Porgy and Bess Broadway

Based on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward


Alvin Theatre

(New York, NY)
250 W. 52nd St.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Metropolitan Opera's Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, conducts Puccini's majestic Turandot, the maestro's first Puccini opera with the company, in performances beginning October 3, 2019.
by Joanna Barouch - Sep 26, 2019
Opening Night at the Metropolitan Opera! The very words tingle with palpable electricity and anticipation. Whether you attend in person, or go to the Times Square simulcast, or whether you listen on the radio or on the Met website, you are participating in one of the most thrilling events of the New York City musical year.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
The internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series, hosted and music-directed by Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky, will return to NOCCA's Lupin Hall for its eighth consecutive year.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
The London Theatre Company by special arrangement with Elliott & Harper Productions and Catherine Schreiber, presents the much-celebrated Leeds Playhouse production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe over the 2019/20 festive season at the Bridge.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Porgy and Bess just recently began performances at the Metropolitan Opera. Get a first look at the cast in action!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Porgy and Bess just recently began performances at the Metropolitan Opera. What did the critics have to say?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Renée Fleming will reprise her starring turn in The Light in the Piazza in the United States this fall. Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas' six-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical will be directed by the UK's multiple Oliver Award-winning Daniel Evans. The production will play previously announced runs at the L.A. Opera October 12-20, 2019 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, and at the Lyric Opera of Chicago December 14-29, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
For many people, a big part of a successful theatre trip is extras like snacks and souvenirs: something good to drink or munch on pre-theatre or in the interval, and that perfect piece of merchandise to take home and keep as a memory of the show, and a great night out. In our latest theatre guide, BroadwayWorld reviewers recommend some of their favourites!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
The Houston Symphony and Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada celebrate the return of French piano star Jean-Yves Thibaudet to Jones Hall in a program that explores the former's interest in music of the Americas and the latter's penchant for jazz in Gershwin's Piano Concerto & Porgy and Bess at 8 p.m. Sept. 27 & 28 and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 29.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
Porgy and Bess just recently began performances at the Metropolitan Opera and we've got a first look for you! Check out the clips below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Get ready for a hilarious and heartwarming musical with the most unforgettable songs from one of music's greatest storytellers when Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville comes to Walton Arts Center Oct. 22-27 for eight performances. Along with the show, audiences can enhance their Broadway experience with three extras a?" an add-on craft cocktail class, Tropical Garden Party or Book Club.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
On Friday, November 1, 2019 at 7:30pm, Carnegie Hall presents celebrated South African soprano Golda Schultz in her Carnegie Hall recital debut in Weill Recital Hall with frequent collaborator, pianist Jonathan Ware. Part of Carnegie Hall's series Great Singers III: Evenings of Song, the recital features Schubert's 'Der Morgenkuss,a?? 'Heimliches Lieben,' 'Der Vollmond strahlt auf Bergeshöh'n' (Romanze) from Rosamunde, and Suleika I and II; Richard Strauss' 'Morgen,' 'Heimliche Aufforderung,' 'Ruhe, meine Seele,' and 'Cäcilie;a?? Ravel's Shéhérazade; Amy Marcy Beach's Three Browning Songs, Op. 44; and John Carter's Cantata.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra (SDSO) opens its 2019-20 season on Saturday, September 28 with a Gershwin Celebration, highlighting music from George Gershwin's popular repertoire. Featured on the program is 16-year-old violinist, Elizabeth Jerstad, a junior at Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls, SD, performing Lalo's Symphonie espagnole
by Charles Shubow - Sep 17, 2019
Maestra Marin Alsop shows support for her musicians by conducting a superb concernt on September 14, 2019 at the New Shiloh Baptist Church.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
The George London Foundation for Singers 2019-20 season marks the centennial of the birth of its namesake, the legendary Canadian-American bass-baritone who was one of the greatest opera singers of the 20th century. The season opens at The Morgan Library and Museum on Sunday, October 20, 2019, at 4:00 pm, with a recital by two young American rising stars and George London Award winners: Latonia Moore, soprano, and Ryan Speedo Green, bass-baritone, with Ken Noda, piano.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
The Colony Theatre in Burbank has announced a four-performance engagement of Living A Why Not Life, written by Tonoccus McClain and Alex Dueben. The Lion King's McClain and his special guests will take the audience on a self-reflecting musical journey through the influences of musical theatre, jazz, pop, gospel, and other surprises. Opening is on Thursday, September 26, at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
Celebrated South African soprano Golda Schultz makes her Los Angeles debut in two performances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic: Salonen & Sibelius led by Esa-Pekka Salonen on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 8:00pm and Beethoven's Ninth led by Gustavo Dudamel on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 2:00pm, both at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
Peterborough Players invites you to travel to the Metropolitan Opera, the National Theatre of London, the flying trapeze of the Ringling Brothers circus and more in their 2019-2020 Arts on Screen series. In addition to the return of their offerings from the Met: Live in HD and the National Theatre Live, the Players adds a series of three Special Screenings, bringing a unique, curated lineup of on-screen events.
