BWW Video Show Preview: The Threepenny Opera
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2006

Catch scenes from Roundabout's 'The Threepenny Opera' starring Alan Cumming, Cyndi Lauper, Jim Dale right now on BroadwayWorld.com! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Donna Murphy and Roundabout Team Discuss THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE
by Kelsey Denette - Feb 4, 2011

Once the darling of the Yiddish Theatre in pre-war Poland, now a grandmother in New York City, Bubbie has had quite a life. But what will it all mean if she can't pass on her stories to the next generation? Performances of THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE will begin on Friday, April 1st, 2011. Meanwhile, check out Donna Murphy and Roundabout's team discussing the musical below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE Creatives Talk Shop
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2011

The Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway musical, THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE, starring two time Tony® Award-winner Donna Murphy and directed by Leonard Foglia, features book & lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart and music by Mike Stoller and Artie Butler. Click below to hear what the creatives have to say about this new work! (more...)

BWW TV Sneak Peek: THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 25, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new Broadway musical THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE, starring two time Tony® Award-winner Donna Murphy, directed by Leonard Foglia. THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE features book & lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart and music by Mike Stoller and Artie Butler. Production footage has been released and we have a sneak peek! (more...)

BWW TV: THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE Opens Tonight!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 28, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company is presenting the new Broadway musical THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE, starring two time Tony® Award-winner Donna Murphy, directed by Leonard Foglia. THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE features book & lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart and music by Mike Stoller and Artie Butler. Click below for a performance preview! (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway Beat at THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE Opening Night!
by Broadway Beat - Apr 29, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company is presenting the new Broadway musical THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE, starring two time Tony® Award-winner Donna Murphy, directed by Leonard Foglia. THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE features book & lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart and music by Mike Stoller and Artie Butler. Below, Broadway Beat brings you opening night party coverage! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Broadway-Bound PORGY & BESS in Workshop
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 22, 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. Tickets for preview performances are currently on sale, remaining tickets for the run go on sale on July 12. Check out a sneak peek of the production below! (more...)

TV: Broadway-Bound PORGY & BESS - First Footage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 9, 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 first footage of the show has been released in a new commercial spot and BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Audra McDonald on Becoming Bess
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 20, 2011

The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS opens on Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street, between 8th Avenue and Broadway). Tickets are now on sale at Ticketmaster.com or by calling 877-250-2929. In the video below, leading lady Audra McDonald chats about what it's like to take on the iconic character. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at PORGY & BESS on Broadway - Montage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 11, 2012

We'll have a complete BWW TV preview up later, but we couldn't resist bringing you a sneak peek at a production montage for The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS on Broadway! The show 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. (more...)

BWW TV: PORGY & BESS on Broadway - Complete & Thrilling Show Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 11, 2012

'Wow' is all that we could say after watching this thrilling show preview for The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS on Broadway! Check out the footage below of Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, David Alan Grier & company lighting up the stage in this new production which opens on Thursday, January 12! (more...)

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! (more...)

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! (more...)

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! (more...)

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! (more...)

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! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: PORGY AND BESS Onstage Marriage Proposal!
by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 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. In the video below, the audience got a special surprise when the cast welcomed a couple onstage for a heartwarming marriage propsal. Click below to check it out! (more...)

BWW TV: Audra McDonald on How She Owes Her Tony Win to the Generation of Greats Before Her
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2012

Last night, June 10, Audra McDonald took home her 5th Tony Award for for Best Lead Actress in a Musical for her role of 'Bess' in THE GERSWIN's PORGY AND BESS. Though we'd think she'd be used to the feeling of winning by now, McDonald spoke with BroadwayWorld just moments after her win only to reveal how it still feels 'out of body'. Click below to hear from the Broadway darling herself! (more...)

BWW Special Coverage: 4th of July Guide for the Patriotic Theatre Junkie - Videos, Event Schedules & More!
by BWW - Jul 4, 2012

A devout theater fan knows no holiday, and thankfully, many of Broadway's most beloved shows and performers nationwide don't either. So what's a theater enthusiast to do on this Independence Day? Check out a sampling of this year's most exciting 4th of July offerings and click below to revisit some of your favorites saluting our nation in song! (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of THE SNOW GEESE in Rehearsal- Mary Louise Parker & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 12, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Producer; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) andMCC Theater (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey,William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) present the world premiere of The Snow Geese, a new play by Sharr White, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. The cast and creative team met the press earlier this week and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with them about the upcoming production. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)

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