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A reworked version of this Gershwin classic comes to Broadway starring Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis.

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Goes Backstage to Meet the Stars of Porgy and Bess

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Goes Backstage to Meet the Stars of Porgy and Bess
Photo by: Bruce Glikas
Norm Lewis, Aretha Franklin, David Alan Grier and Audra McDonald

Aretha Franklin is the latest famous face to take in Diane Paulus’ Broadway revival of Porgy and Bess. The Queen of Soul headed down to Catfish Row on March 28 with her fiancé Willie Wilkerson to hear that classic Gershwin score. After the curtain came down, Franklin, Wilkerson Civil Rights activist Julian Bond went backstage to meet Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, David Alan Grier and the cast. Click below to see the legendary diva show some “respect” to the Porgy and Bess company, then head down to the Richard Rodgers Theatre to see the show yourself!
 

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