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Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press

Primary Stages in association with Susan Dietz (Fela!, Mothers and Sons), present the world premiere of While I Yet Live by the Tony-winning star of Kinky Boots and Angels in America, Billy Porter, and directed by Tony Award nomineeSheryl Kaller (Mothers and Sons, Next Fall, Adrift in Macao). Poor Behavior plays a limited, six-week engagement September 23 - October 31 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET project (229 West 42nd Street). Opening night is Sunday, October 12 at 7PM. The company met the press on September 12, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the event below!

This new work about a young man's coming of age in Pittsburgh amongst a bevy of fascinating and strong-willed women features Elain Graham (The Picture Box, "Smash"), Sheria Irving (Romeo & Juliet, Ethel Sings), Emmy Award winner S. Epatha Merkerson (Come Back, Little Sheba; "Law & Order"), Kevyn Morrow (The Scarlet Pimpernel, Dreamgirls), Larry Powell (Broke-ology, The Christians), Sharon Washington (The Scottsboro Boys, Wild With Happy), and Tony Award winner Lillias White (The Life, Fela!).

While I Yet Live features a set design by James Noone, costume design by ESosa, lighting design by Kevin Adams, sound design by Leon Rothenberg, original music by Jerome Kirkland, Jr. and casting by Stephanie Klapper Casting.

Photo Credit: Walter McBridehigh res photos

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
Billy Porter

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
Sheryl Kaller

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
S. Epatha Merkerson

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
Larry Powell

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
Sheria Irving

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
Elain Graham

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
Sharon Washington

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
Kevyn Morrow

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
Lilias White

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
Billy Porter

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
Sheryl Kaller

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
Larry Powell

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
Sheria Irving

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
Elain Graham

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
Sharon Washington

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
Kevyn Morrow

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
Lilias White

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
S. Epatha Merkerson, playwright Billy Porter and LiLlias White

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
S. Epatha Merkerson, playwright Billy Porter and LiLlias White

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
S. Epatha Merkerson, playwright Billy Porter and LiLlias White

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
(L-R, Top) Larry Powell, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sheryl Kaller, playwright Billy Porter, LiLlias White, Kevyn Morrow, (L-R, Bottom) Sheria Irving, Elain Graham and Sharon Washington

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
(L-R, Top) Larry Powell, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sheryl Kaller, playwright Billy Porter, LiLlias White, Kevyn Morrow, (L-R, Bottom) Sheria Irving, Elain Graham and Sharon Washington

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