1st Night Photos: Cast of Porgy and Bess celebrate opening night

Brits Sharon D. Clarke, Nicola Hughes and Jade Ewen are joined in the cast by American actors Rufus Bonds Jr and Phillip Boykin

Timothy Sheader's production of Porgy and Bess, opened at the Open Air Theatre on Monday, starring Nicola Hughes and Rufus Bonds Jr in the title roles in Gershwin's classic musical. Also in the cast are Sharon D Clarke, Jade Ewen and Cedric Neal.

Porgy and Bess runs until 23 August 2014.