Theater: Musicals

Production: 'Porgy and Bess' (See all 8 roles)

Understudy Mariah (Chorus / Ensemble)

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Production Details

Seeking opera singers and trained musical theatre singers with a traditional sound for The Gershwins' "Porgy and Bess."

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Female, ages 30-49, African Descent, African American

Role Description

Understudy Mariah: (Chorus / Ensemble) to appear in the onstage ensemble or to swing and cover the principal role of Mariah: a cookshop owner and saucy matriarch of the community, equally opinionated and motherly, she shuns Bess at first but then comforts her in her time of need. Must be a strong singer; contralto.