Porgy and Bess TICKETS - Broadway

Porgy and Bess

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

Description

Porgy and Bess tells the story of Porgy, who lives in the slums of Charleston, South Carolina, and his attempts to rescue Bess from the clutches of Crown, her pimp, and Sporting Life, a drug dealer. The musical features the classics "Summertime," "Bess, You Is My Woman Now," "I Got Plenty of Nothing," and "It Ain't Necessarily So."
 

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What Is Porgy and Bess Like?
As beautiful and balmy as a summer day in the South, Porgy and Bess is a lush new musical theater staging of the Gershwin opera. The show has been adapted to include more dialogue, big dance numbers and a shorter running time. It still ...

Porgy and Bess Cast & Creative

  • Music George Gershwin
  • Lyrics Ira Gershwin, Dorothy Heyward and DuBose Heyward
  • Book Adapter Suzan-Lori Parks
  • Director Diane Paulus
  • Choreographer Ronald K. Brown
  • Set Designer Riccardo Hernandez
  • Costume Designer Emilio Sosa
  • Lighting Designer Christopher Akerlind
  • Sound Designer Acme Sound Partners
  • Orchestrations William David Brohn

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Theater

Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 West 46th Street New York, NY

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