The Life and Music of George Gershwin
Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre
Thursday 9th April
Telling the story of the American Composer George Gershwin, which
was cut tragically short by a brain tumour, Viv McLean and Susan
Porrett paint a vivid picture using McLean's famed skills as a pianist and Porrett's renowned skills as a classical actress.
This production presents an intriguing mix of Gershwin’s music from Rhapsody in Blue, I got Rhythm Variations and Swanee to the rarely played, classical Preludes and the virtuoso challenge of the Piano Concerto.