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FirstWorks presents American Rhapsody: The Gershwin Songbook

FirstWorks presents American Rhapsody: The Gershwin Songbook

February 22, 2018 • 7:30 PM

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Revel in a glorious evening of iconic American music by one of the most indelible composers of the twentieth century, George Gershwin.

Nearly a century after the songs were composed, Gershwin’s music remains as fresh and irresistible as it did during the Jazz Age. His poetic melodies and eclectic oeuvre of everything including Broadway, Hollywood, opera and classic American standards have left a legacy that audiences love to hear again and again.

Led by vocalist Michael Andrew, hailed as “the next Harry Connick Jr.” by The New York Post, the 17-piece Gershwin Big Band and guest vocalist Michelle Amato bring beloved Gershwin standards like "I Got Rhythm," "Someone to Watch Over Me" and many more to life in this inspirational new program produced and created by members of the Gershwin family.

*Premium ticket includes admission to our pre-show cocktail Speakeasy! (6:00 PM in The VETS Loft). Be transported back in time to the Big Band, Lindy Hop Roaring Twenties!

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20% off Family and Friends 4-pack* with code RHYTHM | CLICK HERE to enter code.

*Offer available on $38, 48, 58 ticket levels. Not combinable with other offers or valid on prior purchases.


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Enhance your experience at The VETS with VIP ENCORE Lounge access. Enjoy private amenities and complimentary offerings. Access includes food and drink in the intimate and elegant fourth floor lounge, private restrooms, merchandise (when available), and exclusive first notice of upcoming future events. Passes must be purchased to enjoy ENCORE Lounge access. Passes are show specific.​

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  • Tickets Info

    Tickets are available for purchase online, by phone at (401) 421-ARTS (2787), or at the PPAC Box Office located at 220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence. Box Office Hours are M-F, 10A–5P; Sat 10A-2P. Summer hours are M-Th 10A-3P. The VETS on-site Box Office is only open on show days. Children under the age of six are not permitted to attend performances unless it is designated as a family show. Please call the Box Office at (401) 421-2787 to see which shows are appropriate for younger children. All persons regardless of age are required to have a ticket for family shows. Ticket pricing subject to change without notice.

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  • Price

    $88 - $28; Premium ticket includes admission to our pre-show cocktail Speakeasy!

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