[blindkid] Fwd: Audio Desc PORGY AND BESS!--offer ends TODAY

Carol Castellano carol.joyce.castellano at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 12:47:11 UTC 2012

Hi Everyone,

Here's an exciting chance for those in the NYC 
area to see Porgy & Bess on Broadway with audio 
description for a great ticket price.  OFFER 
EXPIRES TODAY, tho, so order now if you'd like to go!

The offer is thru TDF, Theater Development Fund 
and their TDF Accessibility Programs (TAP).  Cost 
to join is $30 and you can join online when you 
place your order.  Can't beat their 
prices!  Here's the webpage for TAP 

Enjoy the show!


>From: "Theatre Development Fund" <hostmaster at tdf.org>
>To: "buystuff100 at verizon.net" <buystuff100 at verizon.net>
>Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2012 16:22:35 -0400
>Subject: Audio Described performance of PORGY AND BESS!
>TDF Highlights Header
>THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS - Tuesday, April 17 at 7:00 PM
>(Audio Described)
>Richard Rodgers Theatre
>Tickets: $73.00 each.
>One Audio Described Performance
>Charleston's imaginary Catfish Row comes to life 
>again with a new staging of George and Ira 
>Gershwin's class folk opera, set in the 1930s, 
>about the love between the beautiful but 
>troubled Bess, and Porgy, a poor man who is 
>crippled. As Bess's former lover, Crown, tries 
>to possess her again, Porgy courageously helps 
>her struggle to break away in what has become 
>one of musical theatre's greatest love stories. 
>Songs include such hits as "Summertime," "It 
>Ain't Necessarily So," and "I Got Plenty of 
>Nothing." The production, reimagined by director 
>Diane Paulus, musician Dierdre Murray and 
>playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, stars four-time 
>Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 
>Private Practice), Drama Desk nominee Norman 
>Lewis (Les Miserables, Sondheim on Sondheim) and 
>two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, "In Living Color").
>"Exquisite, intimate and musically ravishing. A don't-miss theater event."
>­Time Magazine
>Running Time: Two hours and 30 minutes, which 
>includes a 15-minute intermission
>To take advantage of the audio description, 
>please email: <mailto: tap at tdf.org 
>?subject=Receiver and earpiece for AD 
>performance of Porgy and Bess>tap at tdf.org to 
>reserve a receiver and earpiece for the performance.
>TDF Sponsors
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