International superstar will.i.am performs from London’s historic Royal Albert Hall in a one-night-only concert event. The Grammy-, Emmy- and Latin Grammy-winning artist, writer and producer reunites with members of the Black Eyed Peas on stage for the first time in over six years, plus special guests Pia Mia, Eva Simons and Lydia Lucy (“The Voice UK”).
Explore the rich history of the Met Opera’s Lincoln Center home and the cultural life of 1950s-60s New York City. Features famed soprano Leontyne Price, the Met’s general manager Rudolf Bing, city planner Robert Moses and architect Wallace Harrison.
Composer and Conductor Thomas Adès and Librettist and Director Tom Cains discuss the influences for The Exterminating Angel, including the classic Luis Buñuel film. They also analyze the opera's dramatic music, set and costumes.
International superstar will.i.am performs from London’s historic Royal Albert Hall in a one-night-only concert event. The award-winning artist, writer and producer reunites with members of the Black Eyed Peas plus special guests Pia Mia, Eva Simons and Lydia Lucy. Will.i.am and Friends Featuring the Black Eyed - Landmarks Live in Concert premieres April 20 at 10PM on PBS (check local listings).
Season 12 of Great Performances at the Met continues on PBS on Sunday, March 25, with the American premiere of Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel, a surreal fantasy about a dinner party from which the guests can’t escape. The Exterminating Angel was inspired by the classic Luis Buñuel film of the same name, and stars John Tomlinson and Alice Coote. Mezzo-soprano Susan Graham is the host.
This year’s 17th annual Movies for Grownups® Awards with AARP the Magazine will be broadcast for the first time ever. Co-produced by Great Performances, the awards premiere Friday, February 23 at 9PM on PBS (check local listings), pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps. Award-winning film and stage actor Alan Cumming hosted the star-studded evening at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills on February 5.
Helen Mirren receives the Career Achievement Honor at AARP's 17th Annual Movies For Grownups Awards. Mirren, an Academy ®, Golden Globe®, Emmy®, Tony®, BAFTA® & Olivier® Award-winning actress accepted Movies for Grownups’® highest honor on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills.
Laurie Metcalf wins Best Supporting Actress for Lady Bird at AARP's 17th Annual Movies For Grownups Awards. Available to viewers for the first time ever, Great Performances presents the broadcast premiere of the Movies for Grownups Awards® with AARP the Magazine on Friday, February 23 at 9 p.m. on PBS, pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps.
It’s Valentine’s Day, and we’re feeling amorous! To help set the mood for your perfect date, we’ve compiled some of the most romantic songs from GREAT PERFORMANCES programs – from Broadway to jazz, and more.
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The complete list of the 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards Winners:
Career Achievement: Helen Mirren
Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Best Actress: Annette Bening (Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool)
Best Actor: Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour)
Best Supporting Actress: Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird)
Best Supporting Actor: Richard Jenkins (The Shape of Water)