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Actor and Pianist Hershey Felder Brings George Gershwin to Life on Houston Stage

There may be no more quintessentially American composer of the 20th century than George Gershwin. The performer most celebrated for bringing him to life in the 21st century is a Canadian named Hershey Felder. The Alley Theatre brings the actor, playwright and pianist and his popular one man show George Gershwin Alone to the University […]

There may be no more quintessentially American composer of the 20th century than George Gershwin.

The performer most celebrated for bringing him to life in the 21st century is a Canadian named Hershey Felder. The Alley Theatre brings the actor, playwright and pianist and his popular one man show George Gershwin Alone to the University of Houston's Wortham Theatre in performances continuing through June 21.

Felder joins Houston Matters’ Maggie Martin in Houston Public Media’s George B. Geary performance studio to discuss and play some of Gershwin’s music.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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