The Grammy Award-winner’s return to Broadway last summer will air on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances Wednesday, March 2 at 9:30 p.m. ET.
In a year chock full of star-studded 80th birthday tributes to legendary Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, the March 15-16 gala evenings with the New York Philharmonic at New York’s Lincoln Center stood tall. Watch selections from the concert including “Two Many Mornings,” “The Road You Didn’t Take,” “A Little Priest,” and “I’m Still […]
The production, though retaining the Goold’s concept of relocating the bloody action to a nameless 20th-century militaristic society, has been rethought in vivid filmic terms starring Sir Patrick Stewart in his Tony-nominated performance and Tony-nominated Kate Fleetwood. Presented on PBS as part of the Great Performances series Wednesday, October 6, at 9 p.m. (check local listings).
GREAT PERFORMANCES mourns the passing of Doris Eaton Travis—the last surviving Ziegfeld Girl—who first lit up the 1918 edition of The Ziegfeld Follies with her All American Girl star power.
Watch a video of the ballad from Act 2 of Passing Strange, “Come Down Now,” sung by Heidi Rodewald and the character Desi (Rebecca Naomi Jones), The Youth’s lover during his time in Berlin.
Watch the cast of Passing Strange perform the song “Amsterdam” in a scene that welcomes The Youth (Daniel Breaker) to Europe. This clip contains adult content.
Watch the Narrator (Stew) and the ensemble of Passing Strange perform “Church Blues Revelation / Freight Train,” a scene where The Youth (Daniel Breaker) gets his first taste of The Real.
Spike Lee interviews Stew and Heidi Rodewald, the collaborating creators of Passing Strange, offering a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the innovative musical that rocked Broadway. The two discuss the show’s magical closing night on Broadway, the earlier incarnation of the production at The Public Theater, the importance of documenting theater, and their […]
The show universally applauded for its originality, deep emotional resonance, and powerful, high-octane score, makes its broadcast debut on THIRTEEN’S Great Performances on PBS. Passing Strange, the Spike Lee-directed film featuring the award-winning Broadway rock musical of the same title, will air in primetime on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 9 p.m. EST (check local […]
Making it in New York City is tough. Few get the chance to live out their dreams, and the cast and crew of In the Heights know this all too well. This young, diverse group of relatively unknown artists and performers have dreamed of making it on Broadway, but are well aware that a new […]