Hot Clip of the Day: Listening Forever to Billy Porter Singing Sondheim's "Sunday" with Broadway Dreams Foundation
Each day, the Bbox team trolls YouTube for the hot clip—sometimes it's a brand-new moment and sometimes it's a throwback to an oldie but goodie. No matter what praise hands are shot up, pearls are clutched and the repeat button is hit.
"Sunday" from Sunday in the Park with George (Billy Porter and Broadway Dreams Participants)
Ulterior Motives: You know that feeling when you hear a beloved song in a whole new way and sticks with you forever? That's how we feel about Billy Porter's version of Stephen Sondheim's "Sunday." Billy's voice is pure magic and supported by this arrangement - it crescendos into musical theatre heaven. The wonderful Billy Porter dazzled introducing us to the "Land of Lola" in Broadway's Kinky Boots winning the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Grammy. He went on to win a Primetime Emmy for his role as Prey Tell in the television series "Pose."
Here, Billy sings with the Broadway Dreams Foundation who according to the mission on their website strives "to provide youth and young adults of all socioeconomic backgrounds with performance training, life skills building and mentorship opportunities from the entertainment industry's most distinguished talents."
Ultimate 🙌 🙌 moment: Billy sounds so marvelous. It's so exciting to see Broadway's future supporting him on this number. Get ready for goosebumps 2:28 - 2:50. Peep composer Marc Shaiman proudly looking on in the corner too! This arrangement will always be fire.