In addition to presenting great plays from the world stage, and with its recently added High-Def projection equipment in place, Pacific Repertory Theatre is proud to continue it's partnership with SpectiCast, the nations leading digital theatre network. Beginning in February 2014, PacRep will open it's 2014 "SpectiCast Encore Series", with noted opera, dance, rock and theatrical events from around the world, presented larger-than-life on the Golden Bough's 28' movie screen. The exciting 2014 line-up promises a diversity of screenings unmatched in the Central Coast region.
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess is set in Charlestonís fabled Catfish Row, where the beautiful Bess struggles to break free from her scandalous past, and the only one who can rescue her is the courageous Porgy. Threatened by her formidable former lover Crown, and the seductive enticements of the colorful troublemaker Sporting Life, Porgy and Bessí relationship evolves into a deep romance that triumphs as one of theaterís most exhilarating love stories.