Monday, March 15, 2010

Today is the LAST DAY to win FREE Porgy and Bess tickets

Porgy and Bess
DC This Week's Reader Challenge ends today! You can win a FREE set of tickets to any Washington National Opera's Porgy and Bess performance of your choice this March.

Tell DC This Week about your first childhood experience in the arts or the first performance you attended (theatrical, musical or performance). The best response will receive a FREE pair of tickets to any weekday performance of The Washington National Opera's Porgy and Bess.

Entries must be submitted by March 15th to with "Porgy and Bess" in the subject line.

Porgy and Bess performances begin March 20th and conclude April 3rd at the Kennedy Center Opera House. The winner will be notified via email by March 18th and you can pick any week day performance you would like to attend.

WNO's critically acclaimed production, which received rave reviews in Los Angeles, Chicago, and San Francisco, is back! George Gershwin miraculously melds classical music, popular song, jazz, blues, and spirituals into iconic American songs like "Summertime," "I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'" and "Bess, You Is My Woman Now." This quintessential American masterpiece follows the story of a crippled beggar and the headstrong woman he loves. Porgy and Bess℠ is directed by Francesca Zambello and conducted by American music specialist John Mauceri.

Visit the Washington National Opera online HERE to learn more about upcoming performances.

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