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Noël Coward’s Present Laughter

Five Larger-Than-Life Performances By Kevin Kline

Noël Coward’s Present Laughter follows a self-obsessed actor (Kevin Kline) in the midst of a mid-life crisis. Noël Coward’s Present Laughter comes to Great Performances on Friday, November 3rd at 9PM (check local listings). The play continues the Broadway's Best lineup on PBS.

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Noël Coward’s Present Laughter

Present Laughter and the Best Backstage Dramas

by Elisa Lichtenbaum Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away, but who needs turkey when GREAT PERFORMANCES is serving up some fabulous hams in Broadway’s Best on PBS, a special Friday night line-up of toe-tapping musicals, captivating dramas, witty comedies, and other specials guaranteed to ...

Noël Coward’s Present Laughter

Behind the Curtain of Noël Coward’s Present Laughter

Noël Coward’s Present Laughter stars Tony Award®-winner Kevin Kline and Cobie Smulders, whose performance earned her the Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut. Noël Coward’s Present Laughter comes to Great Performances on Friday, November 3rd at 9PM (check local listings). The play continues the ...

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Noël Coward’s Present Laughter

About Noël Coward’s Present Laughter

Kevin Kline’s Tony Award®-winning performance in Noël Coward’s Present Laughter, first produced in 1942 with Coward himself in the leading role, comes to PBS Friday, November 3, 2017 at 9/8c (check local listings). The play continues the Great Performances marathon within the Broadway's Best on ...

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She Loves Me

Behind the Curtain of She Loves Me

Go behind the scenes of She Loves Me with insights from the cast and production team. The critically-acclaimed Roundabout Theatre Company production of She Loves Me comes to Great Performances, Friday, October 20 at 9PM (check local listings) as the opening presentation of PBS’s fall ...

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She Loves Me

Laura Benanti Sings “Vanilla Ice Cream”

Laura Benanti sings "Vanilla Ice Cream" in She Loves Me. The critically-acclaimed Roundabout Theatre Company production of She Loves Me comes to Great Performances, Friday, October 20 at 9PM (check local listings) as the opening presentation of PBS’s fall Broadway’s Best lineup.

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Foo Fighters – Landmarks Live in Concert

About the Concert

Multi-Grammy-winning rock band Foo Fighters delivers an electrifying, historic performance at the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, in the latest installment of Landmarks Live in Concert for GREAT PERFORMANCES. Captured this past July, Foo Fighters – Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special premieres nationwide ...

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She Loves Me

Five Things To Love About She Loves Me

by Elisa Lichtenbaum Every Friday night, from October through December, PBS will give theater lovers a front-row seat to some of the best-loved Broadway shows, from glorious, feel-good musicals to captivating dramas when we raise the curtain on Broadway’s Best on PBS. Kicking off the ...

She Loves Me

Gavin Creel sings “Ilona”

Gavin Creel and Jane Krakowski perform "Ilona" in She Loves Me. The critically-acclaimed Roundabout Theatre Company production of She Loves Me comes to Great Performances, Friday, October 20 at 9PM (check local listings) as the opening presentation of PBS’s fall Broadway’s Best lineup.

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Broadway’s Best on PBS – Preview

Great Performances continues its commitment to bringing unparalleled access to some of the most exciting and eclectic theater offerings on Broadway and beyond with a diverse mix of critically acclaimed musicals, comedies and dramas.

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