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Porgy and Bess - 1983 - Broadway

Based on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward

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Radio City Music Hall

(New York, NY)
1260 6th Avenue at 50th Street
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020
The Philly POPS has announced a dynamic new lineup for the 2021a?"2022 season, featuring eight exciting shows, including all-new programs and returning fan-favorite guest artists.
by Peter Danish - Sep 7, 2020
BWW Interview: Hershey Felder of GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE LIVESTREAM from Florence, Italy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020
Lambert Jackson Productions today announces live performances of Jason Robert Brown's Songs For A New World at The London Palladium on 11 October. Séimí Campbell directs David Hunter (Waitress), Rachel John (Hamilton), Cedric Neal (Motown) and Rachel Tucker (Come From Away) for two performances only in a return for musical theatre to West End.
by Maria Nockin - Sep 4, 2020
On Tuesday, Sept. 10, tenor Anthony Ciaramitaro joins forces with pianists Miah Im and Louis Lohraseb in a program of Italian songs and American music. Back now for a return engagement is Latonia Moorea??s tremendously popular recital featuring a?oeTatianaa??s Letter Scenea?? from Tchaikovskya??s Eugene Onegin. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020
Mario Lopez and Daphne Rubin-Vega lead a stalwart Broadway group of performers lending their voices to a non-partisan a?oeGet Out the Votea?? music video a?" hashtag: #enoughalreadyvote a?" which has been re-released in anticipation of the November 3rd election.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
Broadway for Biden, in partnership with Broadway Sessions, Women for Biden-Harris, and Women of Color for Biden-Harris, will present its first performance fundraiser for the Biden-Harris campaign, Broadway Sessions Presents: Belting for Biden, tonight, September 3, 2020 at 9:00pm EST.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
BroadwayHD has announced its September lineup!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
Today (September 3) in live streaming: Broadway Sessions Belts for Biden, Telly Leung sings with Radio Free Birdland, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
Following up the successful live streams of Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin and Hershey Felder: Beethoven, acclaimed performer Hershey Felder will present his one-man show, Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone streamed live on Sunday, September 13 at 5 PM PDT.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals The Lucky Boy and Borderline. The live 45-minute presentation will also feature a conversation with the writers and creative team.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
On September 30, 2020 at 8 pm EDT, the stars of Broadway, TV, film, dance, and opera unite for a night of celebration of the Golden Age of Musical Theatre to raise money for The Facing History School.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
The Metropolitan Opera announced today that the ongoing health crisis has resulted in the cancellation of the entire 2020-21 season, but the company also announced ambitious artistic plans for its 2021-22 season, which will open with the Met premiere of Terence Blanchard's Fire Shut Up in My Bones.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
Banff Centre will build upon its work in recent years changing conversations about opera. In 2020-21, Joel Ivany, director of opera at Banff Centre since 2014, will be joined this season by two co-directors: Métis and French-Canadian composer, Ian Cusson, and American soprano, Karen Slack, and celebrating Indigenous and Black composers and librettists. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020
Richard Skipper Celebrates HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GEORGE GERSHWIN with Richard Glazier, Saturday evening, September 26th at 8PM ET/5PM PT. The virtual event will stream LIVE through Richard Skipper Celebrates on Facebook and YouTube. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020
Houston Grand Opera presents this month's Live from The Cullen Recital Series performance. On October 9, viewers will be transported to the Wortham Theater Center's Cullen Theater for a performance by baritone Reginald Smith, Jr., an HGO Studio alum known for his outstanding stage presence and passionate performances. Smith will be accompanied by Richard Bado, director of artistic operations and chorus master at HGO.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020
The Lancaster Symphony Orchestra (LSO) and the Penn Square Music Festival (PSMF) are pleased to announce a partner project - Harmonize Lancaster: A Virtual Music Collaboration.
by Peter Danish - Sep 16, 2020
BWW REVIEW: Hershey Felder of GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE LIVESTREAM from Florence, Italy. Felder's 3rd LIVE Livestream is his best yet.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020
Ensemble Theater Company will present a stream of Hershey Felder As George Gershwin Alone on Sunday, September 13, 2020; 5:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020
The Atlanta Opera reinvents its business model for the 2020-21 season with the a?oeBig Tenta?? series.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will continue to host weekly free live streams of its New Works Series each Wednesday evening at 7PM ET. Upcoming September installments of the series include excerpts from the new musicals A Walk On The Moon, Walt and Roy, We Live In Cairo, Loch Ness and more.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020
Broadway for Biden, in partnership with Broadway Sessions, Women for Biden-Harris, and Women of Color for Biden-Harris, will present its first performance fundraiser for the Biden-Harris campaign, Broadway Sessions Presents: Belting for Biden, this Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 9:00pm EST.
by BroadwayRadio - Sep 1, 2020
On todaya??s episode of BroadwayRadio's 'Tell Me More,' host Matt Tamanini speaks with one of the busiest Broadway producers working during the pandemic, Ron Simons. In addition to being the first Black producer in Broadway history to win four Tony Awards, Simons also has four shows that are circling the main stem, all of which they discuss in this episode. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020
George Gershwin Alone tells the story of America's great composer, who with the groundbreaking Rhapsody in Blue, made a 'Lady out of Jazz.' The virtual performance incorporates the composer's best-known songs from 'The Man I Love' and 'Someone to Watch Over Me,' and more.
by Maria Nockin - Oct 9, 2020
On Los Angeles Operaa??s website, Ashley Faatoalia, tenor, and Louise Thomas, piano, collaborate for a a?oeLiving Room Recital.a?? They perform songs by Schubert, Williams, Fauré, Bonds and Gordon as well as Spirituals and arias by Mozart, Gershwin and Puccini.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
