Porgy and Bess

Porgy and Bess

Broadway
Musical
Opera
SYNOPSIS: George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward's operatic adaptation of Heyward's play Porgy follows the lives of the inhabitants of Catfish Row, an African-American section of Charleston, South Carolina, including the crippled Porgy, his beloved Bess, who is under the thrall of the dangerous Crown, and the sinewy drug dealer Sportin' Life.
People (176)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1977 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Winner
1977 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominee
1977 Outstanding Costume Design Nominee
1977 Outstanding Director of a Musical Nominee
1977 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1977 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1977 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
1977 Outstanding Musical Nominee
1977 Outstanding Set Design Nominee
Tony Award
1977 Actress in a Musical Nominee
1977 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1977 Direction of a Musical Nominee
1977 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1977 Most Innovative Production of a Revival Winner
1977 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Nominee