PHOTO CALL: Nicola Hughes, Phillip Boykin, Cedric Neal, Jade Ewen and Rufus Bonds Jr. Star in Porgy and Bess at London's Open Air Theatre

Porgy and Bess began performances July 17 prior to an official opening July 28 at London's Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park.

The show stars the previously announced Rufus Bonds Jr. and Nicola Hughes in the title roles. They are joined by Jade Ewen (former member of pop group Sugababes, and who previously represented the U.K. in the 2009 Eurovision Song Congtest) as Clara, Cedric Neal as Sportin’ Life, Golda Rosheuvel, Phillip Boykin as Crown as Serena and Leon Lopez as Jake.

For further details and to book tickets, contact the box office on 0844 826 4242 or visit