Theater: Musicals

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

Understudy Porgy (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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Male, ages 36-49, African Descent, African American

Role Description

Understudy Porgy: (Chorus / Ensemble) to appear in the onstage ensemble or to swing and cover the principal role of Porgy: a crippled beggar and gambler who is virile and attractive, good hearted and noble, he defends and takes in Bess when the other residents of Catfish Row shun her and he competes for her love against the violent Crown. Must be an exceptionally strong, emotive singer; lyric baritone.