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STAGE TUBE: Audra McDonald Visits THE COLBERT REPORT!
by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2012

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess is now on Broadway with a cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice') as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color') as Sporting Life. Last night, McDonald was a guest on The Colbert Report on Comedy Central. The four-time Tony Award-winner chatted with Stephen Colbert about her return to Broadway and performed 'Summertime.' Click below to check it out!

DVR ALERT: Audra McDonald to Visit COLBERT REPORT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2012

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess is now on Broadway with a cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice') as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color') as Sporting Life. McDonlad will be a guest on The Colbert Report tonight at 11:30pm EST on Comedy Central. The four-time Tony Award-winner will chat with Stephen Colbert about her return to Broadway in The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess nd perform a number from the show.

STAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis & Audra McDonald Perform on THE ROSIE SHOW!
by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2012

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess is now on Broadway with a cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice') as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color') as Sporting Life. McDonlad and Lewis will appear on 'The Rosie Show' tomorrow March 2, and BroadwayWorld brings you previews of their performances of 'Summertime,' 'I Got PLenty O' Nuttin,' and 'I Loves You, Porgy' below! Check your local listings to tune in live!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Caissie Levy, Kacie Sheik, Wallace Smith & More Pay Tribute to Whitney Houston!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 1, 2012

Broadway Remembers Whitney, a benefit concert honoring one of the greatest icons and voices of our generation was held on February 27th at Joe's Pub. Check out concert highlights below!

Photo Coverage: Broadway Remembers Whitney Houston at Joe's Pub
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Feb 28, 2012

Broadway Remembers Whitney, a benefit concert honoring one of the greatest icons and voices of our generation was held last night, February 27th at Joe's Pub.

Wallace Smith, Morgan James, et al. Set for BROADWAY REMEMBERS WHITNEY, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2012

Broadway Remembers Whitney, a benefit concert honoring one of the greatest icons and voices of our generation, will take place on Monday, February 27th at Joe's Pub, 425 Lafayette Street (between East 4th and Astor Place), performance begins at 9:30pm. Tickets are currently sold out. More information is available at www.tickets.joespub.com or by calling 212.967.7555.

Broadway Cast Recording for PORGY AND BESS Set For May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2012

ps classics today announced that they will be presenting the New Broadway Cast Recording of THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS, to be released May 8. The recording will take place on March 12 and 13.

PORGY AND BESS to Host Post-Show Benefit for Broadway Cares, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2012

On Tuesday, February 21st, Givenik.com, the revolutionary way to go to Broadway, will partner with the critically acclaimed Broadway production of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess for a special post-performance reception for audience and cast members at B. Smith's (320 West 46th Street) to support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Purchase any ticket through Givenik.com to the Tuesday, February 21st performance and send your confirmation number to RSVP@givenik.com to be invited to a special post-show cast party at B. Smith's, supporting Broadway Cares! And be sure to remember BC/EFA when choosing who receives your 5% donation.

PORGY AND BESS' Joshua Henry Set For Solo Concert At The Triad 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2012

Tony Nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Henry (The Scottsboro Boys, American Idiot), who is currently starring as Jake in the production of The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS, will give a solo concert performance at The Triad Theater (158 west 72nd Street) at 9:30pm on February 20, 2012.

THE GERSHWINS' PORGY & BESS Extends Through September 30, 2012
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2012

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess is now on Broadway with a cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, "Private Practice") as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Miserables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, "In Living Color") as Sporting Life. The New York Times has just revealed that the production will extend its run through September 30, 2012, due to both critical and box office success. The production was originally scheduled to close on July 8, 2012. The news was released by producers, who have emailed groups sales reps informing them of the extension.

PORGY AND BESS' Joshua Henry Set For Solo Concert At The Triad 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

Tony Nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Henry (The Scottsboro Boys, American Idiot), who is currently starring as Jake in the production of The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS, will give a solo concert performance at The Triad Theater (158 west 72nd Street) at 9:30pm on February 20, 2012.

PORGY AND BESS to Host Post-Show Benefit for Broadway Cares, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2012

On Tuesday, February 21st, Givenik.com, the revolutionary way to go to Broadway, will partner with the critically acclaimed Broadway production of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess for a special post-performance reception for audience and cast members at B. Smith's (320 West 46th Street) to support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Purchase any ticket through Givenik.com to the Tuesday, February 21st performance and send your confirmation number to RSVP@givenik.com to be invited to a special post-show cast party at B. Smith's, supporting Broadway Cares! And be sure to remember BC/EFA when choosing who receives your 5% donation.

STAGE TUBE: Audra McDonald & Norm Lewis Perform "Bess, You Is My Woman" on The View
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2012

The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS officially opened on Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice') as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color') as Sporting Life. Today, McDonald and Lewis appeared on The View to promote the show and BroadwayWorld brings you their performance of 'Bess, You Is My Woman Now' below!

STAGE TUBE: New Promo Released for PORGY & BESS!
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2012

The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS officially opened on Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). The cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice') as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color') as Sporting Life. The cast also includes Phillip Boykin as Crown, Nikki Renée Daniels as Clara, Joshua Henry as Jake, Christopher Innvar as Detective, Bryonha Marie Parham as Serena and NaTasha Yvette Williams as Mariah, as well as Sumayya Ali, Allison Blackwell, Roosevelt André Credit, Trevon Davis, Joseph Dellger, Wilkie Ferguson, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Gavin Gregory, Heather Hill, David Hughey, Andrea Jones-Sojola, Alicia Hall Moran, Cedric Neal, Phumzile Sojola, Nathaniel Stampley, Julius Thomas III, J.D. Webster and Lisa Nicole Wilkerson. Check out the just-released promo for the show below!

PORGY AND BESS Announces Student Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2012

Producers of The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS, which officially opened on Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street), have announced a student rush policy for the critically-acclaimed Broadway revival.

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of PORGY & BESS with Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis & More!
by Broadway Beat - Jan 18, 2012

On Thursday, January 12, The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess opened at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Broadway Beat was on hand for exciting opening night party to chat with the cast and company and takes you inside below!

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.

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!

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!

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!

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