Thursday, November 10, 2011
Porgy and Bess Cast Remains Mostly in Tact
Playbill.com is reporting that most of the cast from the American Reperatory Theatre production of Porgy and Bess currently playing in Cambridge, MA, has been confirmed for the production's Broadway transfer. So far, the show's producers have confirmed the return of four-time Tony winner Audra McDonald as Bess, two time Tony nominee David Alan Grier as Sporting Life, and Broadway vet Norm Lewis as Porgy. According to Adam Hetrick's playbill article, "Also expected to return for the limited Broadway engagement are Tony nominee Joshua Henry as Jake, Nikki Renee Daniels as Clara, Phillip Boykin as Crown, Bryonha Marie Parham as Serena, NaTasha Yvette Williams as Maria, Cedric Neal as Frazier, J.D. Webster as Mingo, Heather Hill as Lily, Phumzile Sojola as Peter and Nathaniel Stampley as Robbins."