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Aaron Tveit's 'Radio in My Head' 54 Below Show to Get Live Album!Aaron Tveit's 'Radio in My Head' 54 Below Show to Get Live Album!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

Aaron Tveit's sold out concerts in May at New York's 54 BELOW will be recorded and released by Broadway Records. 'The Radio In My Head: Live At 54 BELOW' will be released digitally on September 6th and on CD on September 10, 2013. The CD is now available for pre-order at http://amzn.com/B00CDB2T1C. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON, FLASHDANCE, MEMPHIS and More Set for Broadway in Indianapolis' 2013-14 SeasonTHE BOOK OF MORMON, FLASHDANCE, MEMPHIS and More Set for Broadway in Indianapolis' 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

Broadway in Indianapolis announces its 2013-2014 season. From the creators of South Park and winner of nine Tony Awards, THE BOOK OF MORMON will play a limited two-week engagement January 17-22, 2014. The New York Times calls it 'the best musical of this century' and Entertainment Weekly says it's 'the funniest musical of all time.' Season Subscribers receive priority ticket opportunities to shows so a season subscription is the best way to guarantee seats to THE BOOK OF MORMON. (more...)

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by BWW - Sep 29, 2013

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MATILDA Original Broadway Cast Album Available for DownloadMATILDA Original Broadway Cast Album Available for Download
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Broadway Records/Yellow Sound Label's original Broadway cast recording of the Tony Award-winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL is now available for digital download and will be available at the Shubert Theatre beginning tomorrow, September 27, 2013. The CD will be available in stores on Tuesday, October 22, 2013. The album can be pre-ordered at www.BroadwayRecords.com. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 9/22/2013Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 9/22/2013
by BWW - Sep 22, 2013

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Tickets to PORGY AND BESS National Tour's Run at Detroit Opera House on Sale 9/29Tickets to PORGY AND BESS National Tour's Run at Detroit Opera House on Sale 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

Broadway in Detroit brings the National Tour of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, accompanied by a 23-piece orchestra, to the Detroit Opera House, March 4 - 9, 2014. Tickets will go on sale Sunday, September 29 at noon at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.broadwayindetroit.com, and at the Fisher Theatre box office. Tickets will be available at the Detroit Opera House box office starting at 10 a.m. on Monday, September 30. (more...)

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BWW TV: Meet the Cast of the PORGY AND BESS National Tour- Plus a Performance Preview!BWW TV: Meet the Cast of the PORGY AND BESS National Tour- Plus a Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 26, 2013

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! (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with the Cast of PORGY AND BESS National TourPhoto Coverage: In Rehearsal with the Cast of PORGY AND BESS National Tour
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 25, 2013

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 was just in the rehearsal room with the cast for a sneak peek and you can check out photos below! (more...)

National Tour of PORGY AND BESS to Play Academy of Music, 2/18-23National Tour of PORGY AND BESS to Play Academy of Music, 2/18-23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

The National Tour of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, announces the complete cast for the tour launch at San Francisco's Golden Gate Theatre this November with rehearsals having starting Monday, October 14 in New York City. The tour, accompanied by a 23-piece orchestra, will begin performances Sunday, November 10 with an official opening on Wednesday, November 13. The national touring production will make its Philadelphia premiere February 18 - 23 at the Academy of Music. Single tickets will go on sale at a later date. (more...)

PORGY AND BESS National Tour Set for Limited Run at Belk Theater, July 15-20, 2014PORGY AND BESS National Tour Set for Limited Run at Belk Theater, July 15-20, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

The National Tour of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, announces the complete cast for the tour launch at San Francisco's Golden Gate Theatre this November. The show plays in Charlotte July 15-20, 2014 in Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Nathaniel Stampley and Alicia Hall Moran to Star in PORGY AND BESS National Tour, Kicking Off at the Ahmanson, 4/23Nathaniel Stampley and Alicia Hall Moran to Star in PORGY AND BESS National Tour, Kicking Off at the Ahmanson, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

Casting has been announced for the national tour of 'The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess,' winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, which will open at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on April 23 and play through June 1, 2014. (Preview on April 22.) The tour, accompanied by a 23-piece orchestra, is set to launch at San Francisco's Golden Gate Theatre this November. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 10/13/2013Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 10/13/2013
by BWW - Oct 13, 2013

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Full Cast Announced for Alicia Hall Moran & Nathaniel Stampley-Led PORGY AND BESS National TourFull Cast Announced for Alicia Hall Moran & Nathaniel Stampley-Led PORGY AND BESS National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

The National Tour of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, announces the complete cast for the tour launch at San Francisco's Golden Gate Theatre this November with rehearsals starting Monday, Oct 14 in New York City. The tour, accompanied by a 23-piece orchestra, will begin performances Sunday, Nov. 10 with an official opening on Wednesday, Nov. 13. (more...)

