PHOTO CALL: Norm Lewis, Audra McDonald and Porgy and Bess Cast "Meet and Eat" and Rehearse

News   PHOTO CALL: Norm Lewis, Audra McDonald and Porgy and Bess Cast "Meet and Eat" and Rehearse
 
The cast and crew of A.R.T.'s production of Porgy and Bess, starring Norm Lewis and Audra McDonald, got together for a company "Meet and Eat" July 27. The revival bows Aug. 17 in Cambridge, MA.

In addition to Lewis and four time Tony Award winner McDonald, the cast also features David Alan Grier, Joshua Henry, Phillip Boykin, Bryonha Marie Parham, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Cedric Neal, J.D. Webster, Heather Hill, Phumzile Sojola, Nathaniel Stampley, Allison Blackwell, Roosevelt Andre Credit, Trevon Davis, Joseph Dellger, Wilkie Ferguson, Alicia Hall Moran, Andrea Jones-Sojola, and Lisa Nicole Wilkerson. The Coroner is played by Joseph Dellger.

According to A.R.T., "This classic American tale tells the story of the beautiful and troubled Bess, who turns to Porgy, the crippled beggar, in search of safety after her possessive lover Crown commits murder. As Porgy and Bess’s love grows, their future is threatened by Crown and the conniving Sportin' Life."

Here is a look at the event as well as some shots of the cast in rehearsal:


   

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