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The Gershwins’ PORGY AND BESS now comes to Broadway with a stunning and stirring new staging. It features such legendary songs as “Summertime,” “It Ain’t Necessarily So,” and “I Got Plenty of Nothing.” A remarkable cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra MacDonald (Ragtime, “Private Practice”), Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis(Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim), and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, “In Living Color”).
The Broadway run follows its sold-out world premiere engagement at Boston’s American Repertory Theater. One of Broadway’s most accomplished creative teams, led by Tony-nominated director Diana Paulus (Hair), Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzanne-Lori Parks (Topdog/Underdog), and two-time Obie Award-winning composer Diedre L. Murray (Running Man), now brings George and Ira Gershwin’s legendary masterwork to the Broadway stage for the first time in more than 35 years.