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).
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).
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 […]