Hartt alumnus Phillip Boykin '95 plays Crown in the American Repertory Theater's production of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess in Cambridge, MA, and former Hartt student Christopher Jahnke orchestrated the show. Tony Award winning actress Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis star in the title roles. Performances of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess begin on Wednesday, August 17, and a transfer to Broadway is planned for this winter.
Click here to read The New York Times recent article on the production.
Click here to see an interview with Boykin and other cast members and more information about the show and the American Repertory Theater.