PHOTO FLASH: Norm Lewis, Audra McDonald, et al. Celebrate Gershwins' Porgy and Bess Day
In honor of the 76th anniversary of the world premiere of Porgy and Bess, Mayor Thomas M. Menino proclaimed Friday, September 30 as "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess" Day in the City of Boston.
The official presentation took place at a press conference at the Colonial Theatre, hosted by Emerson College President M. Lee Pelton.
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, which features a score by George and Ira Gershwin and a book by DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, is currently playing at Cambridge's A.R.T. Theatre through October 2, prior to a transfer to Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre on December 17.