Porgy and Bess

Broadway Revival (1976)

Production Info

Previews: September 21, 1976 (5 prev.)
Opening September 25, 1976
Closing: February 9, 1977
Length of Run: 122 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Credits Highlights

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Director
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Choreographer

Cast

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Serena (alternates)
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Porgy (alternates)
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Crown (alternates)
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Bess (alternates)
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Jasbo Brown
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Clara
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Mingo
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Jake
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Sportin' Life
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Robbins

Musical Numbers

Act One

  • Introduction .... Piano
  • Jasbo Brown .... Piano
  • Summertime .... Clara
  • A Woman is a Sometime Thing .... Jake and Men
  • Here Come de Honey Man .... Peter
  • They Pass by Singing .... Porgy
  • Oh Little Stars .... Porgy
  • Gone, Gone, Gone .... Ensemble
  • Overflow .... Ensemble
  • My Man's Gone Now .... Serena
  • Leavin' for the Promise' Lan' .... Bess and Ensemble
  • It Take a Long Pull to Get There .... Jake and Men
  • I Got Plenty o' Nuttin' .... Porgy and Ensemble
  • Buzzard Song .... Porgy and Ensemble
  • Bess, You is My Woman Now .... Porgy and Bess
  • Oh, I Can't Sit Down .... Ensemble
  • I Ain't Got No Shame .... Ensemble
  • It Ain't Necessarily So .... Sportin' Life and Ensemble
  • What You Want Wid Bess? .... Bess and Crown

Act Two

  • Oh, Doctor Jesus .... Serena, Maria, Peter, Lily, Porgy
  • I Loves You, Porgy .... Porgy, Bess
  • Oh, Hev'nly Father .... Ensemble
  • Oh, de Lawd Shake de Heavens .... Ensemble
  • A Red Headed Woman .... Crown and Ensemble
  • Clara, Clara .... Ensemble
  • There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York .... Sportin' Life and Bess
  • Good Mornin', Sistuh! .... Porgy
  • Oh, Bess, Oh Where's My Bess? .... Porgy, Serena, Maria
  • Oh Lawd, I'm On My Way .... Porgy

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Trivia & History

This production originated at the Houston Grand Opera.

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Production Info

Previews: September 21, 1976 (5 prev.)
Opening September 25, 1976
Closing: February 9, 1977
Length of Run: 122 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Venues

Main Run

Audio Recordings

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