Porgy and Bess

Broadway
Musical
Opera
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.

Awards

Astaire Awards
2012 Outstanding Choreographer in a Broadway Show Winner
2012 Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show Winner
Drama Desk Award
2012 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nominee
2012 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Winner
2012 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
2012 Outstanding Revival of a Musical Nominee
2012 Outstanding Sound Design of a Musical Winner
Drama League
2012 Distinguished Performance Winner
2012 Distinguished Revival of a Musical Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
2012 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nominee
2012 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Winner
2012 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
2012 Outstanding Revival of a Musical Nominee
Theatre World
2012 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
2012 Actor in a Musical Nominee
2012 Actress in a Musical Winner
2012 Costume Design of a Musical Nominee
2012 Direction of a Musical Nominee
2012 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
2012 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
2012 Lighting Design of a Musical Nominee
2012 Orchestrations Nominee
2012 Revival of a Musical Winner
2012 Sound Design of a Musical Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week Number This Week Gross Potential Gross Diff $ Avg Ticket Top Ticket Seats Sold Seats in Theatre Perfs Previews % Cap This Week Diff % cap
Sep 23, 2012 17 $891,566.00 $1,318,600.00 $97,324.00 $96.06 $225.00 9281 1335 8 0 86.90% 3.88%
Sep 16, 2012 16 $794,242.00 $1,318,600.00 $183,345.00 $89.57 $225.00 8867 1335 8 0 83.02% 17.61%
Sep 9, 2012 15 $610,897.00 $1,318,600.00 $36,067.00 $87.45 $225.00 6986 1335 8 0 65.41% 4.14%
Sep 2, 2012 14 $574,830.00 $1,318,600.00 $66,761.00 $87.84 $225.00 6544 1335 8 0 61.27% 2.08%