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We’re grateful for: Our Viewers and the Arts

Here at Great Performances, we’re grateful for viewers like you. Thank you for your continued support. To celebrate, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite dance performances and concerts to share. Have a happy and arts-filled Thanksgiving! American Voices with Renée Fleming Mark Morris Dance Group: L’Allegro Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to […]

Gypsy

Everything’s Coming Up Gypsy: Fun Facts About Gypsy Rose Lee

by Elisa Lichtenbaum, Senior Writer, WNET Curtain up! Light the lights! London’s hit production of Gypsy is coming to Great Performances on Friday, November 11 at 9 p.m., as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival. The critically acclaimed West End production features Imelda Staunton as the indomitable Rose, Lara Pulver as Louise, and Peter […]

Gypsy

Let Me Entertain You – Baby June and Her Newsboys

Baby June (Scarlet Roche) and company perform “Baby June and Her Newsboys.” 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.)

Hamilton’s America

Hamilton’s America: Full Film

Hamilton’s America, the documentary film that brings history to vivid life through the lens of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s pop culture Broadway phenomenon Hamilton – winner of 11 Tony Awards® and the Pulitzer Prize – explodes onto THIRTEEN’s Great Performances, as the season premiere of the PBS Arts Fall Festival.

Hamilton’s America

The Room Where it Happens

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Leslie Odom Jr. (Aaron Burr in Hamilton) visit “the room where it happened.” Former Secretaries of the Treasury Timothy Geithner and Henry Paulson discuss Alexander Hamilton’s famous discussion with James Madison and Thomas Jefferson about his financial plan. Hamilton’s America, the documentary film that brings history to vivid life through the lens […]

Hamilton’s America

Hamilton in :60 His Legacy

Alexander Hamilton was shot and killed in a duel with Aaron Burr in 1804. From monuments and historic sites, to our currency and banking system, Hamilton’s legacy lives on many forms. Thanks to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical, Hamilton, this founding father has once again taken center stage. Read the transcript The morning of July 11, […]

Hamilton’s America

Lin-Manuel Miranda on Writing in Aaron Burr’s Bedroom

Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote part of his smash hit from Aaron Burr’s bedroom. Hamilton’s America premieres Friday, October 21 at 9/8c on PBS. (Check local listings.) Major corporate funding provided by BNY Mellon.

Hamilton’s America

Phillipa Soo on Eliza Schuyler

Phillipa Soo, who plays Eliza Schuyler in Hamilton, discusses how Eliza met Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton’s America premieres Friday, October 21 at 9/8c on PBS. (Check local listings.) Major corporate funding provided by BNY Mellon.

Hamilton’s America: Extended Trailer

Hamilton’s America comprehensive documentary three years in the making comes to THIRTEEN’s Great Performances Friday, October 21 at 9 p.m. as season kickoff to PBS Arts Fall Festival. Broadway and history combine in a timely look at the making of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning megahit “Hamilton.”