Tickets For The Remainder Of Broadway At The National Go On Sale October 28 - American Idiot, West Side Story, Mamma Mia!,
& MoreTickets For The Remainder Of Broadway At The National Go On Sale October 28 - American Idiot, West Side Story, Mamma Mia!, & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

Tickets for American Idiot, West Side Story, STOMP, Mamma Mia!, Blue Man Group, and Hal Holbrook In Mark Twain Tonight! at the National Theatre go on sale Monday, October 28. (more...)

Cirque Du Soleil's Diane Paulus-Helmed AMALUNA to Open at Citi Field, 3/20Cirque Du Soleil's Diane Paulus-Helmed AMALUNA to Open at Citi Field, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

Following the enormous popular and critical success of TOTEM earlier this year, Cirque du Soleil has announced the return of its trademark blue-and-yellow big top to New York this spring with Amaluna, directed by 2013 Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, Hair) beginning performances Thursday, March 20 on the grounds of Citi Field in Queens. Whimsical and enchanting, Amaluna is a theatrical acrobatic tribute to the work and voice of women. Amaluna had its world premiere in April of 2012 in Montreal. (more...)

The Muny Announces 2014 Summer Season; BILLY ELLIOT, PORGY & BESS, GREASE & More Included!The Muny Announces 2014 Summer Season; BILLY ELLIOT, PORGY & BESS, GREASE & More Included!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2013

The Muny just announced the 2014 summer season, its 96th sensational summer in Forest Park. The exciting line-up includes 4 Muny premieres. The seven shows are: The Addams Family; Billy Elliott the Musical; Grease; Hello, Dolly!; The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess; Seussical the Musical and Tarzan. For more information call (314) 361-1900 or visit muny.org. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE GERSHWIN'S PORGY AND BESS Will Capture Your Heart: Now Thru Dec. 8BWW Reviews: THE GERSHWIN'S PORGY AND BESS Will Capture Your Heart: Now Thru Dec. 8
by Linda Hodges - Nov 18, 2013

San Francisco audiences were delighted to welcome a powerful and wistfully evocative production of The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess to the bay area and to the stage of the Golden Gate Theatre where it plays now through December 8. Opening night was also the launch of the much anticipated national tour of this Tony award-winning revival. Directed by Diane Paulus, with a book adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks from DuBose and Dorothy Heyward's original book, Porgy and Bess's dramatic story of love, death, addiction and hope comes alive once again for a whole new audience of theatregoers. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Engeman's Ongoing Broadway Concert SeriesBWW Reviews: The Engeman's Ongoing Broadway Concert Series
by Melissa Giordano - Nov 13, 2013

The ongoing Broadway Concert Series at the gorgeous John W. Engeman Theatre of Northport always make for a wonderful evening. During their dark week between shows, producer and host Stephen DeAngelis gathers the best of Broadway for an evening of songs and stories about their careers. Although this time there were brief moments of complete insolence from the audience, the sold out show was very well received. (more...)

PORGY AND BESS National Tour Kicks Off Today in San FranciscoPORGY AND BESS National Tour Kicks Off Today in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2013

The National Tour of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, begins performances today at San Francisco's Golden Gate Theatre. The tour officially opens on Wednesday, Nov. 13. (more...)

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Patti LuPone, Sutton Foster, Betty Buckley and More to Appear on Seth Rudetsky's Broadway Concert Series in New Orleans, Beginning 1/7Patti LuPone, Sutton Foster, Betty Buckley and More to Appear on Seth Rudetsky's Broadway Concert Series in New Orleans, Beginning 1/7
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

