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The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

Broadway Musical — 

This is a new version of the classic folk opera, featuring a revised book by Suzan-Lori Parks.

The story is set in Charleston’s fabled Catfish Row, where the beautiful Bess struggles to break free from her scandalous past, and the only one who can rescue her is the crippled but courageous Porgy. Threatened by her formidable former lover Crown, and the seductive enticements of the colorful troublemaker Sporting Life, Porgy and Bess’s relationship evolves into a deep romance that triumphs as one of theater’s most exhilarating love stories. Starring four-time Tony Award® winner, Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis and Tony® nominee David Alan Grier. It's a bold adaptation of Broadway's seminal masterpiece, brilliantly reinvented by Tony-nominated® director Diane Paulus.

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Read TDF Stages' exclusive interview with actor Phillip Boykin, who has played Crown in the original Porgy and Bess opera and who's playing him again in the Broadway adapation. He tells us how the two versions compare.

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Pricing information
$65.00 — $135.00 and up.
Prices subject to change.


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Opening date
January 12, 2011

Closing date
September 23, 2012

Running Time
Approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes, including intermission.

Age guidance
13

Show Notes
Sunday matinee on 4/22 is @ 2pm; Sunday matinee on 6/10 is @ 2pm
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 W 46th St (Broadway and 8th Ave)
New York, NY 10036

  September 23, 2012 —  October 6, 2012
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By subway
1,2,3,7,N, R, W, Q, S, A, C, E to 42nd Street
By bus
Take the M104, M10 or M27/M50 bus.