was back in New York after a six-year run in the title role of Phantom:
The Las Vegas Spectacular. He went backstage to visit with Audra McDonald
after seeing her perform in Porgy and Bess. McDonald performed with Crivello in Broadway's production of Marie Christine in 1999. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive shot of the reunion below.
PORGY AND BESS on Broadway has a cast led by five-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald
(Ragtime, “Private Practice”) as Bess, Tony nominee Norm Lewis
(Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and three-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier
(Race, “In Living Color”) as Sporting Life. The cast also includes Tony nominee Phillip Boykin
as Crown, Nikki Renée Daniels
as Clara, Joshua Henry
as Jake, Christopher Innvar
as Detective, Bryonha Marie Parham
as Serena and NaTasha Yvette Williams as Mariah, as well as Sumayya Ali, Allison Blackwell, Roosevelt André Credit, Trevon Davis, Joseph Dellger, Wilkie Ferguson III, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Gavin Gregory, Heather Hill, David Hughey, Andrea Jones-Sojola, Alicia Hall Moran, Cedric Neal, Phumzile Sojola, Nathaniel Stampley, Julius Thomas III, J.D. Webster and Lisa Nicole Wilkerson.
Photo Credit: Anthony Crivello