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Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn

“Smile” with Streisand and Il Volo

Barbra Streisand sings “Smile” with Il Volo, a young pop vocal trio from Italy. “Smile” was first recorded by Nat King Cole in 1954, with music and lyrics by John Turner and Geoffrey Parsons.

Pavarotti: A Voice for the Ages

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Pavarotti: A Voice for the Ages celebrates the launch of Luciano Pavarotti’s career 50 years ago. Hear the late, great tenor in some of his finest performances, singing “Nessun Dorma” and other beloved arias from La Boheme, Rigoletto and Aida; Neapolitan songs in arrangements by Henry Mancini including “Mamma” and “La mia canzone al vento,” […]

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!”

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See Hugh Jackman in his breakout musical role as cowpoke Curly in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” The Royal National Theatre production directed by Sir Trevor Nunn opened in London in 1998. Josefina Gabrielle, formerly a soloist with the National Ballet of Portugal, co-stars with Jackman as the headstrong Laurey. Also featured in the cast are […]

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!”

Title Song: “Oklahoma!”

The Royal National Theatre cast of “Oklahoma!” perform the rousing title song by Rodgers & Hammerstein during the musical’s wedding scene. Hugh Jackman stars as Curly, Maureen Lipman as Aunt Eller and Josefina Gabrielle as Laurey in this production directed by Sir Trevor Nunn. See the entire show on Friday, November 15 at 9 p.m. on […]

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!”

“People Will Say We’re in Love”

Josefina Gabrielle (Laurey) and Hugh Jackman (Curly) dryly warn one another that “People Will Say We’re in Love” in this popular song from Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!”.  This Royal National Theatre production from 1998 is directed by Sir Trevor Nunn. See the entire show on Friday, November 15 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances as […]

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!”

“The Surrey with the Fringe on Top”

Hugh Jackman (Curly) sings “The Surrey with the Fringe on Top” while Maureen Lipman (Aunt Eller) and Josefina Gabrielle (Laurey) go about their farm chores in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” produced by the Royal National Theatre. See the entire show on Friday, November 15 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances as part of the PBS […]

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!”

“Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’”

Hugh Jackman (Curly) sings “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’” in a scene with Maureen Lipman (Aunt Eller) in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” produced by the Royal National Theatre. See the entire show on Friday, November 15 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival (check local listings). Watch […]

Stephen Sondheim’s “Company” with the New York Philharmonic

Anika Noni Rose: “Another Hundred People”

Anika Noni Rose (Marta) performs “Another Hundred People” in Stephen Sondheim’s “Company.” Jill Paice (Susan) has just told Neil Patrick Harris (Bobby), “I think there’s a time to come to New York, and a time to leave.” The song about the throngs of people coming and going in New York City, and the connections between […]

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Hugh Jackman had his breakout musical role in this Royal National Theatre production of “Oklahoma!” directed by Trevor Nunn.

Stephen Sondheim’s “Company” with the New York Philharmonic

Plimpton and Colbert Karate Fight

Stephen Colbert (Harry) and Martha Plimpton (Sarah) play a married couple in Stephen Sondheim’s “Company.” Their demonstration of karate moves becomes comically competitive as a concerned Neil Patrick Harris (Bobby) looks on. Patti LuPone (Joanne) adds commentary to their physical struggle, singing, “The Little Things You Do Together.” Watch the Karate Fight in “Company” This […]