BWW TV: Meet the Cast of the PORGY AND BESS National Tour- Plus a Performance Preview!
The National Tour of THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, will launch at San Francisco's Golden Gate Theatre this November. The tour, accompanied by a 23-piece orchestra, will begin performances Sunday, Nov. 10 with an official opening on Wednesday, Nov. 13. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge just chatted with the cast during rehearsal, and you can catch what they had to say and check out a performance preview below!
The tour will be led by Alicia Hall Moran as Bess and Nathaniel Stampley as Porgy will be Alvin Crawford as Crown,Kingsley Leggs as Sporting Life, Sumayya Ali as Clara, DENISHA BALLEW as Serena, Danielle Lee Greaves as Mariah, and David Hughey as Jake.
Click here for a full list of tour stops.
THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS by George Gershwin, Dubose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, features one of Broadway's most accomplished creative teams, led by Tony Award-winning director Diane Paulus(Pippin,Hair), Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks (Topdog/Underdog), and two-time Obie Award-winning composer Diedre L. Murray (Running Man). The creative team also includes choreographer Ronald K. Brown, set designerRiccardo Hernandez, costume designer Esosa, lighting designer Christopher Akerlind, sound designerACME Sound Partners, music supervisor Constantine Kitsopoulous, and music director/conductorDale Rieling.
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