by Monroe George - Sep 13, 2019
The North American tour of Jimmy Buffett's ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE is getting ready to hit the road! The musical will star Chris Clark as Tully, Sarah Hinrichsen as Rachel, Shelly Lynn Walsh as Tammy, Peter Michael Jordan as Brick, Rachel Lyn Fobbs as Marley, Patrick Cogan as J.D. and Matthew James Sherrod as Jamal/Ted.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts:
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY (ETC) presents the first show of its 2019-20 season, a contemporary look at William Shakespeare's MEASURE FOR MEASURE, directed by ETC Artistic Director Jonathan Fox.
by Julie Yolles - Sep 12, 2019
Almost a year to the day of ending his Tony Award-nominated run as Billy Bigelow in the 2018 revival of Carousel, Joshua Henry is returning to the stage on Sept. 18. He'll star as the title character in multi-platinum singer-songwriter Ross Golan's new musical The Wrong Man, Off-Broadway, at the Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
Star of stage and screen Audra McDonald will launch Music Worcester's 161st Season on October 2nd at Mechanics Hall in downtown Worcester with an evening entitled a?oeSongs from the American Music Theater.a??
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
Music Director Marcelo Lehninger believes it's the Grand Rapids Symphony's job to serve its community.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
Get a first look at rehearsals for James Robinson's new production of the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, which features choreography by Camille A. Brown and opens the 2019a?'20 season on September 23.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Producer Mark Cortale has announced that his internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series, hosted and music directed by Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky, will return to NOCCA's Lupin Hall for its eighth consecutive season. Beth Leavel, Audra McDonald with Will Swenson, and Liz Callaway with Bryan Batt will share the marquee in 2019-20. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
Cumberland Valley School of Music presents the 30th Annual Gala Showcase Concert, Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm at the Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main Street, Chambersburg, PA. The concert celebrates 30 years of making music accessible to everyone in Chambersburg and surrounding areas. The concert features present and former faculty members, students, alumni, and members of the community.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
The Assembly announced that Tony Award-winning producer Meredith Lucio has joined the company as Producing Director while Associate Producer Emily Caffery has been promoted to the role of Artistic Producer.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie today announces the full casting for his revival of Guys and Dolls - Natalie Casey (Miss Adelaide), Darragh Cowley (Lt Brannigan), Dafydd Emyr (Big Jule), Jacob Fisher (Harry the Horse), Adrian Hansel (Benny Southstreet), Dawn Hope (General Cartwright), Kadiff Kirwan (Sky Masterson), TJ Lloyd (Nicely-Nicely Johnson), Matthew Malthouse (Rusty Charlie), Martin Marquez (Nathan Detroit), Ross McLaren (Angie the Ox), Garry Robson (Arvide Abernathy), and Alex Young (Sarah Brown) with Shaquille Brush (Havana Boy), Frances Camier (Havana Girl), Charlotte Coggin, Adam Denman, Emily Dunn, Tash Holway, Samantha Hull, Kate Playdon and Anthony Starr. The production opens on 12 December, with previews from 7 December, and runs until 18 January 2020.
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
The Chelsea Film Festival is an international film festival, enlightening the work of emerging filmmakers, producers and actors. It offers a wide range of films, such as documentaries and feature-lengths, focusing on the theme of “Global Issues”. It empowers the work of risk-taking storytellers and remains committed to its mission to discover and develop independent artists and audiences around the world.
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2019
Tony winning singer and actress Diahann Carroll passed away today at the age of 84. See a rare video below of Carroll below performing a medley of standards and showtunes from Rodgers and Arlen with none other than Judy Garland.
