Porgy (Kenneth Overton, on the cart) defends the honor of Bess, who has just entered Catfish Row and made a spectacle of herself. The University of Kentucky Opera Theatre presents George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess," Jan. 28, 29 and Feb. 4-6 in the Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky. This photo was taken at a dress rehearsal Jan. 26, 2011. Photo by Rich Copley | Lexington Herald-Leader
Porgy (Kenneth Overton, on the cart) defends the honor of Bess, who has just entered Catfish Row and made a spectacle of herself. The University of Kentucky Opera Theatre presents George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess," Jan. 28, 29 and Feb. 4-6 in the Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky. This photo was taken at a dress rehearsal Jan. 26, 2011. Photo by Rich Copley | Lexington Herald-Leader Lexington Herald-Leader
Porgy (Kenneth Overton, on the cart) defends the honor of Bess, who has just entered Catfish Row and made a spectacle of herself. The University of Kentucky Opera Theatre presents George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess," Jan. 28, 29 and Feb. 4-6 in the Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky. This photo was taken at a dress rehearsal Jan. 26, 2011. Photo by Rich Copley | Lexington Herald-Leader Lexington Herald-Leader

A masterful collaboration on Gershwin's masterpiece

January 30, 2011 12:00 AM