Multi-Grammy-winning rock band Foo Fighters delivers an electrifying, historic performance at the famed Odeon of Herodes Atticus from the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, in the latest installment of Landmarks Live in Concert for GREAT PERFORMANCES.
Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn tells the story of Jim, who leaves the bright lights of Broadway—as well as his fiancé dance partner Lila—to settle down at an old farmhouse in Connecticut … but life just isn’t the same without a bit of song and dance. Jim’s luck takes a turn for the better when he meets Linda, a spirited schoolteacher with talent to spare.
The Tony Award-winning play Indecent comes to GREAT PERFORMANCES as part of the fall Broadway’s Best lineup. Indecent, along with the previously announced GREAT PERFORMANCES airings of She Loves Me, Present Laughter, and Holiday Inn, was directed for television by Emmy Award-winner David Horn, executive producer of both GREAT PERFORMANCES and THIRTEEN’s local Theater Close-Up series. The four titles are productions by BroadwayHD in association with THIRTEEN PRODUCTIONS LLC for WNET.
See performance sequences of the original cast of In the Heights onstage and get an intimate look at the production backstage and off-stage. The film provides unprecedented access to the cast as they went through workshops, to off-Broadway, and finally to Broadway.
Kevin Kline’s Tony Award®-winning performance in Noël Coward’s Present Laughter, first produced in 1942 with Coward himself in the leading role, comes to PBS continuing the GREAT PERFORMANCES marathon within PBS’s Fall Broadway’s best lineup. Noël Coward’s Present Laughter follows a self-obsessed actor in the midst of a mid-life crisis. Juggling his considerable talent, ego and libido, the theater’s favorite leading man suddenly finds himself caught between fawning ingénues, crazed playwrights, secret trysts and unexpected twists.
The critically-acclaimed Roundabout Theatre Company production of She Loves Me comes to GREAT PERFORMANCES as the opening presentation of PBS’s fall Broadway’s Best lineup.