Behind the Scenes of Porgy & Bess by the Dutch National Opera

by Michael Eddy

Here's a behind the scenes video looking at the shop work building Michael Yeargan’s set for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess: 

In this production, Yeargan's set vibrantly recreates the sights and sounds of the poor harbor-side neighborhood of Catfish Row in Charleston, South Carolina, whose inhabitants are all trying to survive – by whatever means they can.