AARP’s Movies for Grownups Deemed the ‘New Favorite Awards Show’

AARP’s Movies for Grownups Deemed the ‘New Favorite Awards Show’

Tune in to PBS Jan. 19 to see all the 2019 award winners. What? You weren’t invited to Hollywood’s A-list party on Jan. 11 — the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards in Beverly Hills? No problem! You can get an armchair view of all the action Jan. 19 at 6/5c on PBS’ Great Performances (check […]

Streaming This Winter: From Los Angeles to Vienna

Streaming This Winter: From Los Angeles to Vienna

From Los Angeles to Vienna enjoy four of our favorite programs on Great Performances! From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2020 Available through January 30 As the world welcomes a new decade, Great Performances continues the tradition of ringing in the New Year with the Vienna Philharmonic at Vienna’s famous Musikverein. Under the baton of […]

Facebook Group for Broadway Fans

Facebook Group for Broadway Fans

Got strong opinions about theater? This is a group for fans to come together for spirited conversations about your favorite shows, performers, and all things Broadway (and off). Click above to join!

The Top 5 Can’t-Miss Operas of Great Performances at the Met Season 14

The Top 5 Can’t-Miss Operas of Great Performances at the Met Season 14

By Jasmine Wilson Returning for its fourteenth season on PBS, Great Performances at The Met brings the very best of the Metropolitan Opera into the homes of opera and classical music fans across the country. Lovers of music, drama, and glamor will delight in a fantastic season filled with audience favorites and modern classics.  Great […]

AARP The Magazine Announces Nominees for the 19th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards

AARP The Magazine Announces Nominees for the 19th Annual  Movies for Grownups® Awards

AARP The Magazine today announced the nominees for the upcoming 19th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards, with A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Bombshell, Little Women, Marriage Story, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, The Farewell, The Irishman, and The Two Popes contending for Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups category. For nearly two decades, AARP’s […]

Streaming This December: Broadway’s Best Old & New

Streaming This December: Broadway’s Best Old & New

In case you missed the classics from our 2018 & 2019 Broadway’s Best lineup enjoy five of our favorite programs on Great Performances! Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I Available through December 6 Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic musical starring Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe went on to win the Tony Award for Best Musical Revival in 2015. […]

7 Showstopping Stars Who Played Dorothy Brock in “42nd Street”

7 Showstopping Stars Who Played Dorothy Brock in “42nd Street”

By Elisa Lichtenbaum Exciting news for theater fans! “Broadway’s Best,” the acclaimed Friday night line-up of acclaimed theatrical productions, is back for a third year on Great Performances. The festivities begin on November 1 in happy, tappy style with 42nd Street (Friday, November 1 at 9 p.m. (check local listings), the Broadway fable about a […]

Broadway’s Best 2019: Five Fun Facts

Broadway’s Best 2019: Five Fun Facts

42nd Street With a cast of nearly 60 people, this blockbuster production of 42nd Street boasted the largest cast in the West End and the largest cast in the show’s nearly 40-year history. Total number of costumes? 623. Total number of wigs? 107. Each 42ndStreet finale costume has approximately 2,000 sequins on it. Rodgers & […]