ZACH Theatre Presents George Gershwin’s Solo Performance

Hershey Felder Portrays George Gershwin Alone at ZACH Theatre

Renowned composer George Gershwin takes center stage in the captivating production of “George Gershwin Alone,” brought to life by the multi-talented actor and musician Hershey Felder. With the brilliant fusion of music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin, and a captivating book by Felder himself, this theatrical masterpiece is set to enthrall audiences at the Topfer at ZACH in Austin, Texas from September 14 to October 1, 2023.

A trailblazer in the realm of music, George Gershwin etched his name into history with his iconic composition “Rhapsody in Blue,” a piece that elevated jazz and bestowed upon it an unprecedented charm. “George Gershwin Alone” seamlessly weaves together Gershwin’s most beloved songs, ranging from the heartfelt melodies of “The Man I Love” and “Someone to Watch Over Me,” to the timeless classics from “An American In Paris” and “Porgy and Bess.” The show’s pinnacle is a captivating full performance of the legendary “Rhapsody In Blue.”

Embodying the spirit of George Gershwin, Hershey Felder has masterfully portrayed the composer on numerous stages worldwide, establishing himself as the only actor-musician to embody this iconic role. With an astounding record of over 3,000 performances spanning from California to Broadway and even London’s esteemed West End, Felder brings George Gershwin to life like never before, captivating audiences with his profound talent.

The Topfer at ZACH, widely recognized for its commitment to delivering exceptional theatrical experiences, serves as the ideal setting for Hershey Felder’s transformative portrayal. Audiences can expect an immersive journey through the life, music, and legacy of George Gershwin, expertly crafted to evoke the full range of emotions and sensations that made his compositions so deeply resonant.

Don’t miss your chance to witness the sheer brilliance of “George Gershwin Alone” at the Topfer at ZACH. Tickets for this extraordinary production start at $25 and can be purchased through ZACH’s Box Office at 512-476-0541 x1 or online at Immerse yourself in the incomparable sounds and stories of a musical genius, brought to life by the unmatched talent of Hershey Felder.

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