Movies For Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine

Helen Mirren Receives Career Achievement Honor

Helen Mirren receives the Career Achievement Honor at AARP’s 17th Annual Movies For Grownups Awards. Mirren, an Academy ®, Golden Globe®, Emmy®, Tony®, BAFTA® & Olivier® Award-winning actress accepted Movies for Grownups’® highest honor on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills. Available to viewers for the first time ever, Great Performances presents the broadcast premiere […]

Movies For Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine

Laurie Metcalf wins Best Supporting Actress

Laurie Metcalf wins Best Supporting Actress for Lady Bird at AARP’s 17th Annual Movies For Grownups Awards. Available to viewers for the first time ever, Great Performances presents the broadcast premiere of the Movies for Grownups® Awards with AARP The Magazine on Friday, February 23 at 9 p.m. on PBS, pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps. ”Lady […]

Movies for Grownups® Awards Winners

  The complete list of the 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards Winners: Career Achievement: Helen Mirren Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Best Actress: Annette Bening (Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool) Best Actor: Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour) Best Supporting Actress: Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird) Best Supporting Actor: Richard Jenkins (The Shape of Water) Best Director: Guillermo del Toro […]

From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration

Music Selections and Locations

Hugh Bonneville joins as new host to ring in 2018 for beloved annual PBS broadcast tradition from the heart of Austria Premieres Monday, January 1, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) GREAT PERFORMANCES continues the cherished tradition of ringing in the new year with the Vienna Philharmonic at the opulent Musikverein, […]


Full Episode

Stream the Tony Award-winning play Indecent on GREAT PERFORMANCES – part of the fall Broadway’s Best lineup.


Behind the Curtain: Indecent

Go behind the curtain of the Tony Award-winning play Indecent with Writer Paula Vogel, Director Rebecca Taichman, Producer Daryl Roth, and various cast members. Indecent comes to GREAT PERFORMANCES on Friday, November 17 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) as part of the fall Broadway’s Best lineup.


Five Reasons Indecent is a Must-See Play

by Elisa Lichtenbaum When Indecent opened on Broadway earlier this year, it was hailed by critics as “captivating and gorgeous” (Time Out New York) and “a heart-stirring reminder of the power of art” (New York Daily News). The New York Times Critics’ Pick – winner of two 2017 Tony Awards — airs on Great Performances […]

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

How Paul McCartney Wound Up Playing Drums on Foo Fighters’ “Sunday Rain”

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl speaks to Landmarks Live in Concert host Chad Smith about recording “Sunday Rain” with special guest Paul McCartney on drums. Captured this past July, Foo Fighters – Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special premieres nationwide Friday, November 10 at 10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

She Loves Me

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Stream the critically-acclaimed Roundabout Theatre Company production of She Loves Me on GREAT PERFORMANCES – the opening presentation of PBS’s fall Broadway’s Best lineup.

GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends 2017™

“Mississippi Goddam” by Andra Day

Past GRAMMY nominee Andra Day performs “Mississippi Goddam” in a tribute to Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Nina Simone at the GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends 2017™ and discusses Simone’s impact. In collaboration with the Recording Academy™, GREAT PERFORMANCES presents Grammy Salute To Music Legends 2017™, the second annual all-star concert offering a spotlight for the […]