Broadway

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy wins Peabody Award

The Great Performances production Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy is a 2013 Peabody Award winner! “Peabody Awards honor ‘stories that matter,’ so it is incredibly rewarding for Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy to be recognized with this prestigious award,” said filmmaker Michael Kantor. “When you create a show working with David Horn and the team […]

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

Full Episode

Find out why the Broadway musical has proven to be such fertile territory for Jewish artists of all kinds.

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

Fiddler’s Tradition

The surprising universality of the 1964 Jerry Boch and Sheldon Harnick musical Fiddler on the Roof.

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

About the Film

From Irving Berlin to Stephen Sondheim, and from Fanny Brice to Barbra Streisand, the film explores the phenomenon of how Jewish-American songwriters created a uniquely American art form

Memphis

Memphis – Montego Glover Performs “Underground”

An aspiring singer in segregated Memphis, Felicia (Montego Glover) takes the stage at her brother’s underground bar, Delray’s. Joined by her brother Delray (J. Bernard Calloway) she brings down the house with the rockin’ blues opener “Underground.” Memphis, the 2010 Tony award-winner for Best Musical, airs tonight, Friday, February 24, 2012 at 9 p.m. on […]

Memphis

About the Musical Theater Broadcast

Broadway’s smash hit musical Memphis, winner of four Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book and Best Orchestrations, comes to THIRTEEN’s Great Performances Friday, February 24 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). Featuring the original Broadway cast, including Tony nominees Chad Kimball and Montego Glover, as well as Derrick Baskin, J. […]

Harry Connick Jr., In Concert on Broadway

“Nowhere with Love”

Watch a portion of Harry Connick Jr.’s performance of “Nowhere with Love” from GREAT PERFORMANCES Harry Connick Jr., In Concert on Broadway airing nationally March 2, 2011 at 9:30 p.m. (check local listings).

Harry Connick Jr., In Concert on Broadway

“Take Her to Mardi Gras”

Watch a portion of Harry Connick Jr.’s performance of “Take Her to Mardi Gras” from GREAT PERFORMANCES Harry Connick Jr., In Concert on Broadway airing nationally March 2, 2011 at 9:30 p.m. (check local listings).

Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends

Preview the Show

Maestro to the stars David Foster, who has collaborated with some of the greatest superstars in music, returns to THIRTEEN’s Great Performances series with several of his favorite artists for a magnificent night of music: Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends is scheduled to air this March 2011 on PBS (check local listings).

Harry Connick Jr., In Concert on Broadway

Interview with Harry Connick, Jr.

Twenty years after dazzling audiences in his first Broadway solo concert, the three-time Grammy winner returns to the Main Stage with a roster of fan favorites. Great Performances – Harry Connick, Jr. in Concert on Broadway premieres Wednesday, March 2, 9:30PM (check local listings).