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Bel Canto the Opera from the Lyric Opera of Chicago was based on Ann Patchett ‘s bestselling 2001 novel (inspired by the Peruvian hostage crisis of 1996-97). The new opera  as composed by Jimmy López with a libretto by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz and curated by legendary soprano Renée Fleming, Lyric’s creative consultant, who […]

Bel Canto the Opera from Lyric Opera of Chicago

Under Attack

The world premiere production of Bel Canto the Opera — recorded at the Lyric Opera of Chicago last January — airs on Great Performances on Friday, January 13 at 9 p.m. (Check local listings).  Based on Ann Patchett ‘s bestselling 2001 novel (inspired by the Peruvian hostage crisis of 1996-97), the new opera was composed by […]

Landmarks Live in Concert

Brad Paisley – Landmarks Live in Concert

New Arts Strand Landmarks Live In Concert Continues with Brad Paisley on Great Performances Friday, January 27 at 9PM on PBS Hosted By Chad Smith from The Red Hot Chili Peppers The best-selling country artist returns home to perform before a crowd of 35,000 at West Virginia University #BradPaisleyPBS Brad Paisley – Landmarks Live in […]

Landmarks Live in Concert

Alicia Keys – Landmarks Live in Concert

New Arts Strand Landmarks Live In Concert Debuts on Great Performances with Grammy Award-Winning Singer Alicia Keys Friday, January 20 at 9PM on PBS Hosted By Chad Smith from The Red Hot Chili Peppers #AliciaKeysPBS Landmarks Live in Concert premieres Friday, January 2o at 9PM with a native New Yorker from Hell’s Kitchen, Grammy Award-winning artist, […]

Bel Canto the Opera from Lyric Opera of Chicago

About the Opera

Bel Canto the Opera from Lyric Opera of Chicago Comes to Great Performances Friday, January 13 at 9 p.m. on PBS Lyric’s creative consultant, soprano Renée Fleming, hosts the opera she curated from its inception The world premiere production of Bel Canto the Opera — recorded in Chicago last January — airs on Great Performances […]

#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

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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.)