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Written on Sep, 11, 2011 by in | Leave a comment
This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Diane Paulus' A.R.T. Premiere of Porgy and Bess

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Diane Paulus’ A.R.T. Premiere of Porgy and Bess Opening night at Porgy and Bess in the new musical version at A.R.T. in Cambridge. Directed by Diane Paulus (who not long ago successfully directed Hair in it’s Broadway revival) with update and rewrite by the wonderful Suzan Lori-Parks.   The stars are all …

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Written on Sep, 14, 2011 by in | Leave a comment
On the far left, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan Lori-Parks celebrates with her sister; Frankie Gershwin second from right;  on the far right, Norm Lewis, Broadway actor who plays Porgy in this production and soon on the Broadway version
This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Diane Paulus' A.R.T. Premiere of Porgy and Bess

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Diane Paulus’ A.R.T. Premiere of Porgy and BessDear Friends, I am glad to report that all of the Gershwin family has now approved “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” for Broadway this Fall! Tickets are on sale now! The newest Porgy and Bess, masterfully directed by A.R.T.’s Diane Paulus and with …

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