A Musician During a Pandemic: A Conversation with Scott Yoo

A Musician During a Pandemic: A Conversation with Scott Yoo

By Scott Yoo With the world coming to a standstill due to the pandemic, how does has the musical routine of Mexico City Philharmonic Chief Conductor, Music Conductor of Festival Mosaic and Now Hear This host Scott Yoo changed? Read on and learn more about Now Hear This here. Question: How often do you practice? Scott […]

Now Hear This Streaming Binge

Now Hear This Streaming Binge

Enjoy our fall programming as we continue to practice social distancing with a binge of Now Hear This, Anna Deavere Smith’s Twilight: Los Angeles, Macbeth and more. In these unprecedented times, we hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy. All of us at Great Performances are dedicated to carrying on our legacy of bringing the best […]

Making “Romeo and Juliet”

Making “Romeo and Juliet”

By Michael Nunn and William Trevitt Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet was one of the first ballets that we performed in as young dancers with The Royal Ballet. We had always shared interest in photography, an interest which evolved into filmmaking and which has been a defining feature of all the work that we’ve created […]

Everything From Vienna This Summer

Everything From Vienna This Summer

Even though the Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2020 has been postponed, Vienna Philharmonic and Great Performances present four of our favorite programs from years past with a special greeting filmed this year. As we continue to practice social distancing, we hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy. All of us at Great […]

Late Summer Streaming Lineup

Late Summer Streaming Lineup

Enjoy our late summer programming as we continue to practice social distancing with some of our Broadway at Home lineup, Anna Deavere Smith’s Twilight: Los Angeles, Macbeth and more. In these unprecedented times, we hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy. All of us at Great Performances are dedicated to carrying on our legacy of […]

Behind the Scenes of Porgy and Bess

Behind the Scenes of Porgy and Bess

By Jasmine Wilson Great Performances at the Met premieres Gershwin’s famous folk opera, Porgy and Bess on July 17 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). For the first time in nearly 30 years, the production returns to the Met stage starring the stunning Eric Owens and Angel Blue in the title roles. Audience […]

After Ann: From Holland Taylor

After Ann: From Holland Taylor

By Holland Taylor A couple years along with my play about Governor Richards, it wasn’t lost on me that my adventure shared elements of a big ol’ political campaign- but one where I was the candidate, campaign manager, volunteer staff, and major donor, too! The magical element of being a sort of hologram of a […]

Summer Streaming Lineup

Anna Deveare Smith

Enjoy our summer programming as we continue to practice social distancing with Anna Deavere Smith’s Twilight: Los Angeles, Ann, Gloria: A Life and more. In these unprecedented times, we hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy. All of us at Great Performances are dedicated to carrying on our legacy of bringing the […]

Are You An “Ann” or a “Gloria”?

Are You An “Ann” or a “Gloria”?

By Elisa Lichtenbaum This month, Great Performances shines a spotlight on two trailblazing American women – the witty and flamboyant former Texas Governor Ann Richards and Ms. magazine Co-Founder and feminist icon Gloria Steinem –with the premieres of Ann (Friday, June 19, 9 p.m.) and Gloria: A Life (Friday, June 26, 9 p.m.), starring Holland […]

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