Five of the entertainment world's leading ladies will perform in New Orleans in 2013 as Seth Rudetsky's popular Broadway Concert Series makes the leap to NOCCA's Lupin Hall from its summer home at The Art House in Provincetown, MA. Patti LuPone, two-time Tony winner for Gypsy and as the legendary original Evita, will appear for two shows only on January 7th at 6:30 and 8:30. Sutton Foster, two-time Tony-winner for this year's Anything Goes and previously for Thoroughly Modern Millie and star of the ABC Family series Bunheads arrives for one show only on March 2nd at 7:30. Megan Mullally, two-time Emmy-winning star of TV's Will and Grace and star of Broadway's Young Frankenstein performs two shows only on April 6th at 7:30 and 9:30. Audra McDonald, a five-time Tony Award winner and recent star of Porgy and Bess on Broadway and TV's Private Practice will make her New Orleans debut with two shows only on May 18 at 7:30 and 9:30. Betty Buckley, the Tony winning legendary star of Cats and Sunset Boulevard will close the series on June 1 with two shows only at 7:30 and 9:30. The visiting Broadway artists will also be giving master classes for the NOCCA Institute's high school-aged musical theatre students. All five concerts are produced by Mark Cortale, long time producer/manager of Jeffery Roberson aka Varla Jean Merman, and will be hosted by Sirius/XM radio star Seth Rudetsky at the piano. The series is sponsored exclusively by the New Orleans Hotel Collection and Gambit. Tickets can be purchased at www.broadwaynola.com or by calling 800-838-3006. (more...)

National Theatre Announces Broadway Season, Joining Premiere of IF/THEN Will be AMERICAN IDIOT, PORGY AND BESS & MoreNational Theatre Announces Broadway Season, Joining Premiere of IF/THEN Will be AMERICAN IDIOT, PORGY AND BESS & More
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

The National Theatre has just announced its first subscription series in more than a decade with the announcement of Broadway at the National. Boasting the pre-Broadway world premiere of If/Then, the Washington premiere of American Idiot, and the historic return of the Tony Award-winning The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, the 2013-14 season at The National Theatre includes eight productions, and runs November 2013 through June 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: Tony-Nominee Valisia LeKae Talks MOTOWN on NBC's THE GRIOVIDEO: Tony-Nominee Valisia LeKae Talks MOTOWN on NBC's THE GRIO
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's Tony Award nominated leading lady Valisia LeKae, who stars in the new hit musical based on the life of Motown founder Berry Gordy, recently sat down with NBC's "The Grio" host Chris Witherspoon for a special segment on portraying the legendary Diana Ross for the first time ever on a Broadway stage and playing to standing ovations in the biggest box office hit of the season. Check out LeKae's interview below! (more...)

SISTER ACT Comes to Houston's Hobby Center, 5/28-6/2; Tickets on Sale 1/27SISTER ACT Comes to Houston's Hobby Center, 5/28-6/2; Tickets on Sale 1/27
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2013

Direct from Broadway, SISTER ACT, the hilarious, five-time Tony-nominated musical smash, is coming to Houston. SISTER ACT opens at the Hobby Center on May 28 and runs through June 2. Tickets go on sale to the public Sunday, January 27. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MOTOWN's Jackson 5 Perform on WENDY WILLIAMSSTAGE TUBE: MOTOWN's Jackson 5 Perform on WENDY WILLIAMS
by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's "Jackson 5," led by Raymond Luke Jr. as Michael Jackson, visited Wendy Williams' hit daytime show for a live performance of a medley of Jackson 5 songs and to give Wendy some advice for her upcoming Broadway debut in Chicago. Check out their performance and interview below! (more...)

SISTER ACT Comes to Houston's Hobby Center, 5/28-6/2; Tickets on Sale 1/27SISTER ACT Comes to Houston's Hobby Center, 5/28-6/2; Tickets on Sale 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2013

Direct from Broadway, SISTER ACT, the hilarious, five-time Tony-nominated musical smash, is coming to Houston. SISTER ACT opens at the Hobby Center on May 28 and runs through June 2. Tickets go on sale to the public Today, January 27. (more...)

Opera Tampa Announces the 2014 Florida Opera Festival Featuring Bizet, Mozart and More!Opera Tampa Announces the 2014 Florida Opera Festival Featuring Bizet, Mozart and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

The 2013-2014 Florida Opera Festival presented by Opera Tampa is certain to exhilarate every opera buff and fascinate any curious opera novice. Composers Bizet and Mozart, among others, will be showcased in a magnificent season of passion, intrigue and magic. The season also features L'amour Toujours, a Popera! Concert and options to attend the 2012 Tony Award-winning Best Revival of a Musical The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess and a concert by international superstar Andrea Bocelli. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 1/05/2014Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 1/05/2014
by BWW - Jan 5, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/05/2014 for Tampa (more...)

