[Met Performance] CID:357253
New Production
Porgy and Bess {55} Metropolitan Opera House: 09/23/2019., Metropolitan Opera Radio Sirius XM channel 75/Streamed live at metopera.org/Times Squarecast

(Debuts: James Robinson, Camille A. Brown, Frederick Ballentine, Chauncey Packer, Reginald Smith, Jr., Jamez McCorkle, Grant Neale, Bobby Mittelstadt, Damien Geter, ChanŠe Curtis, David Leong, Arthur Woodley, Michael Lewis, Neo Randall, Jonathan Tuzo)


Metropolitan Opera House
September 23, 2019 Broadcast/Streamed/Times Squarecast

Opening Night (135)

Peter Gelb General Manager

New Production


PORGY AND BESS {55}
George Gershwin, DuBose Heyward, Dorothy Heyward, Ira Gershwin.

Porgy...................Eric Owens
Bess....................Angel Blue
Sporting Life...........Frederick Ballentine [Debut]
Crown...................Alfred Walker
Clara...................Golda Schultz
Jake....................Ryan Speedo Green
Serena..................Latonia Moore
Robbins.................Chauncey Packer [Debut]
Mingo...................Errin Duane Brooks [Debut]
Jim.....................Reginald Smith, Jr. [Debut]
Peter...................Jamez McCorkle [Debut]
Lily....................Tichina Vaughn
Maria...................Denyce Graves
Undertaker..............Damien Geter [Debut]
Annie...................ChanŠe Curtis [Debut]
Frazier.................Arthur Woodley [Debut]
Strawberry Woman........Leah Hawkins
Crab Man................Chauncey Packer
Detective...............Grant Neale [Debut]
Policeman...............Bobby Mittelstadt [Debut]
Coroner.................Michael Lewis [Debut]
Scipio..................Neo Randall [Debut]
Nelson..................Jonathan Tuzo [Debut]

Conductor...............David Robertson

Production..............James Robinson [Debut]
Set Designer............Michael Yeargan
Costume Designer........Catherine Zuber
Lighting Designer.......Donald Holder
Projection Designer.....Luke Halls
Choreographer...........Camille A. Brown [Debut]
Fight Director..........David Leong [Debut]

The production a gift of The Sybil B. Harrington Endowment Fund and
Douglas Dockery Thomas

Broadcast live on Metropolitan Opera Radio Sirius XM channel 75
Streamed live at metopera.org
Transmitted to screens at Times Square
Met Opera on demand streaming

The National Anthem was played before the perforrmance

Co-production of the Metropolitan Opera; Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam;
and English National Opera



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