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42nd Street With a cast of nearly 60 people, this blockbuster production of 42nd Street boasted the largest cast in the West End and the largest cast in the show’s nearly 40-year history. Total number of costumes? 623. Total number of wigs? 107. Each 42ndStreet finale costume has approximately 2,000 sequins on it. Rodgers & […]
Just in time for the season change, enjoy four of our favorite programs on Great Performances! Now Hear This: Vivaldi: Something Completely Different Available through October 18 In the series premiere, of Great Performances: Now Hear This, host Scott Yoo crosses Northern Italy, chasing the story of one of the most recorded pieces of music in the […]
An exclusive look at Great Performance’s Season 47 brochure, from Now Hear This to Broadway’s Best and more.
For the new miniseries Great Performances: Now Hear This, renowned violinist and conductor of the Mexico City Philharmonic Scott Yoo traveled across Europe and Morocco to chase the secret histories behind great classical composers and their masterworks. To memorialize his travels, Scott shared his favorite locations, and curated recordings of works composed by Antonio Vivaldi, Johann Sebastian […]
Season 13 of Great Performances at the Met continues on Sunday, July 7 with Donizetti’s romantic comedy La Fille du Regiment, starring Pretty Yende, Javier Camarena, and Stephanie Blythe. Adding extra sparkle to the colorful comic opera is film icon Kathleen Turner, who makes her Met debut as the imperious Duchess of Krakenthorp.
Just in time for summer, enjoy three of our favorite programs on Great Performances! June/July: Gypsy Available from June 1 to July 31 Jonathan Kent’s award-winning production of the classic musical Gypsy features Imelda Staunton as Rose, Lara Pulver as Louise and Peter Davison as Herbie. Gypsy is considered by many to be one of Broadway’s all-time triumphs. It […]
The Recording Academy™ honored its 2019 Special Merit Awards recipients with “GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®,” an awards ceremony and live tribute concert that took place on May 11, 2019 that will premiere on Great Performances on PBS. This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Black Sabbath, George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic, Billy Eckstine, Donny Hathaway, […]
Annual Awards and Tribute Concert to be filmed as part of “Great Performances” Series on PBS The Recording Academy™ will honor its 2019 Special Merit Awards recipients with “GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®,” an awards ceremony and live tribute concert on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. This year’s Lifetime Achievement […]
By Britt Stigler for ALL ARTS “Only 15 percent of women in prison are there because of violent crimes. Over half have been victims of domestic abuse. And that’s partly my story. I retaliated, finally.” These lines are among the first spoken in Phyllida Lloyd’s heavy metal, stark, contemporary take on Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar.” Set […]