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Written on Jan, 22, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Today in 1942, the first revival of Porgy and Bess opened at the Majestic Theatre, where it ran for 286 performances. Welcome to BWW’s ON THIS DAY Series celebrating theatrical birthdays, openings and special events that took place on this day in theatre history! Today in 1942, the first revival of Porgy and Bess opened at the Majestic Theatre, where …

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Written on Mar, 23, 2012 by in | 1 Comment.
Portrait if Leontyne Price

It must be in the air…I’m getting Porgy and Bess over to Russia, and someone else thought to blog on the topic of the original 1950’s tour.. Right now a National Tour is already on the schedule for next year Portrait of Leontyne Price in Porgy and BessImage from the Library of Congress by Brigette Feathers In December of 1955, …

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Had an amazing trip to Moscow. Just ready to update you… The weather was 2 degrees above freezing and it snowed big flakes, just in time for me to see the snowy expanses of woods as we drove in from the airport. I went straight to the Nazarov Musical Theater to rehearse. We settled on the Gershwin tune “The Man …

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