Posted by | Ray Cornelius

Norm Lewis, Tony-nominated star of The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess returns to television as Kerry Washington’s ex in ABC’s Scandal.

According to, the popular Broadway actor will have a recurring role on the show when it returns for a second season on September 27. The big news was leaked by co-star Bellamy Young during an interview with Huffington Post.

“We’re having a great guy named Norm Lewis who’s on Broadway right now in Porgy and Bess… I’ve known Norm forever because I was a singer on Broadway in my last life, and he’s coming to do an incredible arc, like Kerry’s character’s ex-boyfriend kind of thing … juicy wonderment. I can’t wait for that.”

Lewis is no stranger to television and films. Throughout his career he has appeared on All My Children and most recently in 2010’s Sex & the City 2.

Porgy & Bess will continue to run on Broadway through September 23.