PORGY AND BESS, Ronald K Brown and More Set for The Ordway's 'African Diaspora in Harmony Initiative'PORGY AND BESS, Ronald K Brown and More Set for The Ordway's 'African Diaspora in Harmony Initiative'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts announced today the launch of 'Taking Our Place Centerstage: The African Diaspora in Harmony.' This special initiative offers enhanced programming that includes master classes and workshops, an art exhibition, social gatherings and cultural conversations to celebrate the rich artistic traditions of communities of African and African American ancestry. The surrounding events are designed to enrich the Ordway's 2013-2014 season of world-class performances by Rennie Harris Puremovement, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Maria de Barros, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, and Step Afrika!. (more...)

Amber Iman, Cedric Neal and More Set for SONGS IN THE KEY OF CHOCOLATE at 54 Below, 2/11Amber Iman, Cedric Neal and More Set for SONGS IN THE KEY OF CHOCOLATE at 54 Below, 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Broadway veterans Amber Iman (Soul Doctor), Cedric Neal (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, After Midnight), Tamika Sonja Lawrence (If/Then), Clinton Roane (Scottsboro Boys), and Marcus Paul James (Rent, In The Heights) singing a concert of songs by composer/lyricist, Darius Smith at 54 Below, Tuesday, February 11. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS Reaches a New AudienceBWW Reviews: The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS Reaches a New Audience
by Jimmy Ferraro - Jan 16, 2014

By all means GO SEE THIS PRODUCTION. The voices are amazing! In addition, you may never have another opportunity to experience music of the legendary Gershwins' at their very best, in a multi-award winning production. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 1/12/2014Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 1/12/2014
by BWW - Jan 12, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/12/2014 for Tampa (more...)

PORGY AND BESS, Ronald K Brown and More Set for The Ordway's 'African Diaspora in Harmony Initiative'PORGY AND BESS, Ronald K Brown and More Set for The Ordway's 'African Diaspora in Harmony Initiative'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts announced today the launch of 'Taking Our Place Centerstage: The African Diaspora in Harmony.' This special initiative offers enhanced programming that includes master classes and workshops, an art exhibition, social gatherings and cultural conversations to celebrate the rich artistic traditions of communities of African and African American ancestry. The surrounding events are designed to enrich the Ordway's 2013-2014 season of world-class performances by Rennie Harris Puremovement, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Maria de Barros, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, and Step Afrika!. (more...)

Tickets for National Tour of The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS Goes on Sale Today at The Smith CenterTickets for National Tour of The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS Goes on Sale Today at The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

The Smith Center announced today that single tickets for The National Tour of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, will go on sale today, Feb. 21 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Benton To Star In HOBSON'S CHOICE; Clarke And Hughes In PORGY AND BESS At Open Air TheatreBenton To Star In HOBSON'S CHOICE; Clarke And Hughes In PORGY AND BESS At Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has confirmed lead casting for Hobson's Choice and The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess. Mark Benton will play Henry Hobson in Hobson's Choice, with Jodie McNee as his daughter Maggie. Rufus Bonds Jr and Nicola Hughes play the title roles in Porgy and Bess with Phillip Boykin re-creating his Tony Award nominated performance as Crown, and Sharon D Clarke as Mariah. (more...)

PORGY AND BESS National Tour to Run 3/25-30 at The OrdwayPORGY AND BESS National Tour to Run 3/25-30 at The Ordway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Based on DuBose Heyward's novel 'Porgy' and the play of the same name, which he co-wrote with his wife Dorothy Heyward, the Broadway revival of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess is a stunning and stirring new staging with a magnificent 23-piece orchestra, including such legendary songs as 'Summertime,' 'It Ain't Necessarily So,' and 'I Got Plenty of Nothing.' (more...)

