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THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS to Debut at CTG's Ahmanson Theatre, 4/22-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Tony Award-winning musical 'The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess' makes its triumphant debut at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre, opening Wednesday, April 23 at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Performances continue through June 1, 2014. (Preview April 22.) (more...)

THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS Opens Today in Pittsburgh
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

The National Tour of THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, will star original Broadway cast members ALICIA HALL MORANas Bess, NATHANIEL STAMPLEY as Porgy and PHILLIP BOYKIN as Crown. The tour will also feature Broadway cast members SUMAYYA ALI as Clara, DAN BARNHILL as the Detective, BRYONHA MARIE PARHAM as Serena, ALLISON BLACKWELL as a Woman of Catfish Row, Roosevelt Andre CREDIT as a Fisherman and JOSEPH DELLGER as the Policeman. Complete casting will be announced this summer. (more...)

THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS Opens February 25 in Pittsburgh
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

The National Tour of THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, will star original Broadway cast members ALICIA HALL MORANas Bess, NATHANIEL STAMPLEY as Porgy and PHILLIP BOYKIN as Crown. The tour will also feature Broadway cast members SUMAYYA ALI as Clara, DAN BARNHILL as the Detective, BRYONHA MARIE PARHAM as Serena, ALLISON BLACKWELL as a Woman of Catfish Row, Roosevelt Andre CREDIT as a Fisherman and JOSEPH DELLGER as the Policeman. Complete casting will be announced this summer. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SPIDER-MAN, PORGY AND BESS and More at Broadway in Bryant Park!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 12, 2012

The best of Broadway will be presented FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with "106.7 Lite FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2012" - a lunchtime series beginning today, July 12 at 12:30 p.m. on the Bryant Park Stage. Sponsored by Resorts World Casino New York City and hosted by Lite FM's on-air personalities, the twelfth annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through August 16. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities, and we bring you complete photo coverage below! (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR's Marcus Nance Brings Solo Concert to Metropolitan Room Tonight, 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2012

Tonight, July 9 at 9:30 pm, the Metropolitan Room will present "Marcus Nance and Friends" - an elegant evening of jazz, cabaret, theatre and opera of the finest kind. As a fan of both the classy era of Johnny Hartman and Sarah Vaughan and the impressive showmanship of the opera and theatre worlds, Marcus Nance celebrates these traditions together in this regular series of cabarets featuring New York's finest singers and musicians. Marcus Nance's guests will include Roosevelt Andre Credit from The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, Miss Fresno County Valerie Salcedo, Canadian Idol winner Melissa O'Neil, and Katrina Reynolds and Julius Sermonia from Broadway's Jesus Christ Superstar. Also featured will be pianists Rick Fox and Doug Martin and bassist Jonas Tauber. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR's 'Marcus Nance and Friends' to Play Metropolitan Room, 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2012

"Marcus Nance and Friends" is an elegant evening of jazz, cabaret, theatre and opera of the finest kind. As a fan of both the classy era of Johnny Hartman and Sarah Vaughan and the impressive showmanship of the opera and theatre worlds, Marcus Nance celebrates these traditions together in this regular series of cabarets featuring New York's finest singers and musicians. (more...)

Marcus Nance Brings Solo Concert to Metropolitan Room, 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2012

On Monday, July 9 at 9:30 pm, the Metropolitan Room will present "Marcus Nance and Friends" - an elegant evening of jazz, cabaret, theatre and opera of the finest kind. As a fan of both the classy era of Johnny Hartman and Sarah Vaughan and the impressive showmanship of the opera and theatre worlds, Marcus Nance celebrates these traditions together in this regular series of cabarets featuring New York's finest singers and musicians. Marcus Nance's guests will include Roosevelt Andre Credit from The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, Miss Fresno County Valerie Salcedo, Canadian Idol winner Melissa O'Neil, and Katrina Reynolds and Julius Sermonia from Broadway's Jesus Christ Superstar. Also featured will be pianists Rick Fox and Doug Martin and bassist Jonas Tauber. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR's 'Marcus Nance and Friends' to Play Metropolitan Room, 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2012

