Experience a musical December to remember with GRAMMY® Award-winning artists Tony Bennett, Diana Krall, Michael Bublé, and k.d. lang on Great Performances Beginning November 24 (check local listings), two of the greatest living jazz singers, Tony Bennett and Diana Krall, unite to honor the legacy of the premiere songwriting duo of the Great American Songbook, […]
On Friday, November 2, Great Performances premiered An American in Paris The Musical as part of the series’ second round of “Broadway’s Best” Friday night programming on PBS. None other than musical theater star Lin-Manuel Miranda – book, music, and lyric writer of Hamilton and In the Heights creator – surprised everyone by live tweeting […]
On Friday, November 2, a live capture of the Tony Award-winning An American in Paris The Musical kicks off Great Performances’ Broadway’s Best series, offering audiences another chance to behold the rhapsodic dance and song spectacle choreographed and directed by Christopher Wheeldon. By Britt Stigler for ALL ARTS Filmed during its West End engagement in London, […]
Former New York City Ballet principal dancer and Dance Theatre of Harlem founder Arthur Mitchell passed away yesterday in a Manhattan hospital. He was 84 years old. A groundbreaking luminary in the dance world, Mitchell was known for his grace, charisma, leadership and tenacity both on and off the stage. Two roles were created on […]
GREAT PERFORMANCES mourns the passing of Marin Mazzie, one of the great talents in contemporary Broadway musical theater.
The program celebrates Paul Taylor’s masterworks spanning seven decades with a repertory of 21 dances. NYC-ARTS talks with Taylor and several of his magnificent dancers. Video courtesy of NYC-ARTS
The Recording Academy™ has expanded its lineup for the GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends® an awards ceremony and live tribute concert celebrating the 2018 Special Merit Awards honorees on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Added to the lineup are four-time GRAMMY® winner Yolanda Adams, who will perform and honor Tony Agnello […]
America’s preeminent performing arts television series Great Performances in association with ideastream will record The Cleveland Orchestra’s 100th Anniversary Gala Concert for an exclusive U.S. television broadcast on PBS slated for 2019.
The Recording Academy™ will honor its 2018 Special Merit Awards recipients with GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends™, an awards ceremony and live tribute concert on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Hal Blaine, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, Louis Jordan, the Meters, Queen, and Tina Turner. Additional Special Merit Awards honorees to be celebrated include […]
The Metropolitan Opera played a pivotal role in bringing together a wide range of cultural institutions to a centralized new Manhattan home in the 1950s and ‘60s. Here, we pull back the curtain on the opening of the Metropolitan Opera’s new home. 1. The Met almost moved to several other notable New York locations Beginning […]