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Porgy and Bess, George Gershwin’s legendary African-American folk opera, is featured on a stamp commemorating Broadway musicals.

As a singer, dancer, and dramatic actress, Ethel Waters pursued a career that exercised her musical creativity and dramatic expression. During her long career, she achieved prominence and critical acclaim both on the stage and in film.

29c Porgy and Bess single

The Porgy & Bess stamp was issued July 14, 1993.

29c Ethel Waters single

The Ethel Waters stamp was issued September 1, 1994.