Resounding, a live immersive audio entertainment company, will debut with a production of Dracula, on Friday, October 30 and Saturday 31 at 8 PM. Based on Orson Welles' radio play and adapted by Resounding Creative Director Steve Wargo, this production of Dracula will star Tony-nominated Norm Lewis as Count Dracula.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
On October 11, Chicago Phil Chamber returns for its second outdoor, socially-distanced concert of the season, Chicago Phil Brass, in the parking lot of the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie .
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones today announced their stellar cast for the high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical PIPPIN which opens at the Sydney Lyric Theatre at The Star for an exclusive season from 24 November 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020
92Y has announced its upcoming programming featuring Judy Gold, Billy Crystal, the cast of The Queen’s Gambit and much more.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
USITT will begin a series of Collaboration Conversations by welcoming Tony Award-winning collaborators, Julie Taymor and Donald Holder to discuss the process of working together to build a production. The online event will be held Monday, Nov. 9, 2020 at 7:00 pm EST and is offered free of charge for USITT members.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020
This fall brings new life toa??92Y's Lyrics & Lyricistsa?? with Preludes, a new autumn series to be available online. Five short-form programs will serve as a prologue to the upcoming 50th Anniversary Season in Spring 2021 in this special series led by Artistic Director Paul Masse.
by Richard Sasanow - Oct 19, 2020
When the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus folded its tent for the last time, I’m not sure whether they held on to its title of “the Greatest Show on Earth.” But Atlanta is showing that there’s still a big tent around with some great shows to be seen. It’s the Atlanta Opera, headed by General & Artistic Director Tomer Zvulun, which starts its six-opera season with I PAGLIACCI on October 22.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020
On Wednesday, October 21, ALL ARTS will premiere Women of Color on Broadway as part of its House Seats series. With theater doors remaining closed for months to come, this new House Seats concert special features songs from popular Broadway musicals, including “Hamilton,” “The Wiz,” “The Band’s Visit,” “Once On This Island,” and many more.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020
92Y has announced Nikki Renée Daniels and Jeff Kready have joined the ensemble for Lyrics & Lyricistsa?? Preludes and Beth Malone narrates the new online autumn season for the American Songbook series, with five concerts filmed on the stage of 92Y's historic Kaufmann Concert Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2020
Portland Opera has announced the five artists joining the company's Resident Artist program for the 2020/21 season: soprano Lynnesha Crump, mezzo-soprano Jasmine Johnson, tenor David Morgans Sanchez, baritone Michael Parham, and bass Edwin Jhamal Davis.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2020
Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones today announced the four young boys who will share the role of Theo in the Broadway musical PIPPIN which opens at the Sydney Lyric at The Star for an exclusive season from 24 November 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2020
Today's top stories: The Leonard Cohen estate may take legal action against the RNC for using two covers of 'Hallelujah.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020
The Lark Drive-In presents Classical Arts Rock on WEDNESDAY Nights, starting September 2nd   -- heady combination of classical arts and rock 'n roll on the big outdoor screen!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 30, 2020
Though the reach of Gershwin's classic tunes has proved vast, no other song from his canon has quite matched the monumental success of Porgy and Bess' opening aria, 'Summertime.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2020
Dallas Summer Musicals announced today that it is one of a select group of U.S. arts organizations participating in the livestream event, Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone - Live from Florence to be streamed live on Sunday, September 13 at 7 p.m. CST. Tickets are on sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020
Today (August 26) in live streaming: Carolee Carmello visits Backstage Live, The Chaos Twins welcome Alexander Hodge, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced it is the local Chicago beneficiary for the live streamed broadcast of Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone - Live from Florence, Italy on Sunday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. CDT from Teatro della Pergola.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020
'Singing Proud' at the Stanley Halls, an incredible evening of music showcasing black performers from London's West End!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020
Theatres across the Bay Area have been forced to make the switch to online programming amidst the health crisis. If you're looking for something to do, or watch, learn more about all of the offerings below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020
The Met has announced a specially-curated, three-week schedule for its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company website during the coronavirus closure. The schedule includes an All-Verdi week, a 20th-Century Classics week, and an All-French week.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020
Following the enormous success of its previous two livestreaming musical events, internationally acclaimed artist Hershey Felder's new arts broadcasting company, Hershey Felder Presents a?" Live from Florence, today announced its next production, Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone, will stream live Sunday, September 13 from Teatro della Pergola at 5 p.m. PDT, 7 p.m. CDT and 8 p.m. EDT.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
Paper Mill Playhouse has announced a virtual beginning of the 2020-2021 season. Produced in partnership with Hershey Felder Presents, Paper Mill is proud to present Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone - Live from Florence, streamed live on Sunday, September 13 at 8:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, has announced that Kelvin Roston, Jr. is the recipient of the 2019/20 Nicholas Rudall Classic Artist Award.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
LOA LIVE: Library of America Online Presentations presents IT'S A NEW WORLD, GOLDE: Classic American Musicals in the 21st Century, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm EST via Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
This fall, the legendary composer of a?oeRhapsody in Blue,a?? An American in Paris, and many more iconic American standards will come to life in a livestreamed performance of Hershey Felder as George Gershwin Alone a?" Live from Florence.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2020
Pippin will reopen the Sydney Lyric Theatre at The Star for an exclusive season from 24 November 2020. Full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked, PIPPIN is Broadway's high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical.