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The Life, Times And Music Of Cole Porter

Thought of as one of the most significant 20th Century songwriters, Cole Porter filled the American songbook with his compositions. His style was greatly influenced by his life experiences, many of which were in stark contrast to those of his contemporaries. 


  • George Harter is the director of Musical Theater Heritage.
  • Ben Gulley is a singer performing in “An Evening with Cole Porter.”

Cole Porter is the inspiration behind the upcoming show, “An Evening with Cole Porter” at Musical Theater Heritage, which runs March 3-13. For tickets and information, visit


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