For Educators

#LoveTheatreDay Binge Watch Guide

In celebration of #LoveTheatreDay, we’ve put together a Great Performances binge watch list – featuring full musical theater and drama performances, film adaptations and films about theater. Share your favorite episode or first theater experience in the comments. Enjoy the shows! PLAYBILL Opening Act – Musical Theater. . . . . . . .  Gypsy Act 1 – Comedy & Drama. […]

Gypsy

Full Episode

Jonathan Kent’s award-winning production of the classic musical Gypsy – a record-breaking sellout during its acclaimed London run – comes to THIRTEEN’s Great Performances, Friday, November 11 at 9 p.m. on PBS on the PBS Arts Fall Festival. (Check local listings.)

Gypsy

Let Me Entertain You – Louise as Gypsy Rose Lee

Louise (Lara Pulver) performs “Let Me Entertain You” as Gypsy Rose Lee in Gypsy. Jonathan Kent’s award-winning production of the classic musical Gypsy – a record-breaking sellout during its acclaimed London run – comes to THIRTEEN’s Great Performances, Friday, November 11 at 9 p.m. on PBS on the PBS Arts Fall Festival. (Check local listings.)

Gypsy

Some People

Momma Rose Imelda Staunton) performs “Some People” in Gypsy. Jonathan Kent’s award-winning production of the classic musical Gypsy – a record-breaking sellout during its acclaimed London run – comes to THIRTEEN’s Great Performances, Friday, November 11 at 9 p.m. on PBS on the PBS Arts Fall Festival. (Check local listings.)

Gypsy

Together, Wherever We Go – Momma Rose, Herbie, Louise

Momma Rose, Herbie and Louise perform “Together, Wherever We Go” in Gypsy. Jonathan Kent’s award-winning production of the classic musical Gypsy – a record-breaking sellout during its acclaimed London run – comes to THIRTEEN’s Great Performances, Friday, November 11 at 9 p.m. on PBS on the PBS Arts Fall Festival. (Check local listings.)

Gypsy

About the Musical

Jonathan Kent’s award-winning production of the classic musical Gypsy – a record-breaking sellout during its acclaimed London run – comes to THIRTEEN’s Great Performances, Friday, November 11 at 9 p.m. on PBS on the PBS Arts Fall Festival. (Check local listings.) The first London production to be seen for 40 years, the musical opened at […]

The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare’s History Plays

Educator’s Guide

In support of the GREAT PERFORMANCES telecast, WNET is distributing 30,000 copies of a The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare’s History Plays poster & teachers’ guide to schools nationwide, which will assist educators in utilizing the PBS broadcast in the classroom. This activity-based analysis of the plays (Richard II, Henry IV Part 1, Henry IV Part 2, […]

Macbeth

Educator’s Guide

In support of the GREAT PERFORMANCES telecast, WNET.ORG is distributing 30,000 copies of a Macbeth poster & teachers’ guide to schools nationwide, which will assist educators in utilizing the PBS broadcast in the classroom. This activity-based analysis of the play is illustrated by various lesson plans and activities.  After the October 6 premiere PBS broadcast, […]

Media for the “Opening Scene” Activity

In this production the actors decided that they preferred the rule of Claudius, a peace-keeping King who enjoyed a good party! This is important in the staging as it is when we, the audience, and the Court first see Claudius as King. The staging of this opening court scene is instrumental in revealing the relationships […]