Your GREAT PERFORMANCES Valentine’s Day Mixtape

Your GREAT PERFORMANCES Valentine’s Day Mixtape

It’s Valentine’s Day, and we’re feeling amorous! To help set the mood for your perfect date, we’ve compiled some of the most romantic songs from GREAT PERFORMANCES programs – from Broadway to jazz, and more. 1) “Cheek to Cheek,” Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE Moviegoers swooned when Fred Astaire and Ginger […]

AARP The Magazine Celebrates the Winners for the 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards in Los Angeles

AARP The Magazine Celebrates the Winners for the 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards in Los Angeles

Appearances by Helen Mirren, Gary Oldman, Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Blythe Danner, Mark Hamill, Guillermo Del Toro, Aaron Sorkin, Willem Dafoe, Jason Clarke, Alfre Woodard,   Ben Mendelsohn, Alan Cumming, Betty Gabriel, Richard Jenkins, Rian Johnson, Laurie Metcalf, Marcus Henderson, Michael Gracey and more  Awards to be broadcast for first time ever on Feb. 23 at […]

AARP The Magazine Announces Presenters for the 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards

AARP The Magazine Announces Presenters for the 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards

Alfre Woodard, Jason Clarke, Mark Hamill, Saoirse Ronan, Ben Mendelsohn, Shari Belafonte, Willem Dafoe, Kelly Marie Tran, Doug Jones, Michael Gracey, Molly Bloom and others join award-winning actor and host Alan Cumming at a Star-Studded Evening on Monday, Feb. 5 in Los Angeles WASHINGTON, DC—AARP announced today the official presenters for the 17th Annual Movies […]

Great Performances at The Met – Season 12

Great Performances at The Met – Season 12

Great Performances at The Met returns to PBS for its twelfth season in 2018, delighting audiences with nine productions featuring the world’s leading stars of opera. PBS is excited to highlight two of these operas – Norma and Tosca – with primetime broadcasts.  The season opens with The Met’s new production of Bellini’s Norma, starring Sondra Radvanovsky as the […]

Helen Mirren to Receive Career Achievement Honor at AARP The Magazine’s 17th Annual Movies For Grownups® Awards

Helen Mirren to Receive Career Achievement Honor at AARP The Magazine’s 17th Annual  Movies For Grownups® Awards

MFG Awards will be Televised for the First-Time Ever on PBS Series Great Performances WASHINGTON, DC—AARP The Magazine announced today that Helen Mirren will receive the 2017 Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award. The AARP Movies for Grownups® multimedia franchise was established in 2002 to celebrate and encourage filmmaking with unique appeal to movie lovers […]

Great Performances Toasts 2018 with New Host Hugh Bonneville for Annual Broadcast Tradition

Great Performances Toasts 2018 with New Host Hugh Bonneville for Annual Broadcast Tradition

GREAT PERFORMANCES continues the cherished tradition of ringing in the new year with the Vienna Philharmonic at the opulent Musikverein, under the baton of Italian conductor and Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti, featuring favorite Strauss Family waltzes accompanied by the dancing of the Vienna State Ballet. This year’s program welcomes new host Hugh Bonneville, best known […]

Great Performances to air Lyric’s Orphée et Eurydice

Great Performances to air Lyric’s Orphée et Eurydice

PBS will feature Lyric’s Orphée et Eurydice on GREAT PERFORMANCES, showcasing a new production created by legendary choreographer John Neumeier, featuring The Joffrey Ballet, the Lyric Opera Orchestra & Chorus, conducted by Harry Bicket, and starring Dmitry Korchak, Andriana Chuchman, and Lauren Snouffer. WNET and THIRTEEN selected the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s premiere production of the 1774 Paris […]

Your Free Ticket to Broadway on PBS

Your Free Ticket to Broadway on PBS

When Roundabout Theatre Company’s new production of the classic musical comedy She Loves Me opened at Studio 54 in 2016, Marilyn Stasio of Variety raved, “The enchanting Broadway revival is so charming, you kind of wish it would follow you home.” Good news, Broadway fans! This New York Times Critics Pick, declared “a splendid, joy-stuffed […]

Bebe Neuwirth to host Chita Rivera Awards

Bebe Neuwirth to host Chita Rivera Awards

Tony Award winner Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago, Frasier) will host the inaugural Chita Rivera Awards (formerly known as the Astaire Awards). The awards, which honor choreographers and dancers in theater and film, will take place at Broadway’s Al Hirschfeld Theatre on September 11 at 7:30 PM. The evening will include The New York City Ballet performing “America” from West Side Story to honor Rivera, as well as […]