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The Sound of Music

Full Film

Fall in love with the beloved musical as never before. The 2015 live U.K. broadcast version features music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II and stars Kara Tointon as Maria and Julian Ovenden as Captain von Trapp.  

John Leguizamo’s Road to Broadway

Thanksgiving from Latin History for Morons

In a hilarious piece performed from his Broadway show Latin History for Morons, watch as Tony Award nominee John Leguizamo describes how he wishes the first Thanksgiving took place. Premieres Friday, November 16 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). Streams Saturday, November 17 at pbs.org/gperf and on PBS apps.

The Sound of Music

Getting Jazzed for Broadway’s Best: The Sound of Music

Ted Chapin, President and Chief Creative Officer of Rodgers & Hammerstein, discusses what makes The Sound of Music the quintessential R&H musical, the differences between the movie and stage version, and why PBS viewers will enjoy this special broadcast.

An American in Paris The Musical

Full Episode

Experience one of the most famous musicals of all time with a celebrated new adaptation featuring the original Tony Award-nominated stars Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope. The acclaimed production was directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon.

Michael Bublé: Tour Stop 148

About the Film

Experience superstar singer Michael Bublé’s visually thrilling and musically triumphant ‘To Be Loved Tour’ featuring performances of his biggest hits including “Home” and “Haven’t Met You Yet” along with exclusive footage of Team Bublé travels.

An American in Paris The Musical

Getting Jazzed for Broadway’s Best: An American in Paris The Musical

Learn more about An American in Paris The Musical with Garen Scribner, former actor in the National Tour and current host of the “Broadway Sandwich” web series on ALL ARTS. He discusses his favorite number, what sets the musical apart from the movie, and more. Premieres Friday, November 2 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check […]

John Leguizamo’s Road to Broadway

Working the Comedy Club Circuit

To workshop his first scripts for Latin History for Morons, John Leguizamo reads them aloud in comedy clubs around the country. The feedback he receives helps determine the direction for the next drafts. Premieres Friday, November 16 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). Streams Saturday, November 17 at pbs.org/gperf and on PBS apps.

The Sound of Music

“Do-Re-Mi”

In one of her first duties as governess, Maria makes it her mission to teach the von Trapp children to sing. Watch as they sing the timeless classic, “Do-Re-Mi.” Premieres Friday, November 9 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) Streams Nov. 10 – 21 on PBS Passport, then again on Monday, Dec. 26 […]

An American in Paris The Musical

“Beginner’s Luck”

Jerry (Robert Fairchild) tries to convince Lise (Leanne Cope) that it’s no coincidence they keep running into each other. He’s got “Beginner’s Luck” and as such transforms the parfumerie where Lise works with a dazzling dance number.

An American in Paris The Musical

Ballet Pas De Deux excerpt

Leanne Cope and Robert Fairchild perform the signature pas de deux, set to George Gershwin’s gorgeous score, with Christopher Wheeldon’s stunning, Tony-winning choreography.