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 The Making of Hamlet

Hamlet

The Making of Hamlet

Join GREAT PERFORMANCES to go behind the scenes of the Royal Shakespeare Company's exciting new production of William Shakespeare's "Hamlet." David Tennant, Patrick Stewart and director Gregory Doran discuss the creative process of transferring the production from the original RSC stage production to the on-location ...

 Production Credits

Hamlet

Production Credits

Director Gregory Doran Producers John Wyver Sebastian Grant Hamlet David Tennant Claudius and The Ghost Patrick Stewart Gertrude Penny Downie Polonius Oliver Ford Davies Ophelia Mariah Gale Laertes Edward Bennett Horatio Peter De Jersey Rosencrantz and Second Gravedigger Sam Alexander Guildenstern Tom Davey Gravedigger Mark ...

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Preview the Opera

Richard Eyre, the renowned British director of theater and film, explores the passionate drama of Bizet’s Carmen and the power of her desires in his new production at the Metropolitan Opera, which premieres on THIRTEEN’S Great Performances at the Met series. “Her sexuality is a ...

 About the Opera
About the Opera

Strauss's comic masterpiece of love and intrigue in 18th-century Vienna stars Renée Fleming as the aristocratic Marschallin and Susan Graham in the trouser role of her young lover Octavian. Edo De Waart conducts a cast that includes Christine Schäfer as Sophie, Eric Cutler as the ...

 About the Film
About the Film

Classical stage and screen actors Sir Patrick Stewart, in his Laurence Olivier Award-winning turn as Claudius, and David Tennant, as the titular Dane, reprise their roles in this television adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company's 2008 stage production of Hamlet.

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 A Ballet in Sneakers: Jerome Robbins and Opus Jazz
A Ballet in Sneakers: Jerome Robbins and Opus Jazz

Watch choreographer (and original West Side Story dancer) Eliot Feld, Sondra Lee (one of Robbins' original "Opus" dancers), along with other Robbins' friends and colleagues join the current cast of dancers to contextualize the cultural and historical importance of Mr. Robbins' career and NY Export: ...

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 Improvisations, Movement #3
Improvisations, Movement #3

Set in a school gymnasium, the ensemble of Dance In America: NY Export: Opus Jazz performs the third movement of the ballet, "Improvisations, Movement #3."

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The Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann, conducted by Met Music Director James Levine and directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher, premieres on THIRTEEN’S Great Performances at the Met series. Joseph Calleja sings the title role, joined by Anna Netrebko as ...

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Watch “Passage For Two”

"Passage for Two" is the fourth movement in NY Export: Opus Jazz, featuring the choreography of Jerome Robbins and music by Robert Prince. This excerpt was shot in June 2007 before the opening of the new High Line park in New York City, when the ...

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Preview the Opera

Franco Zeffirelli’s glittering production of Puccini’s Turandot, with Maria Guleghina in the title role and Marcello Giordani as Calàf,  makes its debut on THIRTEEN’S Great Performances at the Met. Marina Poplavskaya sings Liù, Samuel Ramey is Timur, and conductor Andris Nelsons makes his Great Performances ...

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