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226 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036
Ended 30 Sep 2012 after 9 months
Audra McDonald & Norm Lewis return to Broadway in Gershwin's Porgy and Bess reimagined by director Diane Paulus, musician Dierdre Murray and playwright Suzan-Lori Parks.
George and Ira's Gershwin's ground-breaking work, reimagined by director Diane Paulus, musician Dierdre Murray and playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, stars Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis and David Alan Grier.
A two-and-a-half hour reworking of George and Ira Gershwin's folk opera about the crippled Porgy and his love for seductress Bess that leads him to a confrontation with her murderous boyfriend, Crown, in 1920's Charleston, SC. Includes classic songs "Summertime," "Bess, You Is My Woman Now," "I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'" and "I'm on My Way."
Previews from: 17 December 2011
Opening night: 12 January 2012
Closing night: 30 September 2012
Two hours and 30 minutes, which includes a 15-minute intermission.
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