Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Jerome Kern
Based on the novel Show Boat by Edna Ferber
Directed by Eric Schaeffer
Spanning the years 1880 to 1927, this lyrical masterpiece concerns the lives, loves, and heartbreaks of three generations of show folk on the Mississippi. Show Boat is a sweeping tale of enduring love and devastating hatred, illuminating through unforgettable music the cruelty of prejudice – and the beauty of romance.