The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
226 W. 46th St.
Set in the 1930s in Catfish Row, a neighborhood in Charleston, South Carolina, this heartbreaking love story centers on Bess, beautiful and troubled, who turns to Porgy, the crippled beggar, in search of safety after her possessive lover Crown commits murder. As Porgy and Bess's love grows, their future is threatened by Crown and the conniving Sporting Life. The celebrated score boasts some of the most famous and beloved works from the Great American Songbook, including: "Summertime," "Bess, You Is My Woman," "It Ain't Necessarily So" and "I Loves You, Porgy." Starring Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis in the title roles. Tues.-Sat., 8; Wed. & Sat., 2; Sun., 3. Call or visit website for variations in schedule.