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Movies For Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine

About the Movies For Grownups® Awards

Great Performances Presents Broadcast Premiere of 17th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards® with AARP the Magazine Friday, February 23 at 9 p.m. on PBS, pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps Available to viewers for the first time ever, the awards feature appearances by Helen Mirren, Gary Oldman, Annette Bening, Alfre Woodard, Blythe Danner, Saoirse Ronan, Greta Gerwig, Laurie […]

GP at the Met: Norma

About the Opera

Great Performances at the Met: Norma Premieres nationwide Friday, January 26 at 9 p.m. on PBS Encore presentation Sunday, January 28 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) Season 12 of Great Performances at the Met begins with a new production of Bellini’s masterpiece about a woman scorned, conducted by Carlo Rizzi. Norma stars Sondra Radvanovsky as the titlular druid high […]

Hitman: David Foster & Friends

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Premieres nationwide beginning November 25 on PBS (check local listings) A chart-topping songwriter, producer, and maestro to the stars, David Foster has generated some of the biggest hits in popular music, and collaborated with a veritable “Who’s Who” of superstars in a career spanning more than three decades.  In this special encore presentation, Foster’s remarkable achievements—including 14 Grammy […]

The Moody Blues: Days Of Future Passed Live

About The Moody Blues: Days Of Future Passed Live

GREAT PERFORMANCES captures The Moody Blues in performance at Toronto’s Sony Centre during their 2017 “Days of Future Passed” tour. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of their landmark album, The Moody Blues took to the road to perform the entire LP live. The concert special showcases the band in performance for the first time with a full […]

Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn – The Broadway Musical

About Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn – The Broadway Musical

The festive Roundabout Theatre Company production of Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn comes to PBS Friday, November 24 at 9 p.m. (check local listings) continuing the GREAT PERFORMANCES marathon within PBS’s Fall Broadway’s Best lineup. Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn joins She Loves Me (October 20, also from Roundabout), Present Laughter(November 3), and Indecent (November 17), as part of PBS’s Broadway’s best lineup, all directed for television by Emmy Award®-winner David Horn, executive producer […]

Indecent

About Indecent

The Tony Award-winning play Indecent comes to GREAT PERFORMANCES, Friday, November 17 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) as part of the fall Broadway’s Best lineup. Indecent, along with the previously announced GREAT PERFORMANCES airings of She Loves Me, Present Laughter, and Holiday Inn, was directed for television by Emmy Award-winner David Horn, executive producer of both GREAT PERFORMANCES and THIRTEEN’s local Theater Close-Up series. The four titles are productions by […]

In The Heights: Chasing Broadway Dreams

About In The Heights: Chasing Broadway Dreams

As part of its Broadway’s Best lineup, GREAT PERFORMANCES airs a special encore presentation of In the Heights: Chasing Broadway Dreams – Friday, November 10 at 9 p.m. ET (check local listings) – showcasing the 2008 musical that launched Lin-Manuel Miranda’s rise to stardom. The film will also be available to stream the following day via pbs.org/gperf and PBS OTT apps. Making it in […]

Noël Coward’s Present Laughter

About Noël Coward’s Present Laughter

Kevin Kline’s Tony Award®– winning performance in Noël Coward’s Present Laughter, first produced in 1942 with Coward himself in the leading role, comes to PBS Friday, November 3rd at 9 p.m. (check local listings) continuing the GREAT PERFORMANCES marathon within PBS’s Fall Broadway’s best lineup. Noël Coward’s Present Laughter follows a self-obsessed actor in the midst of a mid-life crisis. Juggling his considerable talent, […]

Foo Fighters – Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special

About the Concert

GREAT PERFORMANCES Presents Foo Fighters – Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special Premiering Friday, November 10 on PBS Historic concert filmed this summer at the Acropolis in Athens, Greece Series hosted by Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith Multi-Grammy-winning rock band Foo Fighters delivers an electrifying, historic performance at the famed Odeon of Herodes Atticus […]

She Loves Me

About She Loves Me

The critically-acclaimed Roundabout Theatre Company production of She Loves Me comes to GREAT PERFORMANCES on Friday, October 20 at 9PM (check local listings) as the opening presentation of PBS’s fall Broadway’s Best lineup. She Loves Me joins Present Laughter (November 3), Indecent (November 17), and Holiday Inn (November 24, and also from Roundabout) as part of PBS’s Broadway’s best lineup, directed for television by Emmy […]