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Based on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward

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The King and I Starring Sandy Duncan Comes to Boston Oct. 12-17th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2004

The lavish, new production of Rodger's & Hammerstein's The King & I, starring Sandy Duncan and directed by Baayork Lee, will grace the stage of Boston's Wang Theatre for one week only, when it opens on Tuesday, October 12 and plays through Sunday, October 17, 2004. Press night is scheduled for Wednesday, October 13 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Paper Mill's Of Thee I Sing:  A Landslide VictoryPaper Mill's Of Thee I Sing: A Landslide Victory
by Michael Dale - Sep 20, 2004

The classic musical political satire gets a fast and funny re-mounting (more...)

Stokes Mitchell Performs with NSO at Kennedy Center, Sept. 15-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2005

Brian Stokes Mitchell will sing with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center on September 15th, 16th and 17th (more...)

Complete Casting Announced for London Porgy and Bess
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2006

Complete casting has been announced for Trevor Nunn's abridged London staging of the Gershwin classic Porgy and Bess, which begins performances in October (more...)

Lansbury, Mitchell, Etc. Set for 11/13 Gershwin ConcertLansbury, Mitchell, Etc. Set for 11/13 Gershwin Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2006

Angela Lansbury, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kitty Carlisle Hart and more will celebrate the music of George Gershwin at Lincoln Center on November 13th (more...)

Stokes Mitchell and McDonald Pay Tribute to Gershwin in 2006 Ravinia Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2005

Brian Stokes Mitchell and Audra McDonald will headline Gershwin at Ravinia: Who Could Ask for Anything More? on July 15th, 2006 (more...)

An Interview with Michael McElroyAn Interview with Michael McElroy
by Craig Brockman - Oct 2, 2003

Michael McElroy sits down and talks about his career and the upcoming Broadway Inspirational Voices concert. (more...)

Cole Porter and Moss Hart's Jubilee:  Still Smart, Funny and TunefulCole Porter and Moss Hart's Jubilee: Still Smart, Funny and Tuneful
by Michael Dale - Oct 19, 2004

Musicals Tonight! revives the show that brought us 'Begin the Beguine', 'Just One of Those Things' and 'The Kling-Kling Bird on the Top of the Divi-Divi Tree' (more...)

Ten Questions for Jack O'BrienTen Questions for Jack O'Brien
by Jena Tesse Fox - Oct 19, 2003

This year's Tony winner for Best Director of a Musical answers ten questions about his career. (more...)

Christiane Noll to Sing the Gershwins at Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2006

Broadway star Christiane Noll will headline 'Strike Up the Band: A Gershwin Brothers Celebration' at the Kennedy Center on November 24th at 1:30 PM and 7 PM and on November 25th at 8 PM (more...)

London Revivals of 'Porgy' and Cabaret Extend to Fall '07
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2006

The high-profile London revivals of Porgy and Bess and Cabaret are extending into fall of 2007 (more...)

In Gratitude: A Fan's Remembrance of Harold RomeIn Gratitude: A Fan's Remembrance of Harold Rome
by Bruce F. Winston - May 31, 2006

Bruce F. Winston remembers his 'musical theatre mentor' Harold Rome, the composer/lyricist of Call Me Mister, Fanny, I Can Get It for You Wholesale and more (more...)

Stay Tuned! PBS-KQED Broadcasts: JuneStay Tuned! PBS-KQED Broadcasts: June
by Eugene Lovendusky - May 25, 2006

San Francisco's PBS affiliate, KQED TV9 DT9, has several great up-coming Broadway and theatre-related broadcasts planned for the month of June. (more...)

Of Thee I Sing:  The Wild PartyOf Thee I Sing: The Wild Party
by Michael Dale - May 15, 2006

Encores!'s latest production helps prove this classic and wholly original musical deserves a higher place in the standard American theatre repertory (more...)

Darius de Haas: Keeping Traditions AliveDarius de Haas: Keeping Traditions Alive
by Jena Tesse Fox - May 11, 2005

Broadway and Cabaret star Darius de Haas talks about jazz, Vaudeville, and how today's stars were influenced by yesterday's. (more...)

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Nikki Renee Daniels of 'Les Misérables'GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Nikki Renee Daniels of 'Les Misérables'
by Adrienne Onofri - Mar 9, 2007

Nikki just finished a run as Fantine and is prepping for her first solo cabaret on April 9. (more...)

Sher and O'Brien to Direct Operas for the Met Next Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2006

Two new productions of operas by Rossini and Puccini will be helmed, respectively, by The Light in the Piazza's Bartlett Sher and Dirty Rotten Scoundrel's Jack O'Brien as part of the Metropolitan Opera's 2006-2007 season (more...)

NSO Pops' '06-'07 Season Brings Runolfsson, Pedi, Arnaz and More to the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2006

Anne Runofsson, Christine Pedi, Robert Klein and Lucie Arnaz are among the stars who have been announced to take part in National Symphony Orchestra's Pops 2006-2007 season at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C (more...)

