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Hesitant about opera? 5 reasons this is the show to try.

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Sunset set of Porgy and Bess opera by North Carolina Opera.

Did you know opera singers don’t use amplification? Read: Their voices are so strong, they carry out over an entire orchestra without microphones.

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If you love Broadway but haven’t tried opera, here’s five reasons the North Carolina Opera’s “Porgy and Bess” (playing Friday, April 14 + Sunday, April 16) just might be the show to give opera a try:

  • The music is written by the iconic George Gershwin.
  • Set in 1920s Charleston, the stage for this American classic is a feast for the eyes.
  • You’ll be blown away by the power of performers’ voices.
  • Tickets start at just $25.
  • Four reasons not enough? Here’s 21 more.*

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