Peter & the Wolf - Introduction

Sergei Prokofiev's fanciful musical tale "Peter and the Wolf" is given new life in this innovative new animated interpretation.

Dec 7th, 2010 | Comments

Macbeth - About the Film and Preview

Sir Patrick Stewart and Kate Fleetwood ignite Shakespeare’s Macbeth in a richly cinematic adaptation of the acclaimed West End and Broadway hit.

Sep 8th, 2010 | Comments

La Danse: Le Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris - Preview the Film

Frederick Wiseman’s performance-documentary provides an inside look at the French ballet company known for perfection and precision, The Paris Opera Ballet.

May 18th, 2010 | Comments

Hamlet - About the Film

David Tennant and Sir Patrick Stewart reprise their stage roles as "Hamlet" and "Claudius" in a film-for-television adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company's 2008 stage production.

Apr 1st, 2010 | Comments

Dance In America: NY Export: Opus Jazz - About the Film

Jerome Robbins' "ballet in sneakers" comes alive in a vibrant new film adaptation that is shot on visually dynamic locations around New York City.

Feb 2nd, 2010 | Comments

Passing Strange - Preview the Rock Musical

The Spike Lee-directed film featuring the award-winning Broadway rock musical of the same title makes it's broadcast debut.

Dec 22nd, 2009 | Comments

Macbeth - Production Announcement

Find out about the award winning production of Macbeth being filmed for Great Performances to air late in 2010.

Nov 27th, 2009 | Comments

King Lear - Watch the Play

Watch Trevor Nunn's King Lear with Ian McKellen in the title role here on the Great Performances Web site.

Mar 26th, 2009 | Comments

King Lear - Introduction

Ian McKellen as King Lear on 25 March. Beyond, a full, interactive, ever-growing section devoted to King Lear

Mar 1st, 2009 | Comments

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