Porgy and Bess Show Poster

Porgy and Bess Cast & Creative

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."

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Sep. 23, 2012.

Show Overview


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