappy and unloved Prince is mocked, betrayed and rejected by everyone around him. When he decides to commit suicide by throwing himself in a lake at a city park, a beautiful Swan emerges from the water. The Prince and The Swan become close friends, but their friendship is destined to end in tragedy.

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