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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
In this excerpt, Maria gets fired after lecturing Captain von Trapp about his own children. As this is going on, he hears his children singing “The Sound of Music” beautifully for his new fiancée and is compelled to join them while Maria watches in the background. Premieres Friday, November 9 at 9 p.m. on PBS […]
In this clip, Henri’s (Haydn Oakley) dreams of being a star singer manifest in this dazzling musical number – complete with all the sparkle and class of a Ziegfield Follies show-stopper.