With 2009-10 marking its 37th season on PBS, Great Performances (along with its sub-series Great Performances@The Met and Dance in America) brings the best in the performing arts from across America and around the world to a US television audience.
The only continuing primetime performance showcase on American television, Great Performances presents a diverse programming portfolio of classical music, opera, popular song, musical theater, dance, drama, and performance documentaries. With its programs garnering 64 Emmy Awards and four George Foster Peabody Awards, the series has received every major television honor.
Regardless of geographic or economic limitations, Great Performances insures its audiences “the best seats in the house” with a roster of artists and performing arts companies that represent a “Who’s Who” of excellence and virtuosity in the international performing arts.
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