Porgy and Bess

February 21, 2019

Porgy and Bess returns to the Metropolitan Opera for the first time in nearly 30 years!

Performances added through February 15, 2020!

“A splendid new production.” Anthony Tommasini, New York Times

“The great success of James Robinson’s production is creating a sense of the community of Catfish Row….” James Jorden, The Observer

“[The production is] luxuriously cast, from the title roles to the smallest cameos….” Heidi Waleson, Wall Street Journal

This production, directed by James Robertson, stars Eric Owens (Porgy), Angel Blue (Bess), Golda Schultz (Clara), Latonia Moore (Serena), Denyce Graves (Maria), Frederick Ballentine (Sportin’ Life), Alfred Walker (Crown), and Ryan Speedo Green (Jake).

Porgy and Bess will be broadcast live in cinemas on February 1, 2020.