Porgy and Bess

Opened: November 30, -0001

Porgy and Bess - 1985 - New York History , Info & More

Metropolitan Opera House
Broadway at 39th St. New York, NY

Based on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward

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State Theatre New Jersey 2023-24 Broadway Season Featuring THE CHER SHOW, MEAN GIRLS And More On Sale Now
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 19, 2023

Tickets for State Theatre New Jersey's 2023-24 Broadway Season, featuring Tony Award-winning Broadway artists and Broadway hit shows, go on sale on Friday, July 21 at 10am.  

The 92nd Street Y Adds Caleb Teicher And Veronica Swift To MIDSUMMER MUSICFEST Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2023

The 92nd Street Y, New York announces Caleb Teicher and Veronica Swift, the first-ever collaboration from the acclaimed dancer and vocalist, as part of Midsummer MusicFest, a new summer festival debuting this year in celebration of 92NY's 150th anniversary. 

AN EVENING WITH NORM LEWIS is Coming to 92NY in July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2023

The 92nd Street Y, New York will present An Evening with Norm Lewis as part of Midsummer MusicFest, a new summer festival debuting this year in celebration of 92NY’s 150th anniversary.

New Muhammad Ali Musical ALI Will Have its World Premiere In Louisville in Fall 2024
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2023

The World Premiere of ALI will be presented in Ali's hometown of Louisville, at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, in Fall 2024. Learn more about the show here!

See Jennifer Holliday, the Original Broadway Cast of PIPPIN & More Next Month at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2023

Next month, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. See February's lineup and learn how to purchase tickets!

Emma Hatton, Sally Ann Triplett & More to Star in BERLUSCONI World Premiere Musical at Southwark Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2023

The cast has been announced for the world premiere of BERLUSCONI at Southwark Playhouse. Rehearsals begin on 13 February with first preview on 25 March and press night on 29 March.

A Guide to Broadway Guest Stars on BLUE BLOODS
by Michael Major - Feb 20, 2023

While the series' recurring cast includes Tom Selleck, Bridget Moynahan, Donnie Wahlberg, and more, guest stars have included Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Joanna Gleason, Adrienne Warren, Jinkx Monsoon, Norm Lewis, Norbert Leo Butz, and more. Check out a list of Broadway guest stars on Blue Bloods now!

Ronald K. Brown's EVIDENCE, A Dance Company Returns To New Orleans For Two Special Performances November 4 & 5
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 3, 2022

The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) and the NOCCA Foundation (NOCCA) proudly present the return of audience favorite Ronald K. Brown / EVIDENCE, A Dance Company (EVIDENCE) at the Freda Lupin Memorial Hall, NOCCA on November 4th and 5th at 7:30 p.m.

RAGTIME THE MUSICAL Announced At Bay Street Theaterand Sag Harbor Center For The Arts
by Grace Cutler - Jul 9, 2022

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the musical event of the summer: Ragtime The Musical.

Des Moines Metro Opera Presents PORGY AND BESS Next Month in Honor of Simon Estes' Farewell
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022

This July, Des Moines Metro Opera (DMMO) will present the Iowa premiere of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess in honor of international opera star and Iowa native Simon Estes upon the announcement of his operatic farewell.

World Premiere of A TRANSPARENT MUSICAL, 1776 National Tour & More Announced for Center Theatre Group 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

Programming has been announced for the 2022/2023 season at the Ahmanson Theatre and Mark Taper Forum. Find out all of the shows in the season, how to get tickets & more. 

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Reading Of THE SCREAM
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of “The Scream: A Musical Comedy Fantasy,” on Monday, June 13, at 7 p.m. The live performance will be captured on film for on-demand streaming, from Thursday, June 16 through Sunday, June 19. Script in Hand playreadings offer intimate storytelling as professional actors bring the words to life without sets or costumes.

The Django to Welcome Today's Premier Swing Band, 15+ Vocalists, and Hot Latin Tuesday Nights This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

THE DJANGO will bring another month of stellar jazz by some of the field’s heroes alongside young, emerging artists.