REVIEW: BROADWAY BY THE YEAR-- THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1935
by Jena Tesse Fox - Mar 28, 2004

In the largest, most lavish, and least amplified edition of the popular series yet, Broadway's brightest sing the hits and misses of 1935. (more...)

UK Roundup - Fiddler, Hairspray, Jersey Boys, EvitaUK Roundup - Fiddler, Hairspray, Jersey Boys, Evita
by Jake Brunger - Mar 25, 2007

A bumper issue of openings and closings! Fiddler, Hairspray and Jersey Boys move in whilst Evita, Porgy and Bess and Guys and Dolls move out.. (more...)

Porgy and Bess to Close in London; 'Fiddler' on the WayPorgy and Bess to Close in London; 'Fiddler' on the Way
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2007

Trevor Nunn's West End revival of Porgy and Bess will close in order to make room for a new production of Fiddler on the Roof starring Olivier Award-winner Henry Goodman as Tevye. (more...)

Beechman Presents New Series with Daniels, Cates, Alvin
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2007

The Laurie Beechman Theatre is pleased to announce an exciting new series: Voices from the Great White Way featuring Nikki Renee Daniels, Kristy Cates and Farah Alvin. (more...)

CD Review: In Your Dreams - Christine Ebersole with Billy StritchCD Review: In Your Dreams - Christine Ebersole with Billy Stritch
by - Mar 12, 2005

In Your Dreams sets a high bar for vocal recordings by Broadway's current group of performers. (more...)

Nunn's Shortened Porgy and Bess Opens in London in Nov.Nunn's Shortened Porgy and Bess Opens in London in Nov.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2006

A new production of the Gershwin's groundbreaking folk opera Porgy and Bess--trimmed down from 'a four hour opera to a two-and-a-half-hour musical' will begin performances at the Savoy Theatre in London on October 25th and open on November 9th (more...)

UK Roundup - Lord/Rings, Chris Carmack, Ave Q, Porgy/BessUK Roundup - Lord/Rings, Chris Carmack, Ave Q, Porgy/Bess
by Jake Brunger - Jul 5, 2006

Lord of the Rings plans to cast its spell on London, Chris Carmack and Rosamund Pike plan Summer and Smoke, Trevor Nunn trims Porgy and Bess and a roundup of Avenue Q reviews. (more...)

Nunn's Porgy and Bess to Transfer to Bway After London RunNunn's Porgy and Bess to Transfer to Bway After London Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2006

Trevor Nunn's new production of the Gershwins' groundbreaking folk opera Porgy and Bess will receive a Broadway transfer after its London run (more...)

Casting Rumors for First Wives Club Include Peters, Mullally, Channing and LatifahCasting Rumors for First Wives Club Include Peters, Mullally, Channing and Latifah
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2005

Producer Paul Lambert tells Liz Smith who he has his eye on for the 2006 musical in today's New York Post (more...)

Photo Coverage: Porgy and Bess at the Hollywood BowlPhoto Coverage: Porgy and Bess at the Hollywood Bowl
by Shira Greenberg - Jul 16, 2005

Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Wayne Brady appeared in the Weeked Spectacular. (more...)

News for 'Q:' Olivier Nod, 'Scrubs' and New House Record
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2007

Recent news for Avenue Q includes an Olivier Award nomination, a new 'Scrubs' episode and a new house record (more...)

Olivier Awards Nominations Announced, Spamalot Leads Pack
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2007

The nominations have been announced for the 2007 Laurance Olivier Awards, the UK's most prestigious theatrical awards. The awards will be presented on February 18, 2007 at the Grosvenor House Hotel. (more...)

John Doyle to Direct McDonald and LuPone in Mahagonny, Feb. '07John Doyle to Direct McDonald and LuPone in Mahagonny, Feb. '07
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2006

In February of 2007, a new production of Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, starring Patti LuPone and Audra McDonald and directed by John Doyle, will open (more...)

The Rise and Fall of the Broadway Musical: Is The Fabulous Invalid Beyond Recovery?The Rise and Fall of the Broadway Musical: Is The Fabulous Invalid Beyond Recovery?
by Michael Dale - Jan 13, 2005

Mark N. Grant's new book explores the fall of a once-vital art form. (more...)

Out With The Old, In With The New
by Robert Gould - Jan 1, 2007

Another year draws to a close and a new year beckons. Almost as the clock turns between the years we say adieu to Idina and say hello to Kerry, wave a fond goodbye to Caroline or Change and The Producers and welcome the brief return of The Rocky Horror Show and The History Boys. As we sing Auld Lang's Syne, it gives cause to look back on and look forward to the respective years in London theatre. (more...)

