Porgy and Bess Detroit | Detroit Opera House

Porgy and Bess Detroit | Detroit Opera House

Porgy and Bess, winner in the Best Revival of a Musical category of the 2012 Tony Awards, is coming to Detroit for the exciting 2013-2014 season of Broadway in Detroit. Opening on March 4, 2014, Porgy and Bess has a limited 6-day engagement at the Detroit Opera House until March 9, 2014.

After 35 long years, Porgy and Bess conquer the Great White Way once again and is currently on its exciting National Tour. This brilliant new staging of Ira and George Gershwin’s classic musical retells the unforgettable love story of a poor crippled beggar and a beautiful woman trying to break away from a shameful past. Porgy and Bess tells their story through its beautiful musical score that include legendary songs like I Got Plenty of Nothing and Summertime.

Catch the captivating Porgy and Bess shows at the Detroit Opera House on evenings of March 4 to 9 (Tuesday to Sunday), with afternoon performances on March 8 and 9 (Saturday and Sunday).

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No Tour Dates are Currently Scheduled for Porgy and Bess Detroit

Porgy and Bess Detroit Cast
Bess – Alicia Hall Moran
Porgy – Nathaniel Stampley
Clara – Sumayya Ali
Detective – Dan Barnhill
Serena – Denisha Ballew

Music – George Gershwin
Lyricist – Dubose & Dorothy Heyward, Ira Gershwin
Book Adaptation – Suzan-Lori Parks
Choreographer – Ronald K. Brown
Scene Design – Riccardo Hernandez
Costume Design – Esosa
Lighting Design – Christopher Akerlind

Address: Address: 1526 Broadway Street Detroit, MI 48226
Detroit Opera House Capacity: 2700