The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
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Richard Rodgers Theatre (New York, NY)
226 W. 46th St.
New York, NY 10036
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$74.75 - $144.75
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The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess Photos

Photo Coverage: The Actors Fund Honors Norm Lewis at Benefit Lunch
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 21, 2012

Today, June 21, Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis was the guest of honor at a private luncheon benefitting The Actor's Fund. Producer Randie Levine-Miller is launching a new celebrity luncheon series to benefit the Fund and their efforts to support talent. BroadwayWorld was thrilled to be on hand for the event and brings you photo coverage below. (more...)


Photo Coverage: Norm Lewis Officially Joins Sardi's Wall of Fame
by Walter McBride - May 31, 2012

Tony nominee Norm Lewis, currently starring on Broadway as Porgy in The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS, joined the legendary walls of Sardi's when his caricature was unveiled and hung yesterday, May 30th, during a special ceremony. His portrait joins the hundreds of Broadway and Hollywood celebrities, including his co-star and fellow 2012 Tony nominee Audra McDonald, as well as co-star David Alan Grier also Tony-nominated for his performance in The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS. (more...)


FREEZE FRAME: Norm Lewis Joins the Sardi's Wall of Fame
by Walter McBride - May 30, 2012

Tony nominee Norm Lewis, currently starring on Broadway as Porgy in The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS, joined the legendary walls of Sardi's (234 West 44th Street) when his caricature was unveiled and hung this evening, May 30th, during a special ceremony. His portrait joins the hundreds of Broadway and Hollywood celebrities, including his co-star and fellow 2012 Tony nominee Audra McDonald, as well as co-star David Alan Grier also Tony-nominated for his performance in The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS. See a photo of the three together at Sardi's below! (more...)


Photo Flash: PORGY & BESS Cast Signs Albums at Barnes & Noble!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2012

View members of the cast at yesterday's Barnes & Noble cast recording performance and signing below! (more...)


Photo Coverage: PFLAG National Honors Audra McDonald & Will Swenson and More at the 2012 Straight For Equality Awards Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 3, 2012

PFLAG National honored Broadway stars Audra McDonald (THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS, PRIVATE PRACTICE) and Will Swenson (PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, HAIR) with the 2012 Straight for Equality in Entertainment Award, presented at the Fourth Annual Straight for Equality Awards Gala on April 2nd at the Marriott Marquis Times Square. (more...)


Photo Coverage: Audra McDonald & Norm Lewis Welcome New Neighbors Kelli O'Hara & Matthew Broderick to the Block!
by Walter McBride - Mar 29, 2012

Two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick and three-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara star in NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, featuring music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin. The production will begin performances on Broadway today, March 29, 2012 and officially open on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at the Imperial Theatre. Yesterday, NICE WORK's neighbors at PORGY AND BESS welcomed the show to Broadway. Check out photos of four of Broadway's biggest stars, Norm Lewis, Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara and Matthew Broderick bonding below! (more...)


Photo Coverage: PORGY AND BESS Welcomes New York City Educators!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 14, 2012

Producers of The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS just announced that thanks to a generous donation from the families of George and Ira Gershwin, 2,250 high school students from New York City Public Schools will be coming to see the show on Wednesday matinees from March through May. The event kicked off yesterday, March 13, with a special event that involved both cast members and teachers and city officials. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities, and we bring you full photo coverage below! (more...)


Photo Coverage: Inside the PORGY & BESS Gypsy Robe Ceremony!
by Walter McBride - Jan 17, 2012

A long-standing opening night tradition on the Great White Way, the fabled Gypsy Robe is bestowed upon a veteran Broadway chorus member for each opening production. In what has now become a theatrical ritual, originating on Broadway 60 years ago, the latest receipient was THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS cast member J.D. Webster at the Richard Rogers Theatre in New York City. (more...)


Photo Coverage: PORGY & BESS Opening Night Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - Jan 13, 2012

Check out photos below of Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, David Alan Grier & company lighting up the stage during the show's opening night curtain call celebration on Thursday, January 12! (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...)


Photo Coverage: THE GERSHWIN's PORGY & BESS Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
by Walter McBride - 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. Check out the starry theatre arrivals below! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at PORGY & BESS on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2012

The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS opens on Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre starring Audra McDonald as Bess, Norm Lewis as Porgy and David Alan Grier as Sporting Life. Production shots have just been released and below we bring you a first look! (more...)


Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with PORGY & BESS
by Walter McBride - Dec 7, 2011

The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS comes to Broadway in a stirring new staging, featuring such legendary songs as 'Summertime,' 'It Ain't Necessarily So,' and 'I Got Plenty Of Nothing,' plus a remarkable cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice'), Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color'). (more...)


Photo Coverage: PORGY AND BESS Meets the Press!
by Walter McBride - Dec 7, 2011

The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS comes to Broadway in a stirring new staging, featuring such legendary songs as 'Summertime,' 'It Ain't Necessarily So,' and 'I Got Plenty Of Nothing,' plus a remarkable cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice'), Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color'). Yesterday, the company met the press and treated the crowd to a performance preview. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you full photo coverage of the festivities below! (more...)


Photo Flash: New Marquee for PORGY & BESS
by Peter James Zielinski - Oct 21, 2011

THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS, which played a record-breaking, sold out engagement at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, will play a 26-week limited run at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street, between 8th Avenue and Broadway). The new marquee is now up at the theatre - check it out below! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at PORGY AND BESS Broadway Artwork!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2011

It was announced last week that the Broadway-bound production of THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS, which played a record-breaking, sold out engagement at the American Repertory Theater, will play a 26-week limited run at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street, between 8th Avenue and Broadway). Check out the just-released artwork for the Broadway run below! (more...)


UP ON THE MARQUEE: THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS
by Walter McBride - Sep 16, 2011

On August 31, American Repertory Theatre opened The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS. Written by Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, the A.R.T. production features an adaptation by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and Obie Award-winning composer Diedre L. Murray. It is directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus, with choreography by Ronald K. Brown. The show began previews on August 17 and is planning a Broadway transfer this winter. The production is scheduled to begin previews at the Richard Rogers Theatre on December 17, 2011 in anticipation of a January 12, 2012 Broadway opening. The marquee is going up at the Richard Rogers, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos below! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Broadway-Bound PORGY & BESS at A.R.T.
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 tonight, 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. Check out the first production shots below! (more...)


Photo Flash: The Gershwins' PORGY & BESS in Rehearsal at A.R.T.
by BWW - Aug 8, 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...)