PORGY AND BESS National Tour Makes Philadelphia Premiere, Now thru 2/23PORGY AND BESS National Tour Makes Philadelphia Premiere, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Tickets for The National Tour of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, are now on sale. Part of the BROADWAY PHILADELPHIA season, presented by the KimMel Center for the Performing Arts and The Shubert Organization, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess arrives at the Academy of Music for a limited engagement beginning today, Feb. 18 - 23. The official press opening is tonight, Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Tickets for National Tour of The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS to Go on Sale 2/21 at The Smith CenterTickets for National Tour of The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS to Go on Sale 2/21 at The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The Smith Center announced today that single tickets for The National Tour of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, will go on sale Feb. 21 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Amber Iman, Cedric Neal and More Set for SONGS IN THE KEY OF CHOCOLATE at 54 Below TonightAmber Iman, Cedric Neal and More Set for SONGS IN THE KEY OF CHOCOLATE at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Broadway veterans Amber Iman (Soul Doctor), Cedric Neal (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, After Midnight), Tamika Sonja Lawrence (If/Then), Clinton Roane (Scottsboro Boys), and Marcus Paul James (Rent, In The Heights) singing a concert of songs by composer/lyricist, Darius Smith at 54 Below, tonight, February 11. (more...)

Tickets to ONCE, MAMMA MIA! & PORGY AND BESS in Pittsburgh Now on SaleTickets to ONCE, MAMMA MIA! & PORGY AND BESS in Pittsburgh Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces single tickets go on sale Friday, December 6, 2013 at 9:00am for MAMMA MIA!, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess and ONCE. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS at the National Theatre - A Musical TreatBWW Reviews: THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS at the National Theatre - A Musical Treat
by Charles Shubow - Dec 27, 2013

Historic adaptation of PORGY AND BESS returns to National Theater. (more...)

BWW Reviews: GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS Soars at National TheatreBWW Reviews: GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS Soars at National Theatre
by Elizabeth Bruce - Dec 27, 2013

The most recent version of the famous and often controversial opera, PORGY AND BESS by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward and Ira Gershwin, re-titled as The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, is now playing at DC's National Theatre through Dec. 29, 2013. The opera, which has garnered scores of awards since its first performance in 1935, has been re-mounted by the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge with a creative team including Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, who adapted the book, and Dierdre L. Murray, who adapted the musical score. The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess opened on Broadway in 2011. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS National TourSTAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS National Tour
by Stage Tube - Dec 27, 2013

Winner of the 2012 TONY AWARDŽ FOR BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess is hitting the road with award-winning members of the Broadway cast in this stunning and stirring new staging. Accompanied by a lush 23-piece orchestra, this re-envisioned Broadway production includes such legendary songs as 'Summertime,' 'It Ain't Necessarily So,' and 'I Got Plenty of Nothing.' Check out highlights of the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at PORGY AND BESS National Tour; St. Louis Added to Itinerary!Photo Flash: First Look at PORGY AND BESS National Tour; St. Louis Added to Itinerary!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

The National Tour of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, winner of the 2012 Tony AwardŽ for Best Musical Revival, announces an additional city to their 2013-2014 touring season. The Muny in St. Louis will host the world of Catfish Row from July 8- 13, 2014. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! Photo Credit: Michael J. Lutch (more...)

PORGY AND BESS National Tour to Make Philadelphia Premiere, 2/18-23PORGY AND BESS National Tour to Make Philadelphia Premiere, 2/18-23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Tickets for The National Tour of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, are now on sale. Part of the BROADWAY PHILADELPHIA season, presented by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and the Shubert Organization, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess arrives at the Academy of Music for a limited engagement beginning Feb. 18 - 23. The official press opening is Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 12/15/2013Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 12/15/2013
by BWW - Dec 15, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/15/2013 for Mesa (more...)

Joffrey Ballet, PIXAR IN CONCERT and More Set for Cleveland Orchestra's 2013 Blossom Music Festival, 7/3-9/1Joffrey Ballet, PIXAR IN CONCERT and More Set for Cleveland Orchestra's 2013 Blossom Music Festival, 7/3-9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2013

The Cleveland Orchestra has announced the 2013 Blossom Music Festival season. The Orchestra will present 19 concerts at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Valley National Park from July 3 - September 1. (more...)

The 2013-14 Florida Opera Festival Adds Picnic in the Park, Holiday Concert & MoreThe 2013-14 Florida Opera Festival Adds Picnic in the Park, Holiday Concert & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

The 2013-2014 Florida Opera Festival presented by Opera Tampa is certain to exhilarate every opera buff and fascinate any curious opera novice. Composers Bizet and Mozart, among others, will be showcased in a magnificent season of passion, intrigue and magic. The season also features L'amour Toujours, a Popera! Concert and options to attend the 2012 Tony Award-winning Best Revival of a Musical, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, and a concert by international superstar Andrea Bocelli. (more...)

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