A comedy star in Great Britain, actor James Corden is now moving into American late-night television. He first made a name for himself with his Tony Award for Best Actor in Broadway’s One Man, Two Guvnors and as writer and co-star of the Hulu sitcom The Wrong Mans.
The ninth season of Great Performances at The Met includes an encore of highlights of the past eight seasons and five new productions at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
Stay tuned for the inaugural concert of Boston Symphony Orchestra’s new music director, two concerts from Vienna, the New York Philharmonic’s performance of Italian film scores, two famous pop stars and more. See the entire 2014-15 season!
This busy opera star has many projects up her sleeve for the holiday season. From Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to her own Christmas special on PBS and a documentary she’s produced for Great Performances, we’ve rounded up where to see her the next three months.
Mike Nichols (1931 — 2014), died on Wednesday, November 19. He is one of the rare multi-talented storytellers to count Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards among his honors.
During his appearance on The Queen Latifah Show this week, President Bill Clinton enthused, “I am fascinated by this partnership between Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett.” Clinton’s remarks were accompanied by footage from the duo’s concert on Great Performances.
Actor James Earl Jones was honored on November 9 with the Voice Icon Award from the first-ever Voice Arts Awards, which recognize achievement in voiceover acting and related roles. Learn more about the man and voice behind Darth Vader and Mufasa from The Lion King.
Sting knows plenty about his hometown community, which is the subject of his Broadway musical The Last Ship. What he doesn’t know is how far his ancestors traveled from England to find work. On Tuesday, revelations about Sting’s family’s past are featured in Finding Your Roots on PBS.
American opera singer Joyce DiDonato is hard at work expanding the reach of opera and classical music both online and on the baseball field. Tonight, her concert “A Journey Through Venice” will be Carnegie Hall’s first webcast ever.
Today is National Cat Day and the holiday those enigmatic creatures curl up to best is nigh — Halloween. See makeup tutorials by Cats performers from around the world and get ready for the musical Cats on Great Performances on Friday, November 21.