The English National Opera Presents THE HANDMAID'S TALE
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022

This April, the English National Opera's (ENO) Artistic Director Annilese Miskimmon will make her company directorial debut with a powerful new production of Poul Ruders' The Handmaid's Tale. Based on Margaret Atwood's seminal novel, this outstandingly relevant work was last staged at the London Coliseum in 2003 when it received its first English language debut. 

Limited Tickets for RONALD K. BROWN/EVIDENCE at COCA on Sale Now
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2021

COCA has announced a limited number of in-person tickets for Ronald K.  Brown/EVIDENCE, A Dance Company, April 16–18, 2021, in the new Catherine B. Berges Theatre. The performances also will be livestreamed for at-home viewing. In-person tickets are $25; Livestream tickets are  $20. 

Who Won Awards at the GRAMMYS? See the Full List of Winners Here!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 14, 2021

The awards honored six musicals from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and the West End with nominations for Best Musical Theatre Album - 'Jagged Little Pill,' 'American Utopia,' 'Little Shop of Horrors,' 'The Prince of Egypt,' 'Soft Power,' and Amélie.'

The Met Celebrates Black History Month With Two Weeks of Nightly Opera Streams Featuring African-American Singers
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2021

The Met has announced themed lineups for the first two weeks of February in its ongoing series of Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company's website during the coronavirus closure.

Richard Jay-Alexander Introduces You To Matt Berman, Who Can Hook You Up With Better Lighting & Sound For Your Online Needs
by Robert Diamond - Oct 30, 2020

If you Google the name Matt Berman you’ll find many, but the only one you need to know about is the one who has been part of our theatre, club and concert community, since we were all baby dinosaurs roaming into New York City, hoping for careers.

The Joyce Presents DANCING DIALOGUES Featuring Ronald K. Brown, Patricia Delgado and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 10, 2020

The Joyce Theater Foundation will host three Dancing Dialogues, live virtual panel discussion with prominent dance makers and artists including Ronald K. Brown, Patricia Delgado, Virginia Johnson, and Francesca Harper, on Monday nights from July 20 - August 10.

Ronald K. Brown Announced as the Recipient of the 2020 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2020

Jacob's Pillow has announced Ronald K. Brown as the recipient of the 2020 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award. A master choreographer and visionary storyteller, Brown's distinct blend of West African, Caribbean, and contemporary genres is embedded with an unmatched sense of musicality, spiritual traditions, and humanity.

The 101 Greatest Showtunes from 1920-2020
by Peter Nason - Mar 19, 2020

How do we make a list of the 101 greatest show tunes from the past 100 years? Well, we did the near-impossible task.  Check out our full list here! 

MOVING BODY-MOVING IMAGE Festival Will Return to Barnard College
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020

After its sold-out 2018 debut, the biennale MOVING BODY - MOVING IMAGE Festival, conceived and curated by the accomplished choreographer, dancer, teacher, and filmmaker Gabri Christa, returns to Barnard College.

Skylight Music Theatre Has Announced Cast and Creative Team For THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2019

Skylight Music Theatre today announced the cast and creative team for The Gospel at Colonus running January 17-26, 2020 in the Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.

Further Casting Announced For World Premiere Of BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2019

Producer Colin Ingram (Ghost - The Musical) and the creators of the film Back To The Future, Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, have announced the casting of 'George McFly', 'Lorraine Baines' and 'Goldie Wilson' in the world premiere of BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical, which will open at the Manchester Opera House on 20 February 2020 for a strictly limited 12-week season, finishing on 17 May, prior to transferring to the West End. Hugh Coles will play 'George', Rosanna Hyland 'Lorraine' and Cedric Neal 'Goldie'. They will be joining the previously announced Olly Dobson as 'Marty McFly'.

Court Theatre Announces Casting For KING HEDLEY II
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 15, 2019

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Angel Ysaguirre, Executive Director, has announced casting for August Wilson's King Hedley II, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. King Hedley II runs September 12 - October 13, 2019 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 7:30pm.



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