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Nancy, Showboat, January 2013, New Year’s Eve at the Trocadero Club
New Year's Eve at the Trocadero Club Photo by © Felix Sanchez/Courtesy of Houston Grand Opera
Houston Grand Opera, Showboat, January Queenie (Marietta Simpson), Joe (Morris Robinson), Magnolia (Sasha Cooke) and Julie (Melody Moore) sing Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man”
Queenie (Marietta Simpson), Joe (Morris Robinson), Magnolia (Sasha Cooke) and Julie (Melody Moore) sing "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man." Photo by © Feliz Sanchez/Courtesy of Houston Grand Opera
Houston Grand Opera, Showboat, January 2013, Joe (Morris Robinson) sings “Old Man River”
Joe (Morris Robinson) sings "Old Man River" Photo by © Feliz Sanchez/Courtesy of Houston Grand Opera
Houston Grand Opera, Showboat, January 2013, Magnolia (Sasha Cooke) and Gaylord (Joseph Kaiser)
Magnolia (Sasha Cooke) and Gaylord (Joseph Kaiser) Photo by © Eric Hester/Courtesy of Houston Grand Opera