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A First Look at Broadway's Porgy and Bess, Starring Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis

A First Look at Broadway's Porgy and Bess, Starring Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis
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After a lengthy journey, the cripple Porgy and his lady Bess have finally made it to New York. Four-time Tony winner Audra McDonald is back on Broadway starring alongside Norm Lewis and David Alan Grier in a new version of the classic Gershwin opera Porgy and Bess. We’ve got an early look at the musical, directed by Diane Paulus ...

Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis Return to Broadway as Previews Begin for Porgy and Bess

Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis Return to Broadway as Previews Begin for Porgy and Bess

Four-time Tony winner Audra McDonald is back on Broadway headlining a new production of the Gershwin opera Porgy and Bess. Previews begin December 17 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre for this anticipated production, co-starring Norm Lewis as Porgy and David Alan Grier as Sporting Life. Featuring a revised book by Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Diane Paulus, Porgy and Bess ...

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Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, David Alan Grier & Co. Preview Porgy and Bess

Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, David Alan Grier & Co. Preview Porgy and Bess
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Four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald returns to Broadway on December 17 in the new staging of Porgy and Bess. McDonald, along with co-stars Norm Lewis, David Alan Grier, brought a bit of Catfish Row to the New 42nd Street Studios on December 6 as they shared selections from the highly anticipated revival and posed for company photos. Click on ...

Joshua Henry & More Complete the Cast of Porgy and Bess

Joshua Henry & More Complete the Cast of Porgy and Bess

Casting is complete for the upcoming Broadway production of Porgy and Bess. As previously announced, four-time Tony winner Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, and David Alan Grier will star in the revival as Bess, Porgy and Sporting Life, respectively. Diane Paulus’ production of the Gershwin classic, featuring a reworked book by Suzan-Lori Parks, will begin previews at the Richard Rodgers Theatre ...

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Tickets Now Available to See Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis in Porgy and Bess

Tickets Now Available to See Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis in Porgy and Bess

The much-talked-about revival of Porgy and Bess will get the new year off to an exciting start on Broadway. Tickets are now on sale for the Gershwins’ operatic musical, which will feature Norm Lewis and four-time Tony winner Audra McDonald in the title roles. Diane Paulus’ production will begin previews on December 17 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, with opening ...

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Porgy and Bess Begins on Broadway

Porgy and Bess Begins on Broadway
Date
Dec 17, 2011
Where
Richard Rodgers Theatre
Show
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The Broadway revival of Porgy and Bess begins previews at the Richard Rodgers Theatre.

Featuring music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward and a re-worked book by Suzan-Lori Parks, the show includes such classics as "Summertime," "Bess, You Is My Woman Now," "I Got Plenty o' Nothin" and "It Ain't Necessarily So." Originally conceived as ...

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Exclusive Photos! Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis Celebrate Porgy and Bess' Pre-Broadway Opening

Exclusive Photos! Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis Celebrate Porgy and Bess' Pre-Broadway Opening
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It's summertime and the livin' was easy at Cambridge's American Repertory Theatre on August 31, where the Broadway-bound Porgy and Bess had its opening night. Broadway.com ventured to the Massachusetts theater to catch the show's stars (four-time Tony winner Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis and David Alan Grier) as they celebrated with their fellow Catfish Row citizens ...

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