"Marcus Nance and Friends" is an elegant evening of jazz, cabaret, theatre and opera of the finest kind. As a fan of both the classy era of Johnny Hartman and Sarah Vaughan and the impressive showmanship of the opera and theatre worlds, Marcus Nance celebrates these traditions together in this regular series of cabarets featuring New York's finest singers and musicians. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Casts of ANYTHING GOES, SISTER ACT, GHOST and More Perform for Fleet Week 2012!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 26, 2012

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, along with the City of New York and the United States Navy, celebrates the 25th annual Fleet Week, now through May 28, 2012. Fleet Week is America's premier tribute and "thank you" to the men and women who serve in the armed forces. As part of the festivities, Peter and the Starcatcher's Teddy Bergman and Greg Hildrethof hosted a Fleet Week Broadway showcase, featuring performers from Anything Goes, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, Memphis, Ghost, Sister Act, Godspell, Chicago and Rock of Ages. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE GERSHWIN'S PORGY & BESS Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway!
by Peter James Zielinski - Jan 13, 2012

Last night, January 12, The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess starring Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis and David Alan Grier, opened at the Richard Rodger's Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the celebratory after party at the McKittrick Hotel and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Norm Lewis and Audra McDonald Illuminate PORGY & BESS at A.R.T.
by Jan Nargi - Sep 02, 2011

A.R.T.'s soaring pre-Broadway revision of 'The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess' offers many grace notes and an exquisite cast (more...)

PORGY AND BESS Starts Performances at A.R.T. 8/17
by BWW - Aug 17, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will present The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, opening the A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 117 at the Loeb Drama Center. The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus. (more...)

PORGY AND BESS Opens 8/17 at American Repertory Theater
by BWW - Aug 17, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will present The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS, opening the A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 17 at the Loeb Drama Center. The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus. (more...)

PORGY AND BESS Opens 8/17 at American Repertory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will present The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS, opening the A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 17 at the Loeb Drama Center. The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal with A.R.T.'s PORGY AND BESS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 08, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) opens its 2011-12 season with The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin. The adaptation by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and Obie Award-winning composer Diedre L. Murray, directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus, with choreography by Ronald K. Brown, begins previews on August 17 and opens for the reviewing press on August 31 at 7pm. Performances are at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge. In the video below, the Boston Globe goes inside rehearsal and chats with the cast about the new production. Click below to check it out! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Gershwins' PORGY & BESS in Rehearsal at A.R.T.
by BWW - Aug 08, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) opens its 2011-12 season with The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin. The adaptation by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and Obie Award-winning composer Diedre L. Murray, directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus, with choreography by Ronald K. Brown, begins previews on August 17 and opens for the reviewing press on August 31 at 7pm. Performances are at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge. Check out our High Res photo gallery of Rehearsal photos (without costuming)! (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) opens its 2011-12 season with The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin. The adaptation by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and Obie Award-winning composer Diedre L. Murray, directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus, with choreography by Ronald K. Brown, begins previews on August 17 and opens for the reviewing press on August 31 at 7pm. Performances are at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge. Tickets for preview performances are currently on sale, remaining tickets for the run go on sale on July 12. (more...)

Broadway Next for A.R.T.'s PORGY AND BESS?
by BWW - May 09, 2011

The New York Times suggests today that after a widly successful industry presentation in New York on Sunday, the American Repertory Theater's production of Porgy and Bess, starring Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, David ALan Grier, and Joshua Henry, may be headed to Broadway as early as next season. The production of the Gershwin classic, will open A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 14 at the Loeb Drama Center. Porgy and Bess is written by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and will be directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus (Hair). (more...)

PORGY AND BESS Starts Performances at A.R.T. 8/17
by BWW - Apr 15, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will present The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, opening the A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 117 at the Loeb Drama Center. The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus. (more...)

A White House Cantata
by Jena Tesse Fox - Apr 15, 2008

The Collegiate Chorale and St. Luke's Orchestra performed the concert version of Leonard Bernstein and Alan Jay Lerner's s 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. (more...)

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