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Updated ‘Porgy and Bess’ to open ART’s season

By Laura Collins-Hughes
Globe Staff / November 5, 2010

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Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, American Repertory Theater artistic director Diane Paulus, and Obie Award-winning composer Diedre Murray are about to give “Porgy and Bess’’ a 21st-century update. Their musical-theater reinterpretation of the opera by George and Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward is slated to open the American Repertory Theater’s 2011-12 season next September. (Full article: 412 words)

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