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#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 […]

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, […]

Hamlet

Teachers’ Guide

To complement the film, WNET.ORG, in partnership with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), is offering a Teachers’ Guide for educators to utilize the PBS broadcast in classrooms around the country. This activity-based analysis of the play is supported by links to various scenes throughout the film. Download the full PDF of the guide here. All […]

Peter & the Wolf

Overview

Sergei Prokofiev wrote Peter and the Wolf in 1936 to introduce children to classical music. In this lesson, melodies from Peter and the Wolf are used to introduce students to pitch, rhythm and meter. Students also explore melodic shape using movement and drawing to represent melodies. Grade Levels: 4-6 (ages 9-11) Time Allotment: One to […]