Nikki Renee Daniels Performs January 8 at Splash
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2007

Les Miserables' Nikki Renee Daniels will perform in concert on Monday night, January 8th at 11:30 PM at Splash. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inspired By... Benefit ConcertPhoto Flash: Inspired By... Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2007

ProjectExplorer's benefit concert, 'Inspired By...,' was held on Monday, February 5th at Gibson Entertainment Showroom in Midtown. Hosted by Jamison Stern (By Jeeves), Broadway performers shared songs that have inspired them personally and professionally. (more...)

UK Roundup - Sunday, Oliviers, Daniel Radcliffe, ParadeUK Roundup - Sunday, Oliviers, Daniel Radcliffe, Parade
by Jake Brunger - Feb 25, 2007

Sunday in the Park with George dominates the Laurence Olivier Awards, Jason Robert Brown's Parade comes to London and Daniel Radcliffe gets naked on stage.. (more...)

2007 Olivier Awards Winners; Sunday in the Park...Leads Pack2007 Olivier Awards Winners; Sunday in the Park...Leads Pack
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2007

The winners are currently being announced for the 2007 Laurance Olivier Awards, the UK's most prestigious theatrical awards. (more...)

The Legacy of Broadway's 'Golden Boy' Sammy Davis Jr.: An Interview with His Widow, Altovise Gore DavisThe Legacy of Broadway's 'Golden Boy' Sammy Davis Jr.: An Interview with His Widow, Altovise Gore Davis
by Randy Rice - Feb 18, 2006

Altovise Gore Davis talks to BroadwayWorld.com about her late husband, Sammy Davis Jr. and 'Mr. Bojangles, The Ultimate Entertainer' which has its World Premiere at Mohegan Sun's Cabaret on February 22, 2006. (more...)

Grey, Henshall, Crivello, Etc. Set for 5/6 London Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2007

For the first time Tony and Academy Award Winner and Broadway legend Joel Grey will be headlining at The Night of 1000 Voices. He will be joined by the current Phantom in Las Vegas, Anthony Crivello, Tony Award Winner for his performance in Kiss of The Spiderwoman, Ruthie Henshall and members of the Cast of Avenue Q and special guests. This exciting and exclusive performance will introduced by I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here Queen, Myleene Klass and will be for the benefit of The National Artistic Society. (more...)

Gershwin's Porgy & Bess Set for Broadway Run Next YearGershwin's Porgy & Bess Set for Broadway Run Next Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2006

A Broadway run has been confirmed for Gershwin's Porgy & Bess (more...)

George Merritt Performing in ME Concerts through Dec. 18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2006

Acclaimed baritone and Drama Desk Award-nominee George Merritt is making an encore performance in 15 concerts with the Portland (Maine) Symphony Orchestra in their annual 'Magic of Christmas' Concert Series from December 8 - 18, 2006 (more...)

8 Major Musicals in 8 Weeks: Fall '06 in London8 Major Musicals in 8 Weeks: Fall '06 in London
by Jake Brunger - Aug 9, 2006

With no less than 8 major musicals opening in Fall 2006 in London, which ones are steaming ahead and which ones lagging behind? Jake takes a look and finds out.. (more...)

'Gershwin Sings Gershwin' at Stoneham Theatre
by Nancy Grossman - Aug 3, 2006

Tribute to Gershwins' impressive body of work (more...)

Maria Friedman Makes Broadway Debut In Woman In WhiteMaria Friedman Makes Broadway Debut In Woman In White
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2005

Maria Friedman, the leading lady of the British musical theatre, makes her Broadway debut in London's smash hit musical, THE WOMAN IN WHITE, opening on Broadway Thursday, November 17th at the Marquis Theatre (211 W 45th St). (more...)

Peters and Hughes to Headline Porgy and Bess in London
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2006

Clarke Peters and Nicola Hughes will take on two of musical theatre's most famous roles with Trevor Nunn's abridged London staging of the Gershwin classic Porgy and Bess (more...)

CAROLINE, or CHANGE - Cast RecordingCAROLINE, or CHANGE - Cast Recording
by - Aug 22, 2004

Jose reviews the new recording which will preserve this show. (more...)

CA's Opera Pacific to Present Full Concert of Porgy & Bess
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2006

Opera Pacific will present a full concert version of Gershwin's Porgy and Bess (October 4-5, 2006) during the opening celebration for the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, which is part of the Orange County Performing Arts Center's expansion (more...)

Casting Announced for New Production of 'A Chorus Line'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2006

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A CHORUS LINE Announces Complete 2006 Cast
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2006

A Chorus Line, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning musical, proudly announces the 2006 cast. (more...)

The Broadway Fake Book: Broadway's Music Box Theatre to be renamed for Jason Robert BrownThe Broadway Fake Book: Broadway's Music Box Theatre to be renamed for Jason Robert Brown
by Michael Dale - Apr 26, 2004

The historic home of Irving Berlin's Music Box Revues will soon spell out in lights 'The Jason Robert Brown Theatre' (more...)

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