Porgy and Bess

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.
  • Music: George Gershwin
  • Lyrics: Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward, Dorothy Heyward
  • Libretto: DuBose Heyward, Dorothy Heyward

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%