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Tony winning singer and actress Diahann Carroll has died Friday at the age of 84.
by Don Grigware - Oct 3, 2019
Jazz artist Sylvia Brooks has quite a fascinating background to share with us. In her live concert at Feinstein's Upstairs at Vitello's on October 26 she will sing from her three albums with an eclectic mix of songs. Talk about your album The Arrangement and how it became a breakout in forwarding your career. SB: Before I started to make this album, I was in a bit of a quandary. I knew that I wanted to explore a variety of styles- and really didn't want to only stick with one idea in order to make the album cohesive. I love Latin music, Classic Jazz, Blues and certain pop songs that I have always wanted to record, like the Beatles 'Eleanor Rigby' and Hank Willi
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the 2019 TRU Love Benefit: Follow Your Art, Fulfill Your Dreams, on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 12noon at Caroline's on Broadway, 1626 Broadway (between 49th & 50th Streets). Tickets start at $85 (show only, and two drinks). For additional information and ticket tier pricing, please visit https://truonline.org/events/2019-tru-love-benefit/.
by Review Roundups - Oct 23, 2019
The Public Theater presents a major New York revival of FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF, written by legendary playwright/poet Ntozake Shange. Let's see what the critics are saying...
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
Today, the shortlist is announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards, celebrating the best long-running West End productions and best new productions from around the country. CLICK HERE TO VOTE!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
Cincinnati Opera announces the casting of principal roles for composer Gregory Spears and librettist Tracy K. Smith's new opera Castor and Patience, which will have its world premiere in Cincinnati, July 16 - 26, 2020, highlighting the company's 100th anniversary season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
The College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) at George Mason University held its 14th ARTS by George!benefit Saturday, September 28, 2019. The philanthropic event headlined by Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award winner Audra McDonald raised support for student scholarships in visual arts, dance, music, theater, computer game design, film, arts management, as well as for the Mason Community Arts Academy, the Green Machine Ensembles, and the Great Performances at Mason series. Information about the event is available at https://cvpa.gmu.edu/arts-by-george.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Buffalo announces the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its Buffalo debut at Shea's Buffalo Theatre for a limited engagement OCTOBER 15-20. COME FROM AWAY tickets are on sale now!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces final casting for the 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Following its world premiere presentation of BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play, and the New York premiere of ink, The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) welcomes back Camille A. Brown & Dancers for an exclusive engagement of Mr. TOL E. RAncE. This Bessie Award-winning production, which began Camille A. Brown's trilogy on black identity, will play The Joyce Theater for three performances only from November 9-10. Tickets, ranging in price from $10-$55, can be purchased at www.Joyce.org, or by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at West 19th Street. For more information, please visit www.Joyce.org.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
Plan your escape to the new musical about the choices we make a?" and the people we become a?" once we've had a change in latitude. DPAC is pleased to announce that Jimmy Buffett's ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE will come to DPAC from April 28 to May 3, 2020, as part of SunTrust Broadway's 2019 / 2020 season.
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Tony winning singer and actress Diahann Carroll has died Friday at the age of 84.The Broadway community mourns the loss of beloved performer, pioneer, and Tony Award winner Diahann Carroll, who passed away on October 4, 2019 at age 84. To commemorate her life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of the American Airlines, Broadhurst, Helen Hayes, Hudson, Marquis, New Amsterdam, Samuel J. Friedman, St. James, and Vivian Beaumont Theatres in New York for one minute on Wednesday, October 16th at exactly 7:45pm. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Design impresario Ken Fulk and theatre producer Mark Cortale have announced that they will present Heavenly Bodies, a special event benefiting The Foundation at Saint Joseph's Arts Society in San Francisco, starring historic six-time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald on Friday, November 1 at 7:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts:
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will present the American Artist Award to Tony Award-winning actress, choreographer, director and author Baayork Lee. The award will be presented Wednesday, November 13, 2019 as part of the opening night celebration for Disney's Newsies, directed by Molly Smith. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Rehearsals begin today for Rise Above Performing Arts (Jacob Ruscoe, Artistic Director) upcoming production of Glory Days by Nick Blaemire (Music & Lyrics) and James Gardiner (Book Writer) which opens on Friday, November 1st and will run through November 3rd.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
THEATER 2020, Brooklyn Heights' NY award winning Theater Company is pleased to announce a Gala Concert a?oeBroadway in Brooklyn, A Salute to Hal Prince!a?? Join us on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 7pm a?" 10:30pm for an evening of musical delights selected from Broadway shows that were produced and/or directed by Hal Prince.