Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to Do


Broadway legend Chita Rivera has been lighting up Broadway and international stages for over 70 years. Anita in West Side Story, Rosie in Bye Bye Birdie, Velma in Chicago are just some of the iconic roles she created.

Premiered November 6, 2015

“Ellis Island: The Dream of America” with Pacific Symphony

THIRTEEN’s Great Performances Presents the U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Peter Boyer’s “Ellis Island: The Dream of America” with Pacific Symphony Friday, June 29 on PBS in Honor of Immigrant Heritage Month.

Premieres June 29, 2018 at 9:00 pm EDT

Great Performances: The Opera House


Great Performances: The Opera House, the new documentary by multiple Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Susan Froemke (Grey Gardens; Lalee’s Kin: The Legacy of Cotton) surveys a remarkable period of the Metropolitan Opera’s rich history and a time of great change for New York City.

Premiered May 25, 2018

GP at the Met: L’Elisir d’Amore

Season 12 of Great Performances at the Met continues Sunday, April 29 at 12:00 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) with Donizetti’s classic comic opera L’Elisir d’Amore. Pretty Yende portrays the feisty Adina, opposite Matthew Polenzani as Nemorino, with Davide Luciano as Belcore and Ildebrando D’Arcangelo as Dulcamara.

Premiered April 9, 2018 and Friends Featuring the Black Eyed Peas – Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special


International superstar performs from London’s historic Royal Albert Hall in a one-night-only concert event. The Grammy-, Emmy- and Latin Grammy-winning artist, writer and producer reunites with members of the Black Eyed Peas on stage for the first time in over six years, plus special guests Pia Mia, Eva Simons and Lydia Lucy (“The Voice UK”). Performances include “Scream & Shout,” “I Gotta Feeling,” “Let’s Get It Started” and “Where is the Love?” and “#thatPOWER.”

Premiered April 20, 2018