The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
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The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess NYC Reviews and Tickets

(105 Ratings)
Members say
Great acting, Great singing, Absorbing, Entertaining, Masterful

About the Show

A re-staging of the original opera, with a new book adapted by Susan Lori Parks, this production starring Audra McDonald, was nominated for 10 Tony Awards.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (105)

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75 Reviews | 10 Followers
Great singing, Riveting, Great acting

See it if you want to see an old show in a new light

Don't see it if you want to see a comedy

94 Reviews | 28 Followers
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Profound, Must see

See it if you like AMAZING theatre and talent.

Don't see it if you don't love music

201 Reviews | 21 Followers
Must see, Riveting, Masterful, Great staging, Great singing

See it if You like Gershwin music, featuring great singing with opera quality voices , good dancing & excellent staging of a classic

Don't see it if You prefer to see a comedy or drama without music, dislike Gershwin music, prefer to see a small cast Read more

58 Reviews | 31 Followers
Exquisite, Masterful, Must see, Intelligent

See it if you love glorious Gershwin music. This cast, especially Audra McDonald, were stupendous. A truly magical and unforgettable show.

Don't see it if you don't like classic musical theater.

87 Reviews | 5 Followers
Great singing, Masterful, Profound, Romantic, Absorbing

See it if want to see a revival done well, want a master class is acting/singing from two of the greats, are a romantic, or love Audra!

Don't see it if you want something modern/current, dislike classic music/shows, want to see newcomers, or want to leave feeling happy.

164 Reviews | 55 Followers
Masterful, Intelligent, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if Gershwin and Audra McDonald, what more do you need?! It's musical, not an opera, and it's fantastic! Moving, and outstandingly performed.

Don't see it if You are a purist and prefer the opera.

79 Reviews | 17 Followers
Must see, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Exquisite

See it if you are a fan of opera and/or Gershwin, would like to hear this opera sung by a large, brilliant cast at the Metropolitan Opera.

Don't see it if opera just isn't your thing.

53 Reviews | 15 Followers
Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great writing, Epic

See it if You love Audra MacDonald & Norm Lewis, enjoy an amazing score.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of modern operettas,


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