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A Celebration of the Arts

PBS Arts brings communities together nationwide, representing diverse audiences and connecting Americans through rich, educational programming featuring dance, music, theater, writing and more.

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Join us as we celebrate the resiliency of the arts in America.

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Spotlight on #PBSForTheArts
#PBSForTheArts

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#PBSForTheArts

#PBSForTheArts is a multiplatform campaign celebrating the resiliency of the arts in America during the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown and reopening. The campaign features a variety of programming across broadcast and digital platforms to showcase the devastating impact of the pandemic to the arts industry.

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Can't-Miss Performances

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    An Italian opera company restages an oratorio last performed in 1826.

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    Celebrate the hit musical with this all-star concert version featuring songs from the beloved score.

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    In defiance of their families, Romeo and Juliet risk everything to be together.

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    Join Maestro Luke Frazier and a star-studded cast for an exciting evening of songs.

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    Tony Award nominee Conor McPherson breathes new life into Anton Chekhov’s masterpiece.

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    Take a look at how arts organizations nationwide are surviving the pandemic and evolving.

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#PBSForTheArts Artist Spotlight

Alexandria Wailes returned to directing Artistic Sign Language, for theatrical productions with My Onliness, an experimental musical that premiered at the New Ohio Theatre's Ice Factory this past summer. Wailes describes her process as an ASL director and what inspires her work today.

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The world of classical performing arts is brought to the comfort of your living room.

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New from PBS NewsHour: Beyond the Canvas

Meet some of the nation’s leading cultural creators -- musicians, playwrights, comedians, and more.

Featured from American Masters

Discover insightful profiles of important figures in America's artistic and cultural life.

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