Musical Theater

Great Performances presents both new works and classics. Coming in Fall 2016 is Hamilton’s America, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the hit Broadway musical. Last fall we enjoyed the vivacious Broadway legend Chita Rivera and the youthful Billy Elliot.

Chess in Concert

Chess in Concert

Idina Menzel (Wicked, Frozen) and Adam Pascal (Rent) join internationally renowned vocalist Josh Groban in a spectacular London concert revival of Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ 1986 cult musical Chess, with lyrics by Tim Rice.

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Kiss Me, Kate

Kiss Me, Kate

Taking its inspiration from Shakespeare, “Kiss Me, Kate” recounts the backstage and onstage antics of two feuding romantic couples during a touring production of “The Taming of the Shrew.”

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