Shortly before the demolition of New York City's Shea Stadium in July 2008, superstar Billy Joel electrified audiences with two memorable concerts at the historic arena. Watch him perform the 1973 classic "Captain Jack" in that concert.
Chosen as the last rock act to play the venue, Billy Joel staged his "Last Play at Shea" concerts on July 16 and July 18, 2008, rocking a combined audience of 110,000 fans with one of the most emotionally charged shows ever played at the historic stadium. Watch him perform his classic anthem "Piano Man" at this historic concert.
The Metropolitan Opera's production of La Fanciulla del West, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the opera's 1910 world premiere at the Met, will air April 24 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). Deborah Voigt sings the role of Minnie, with Marcello Giordani as Dick Johnson (the disguised bandit Ramerrez) and Lucio Gallo as the villainous sheriff Jack Rance.
The Metropolitan Opera's new production of Verdi's Don Carlo will air on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, April 3 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). The production is conducted by Yannick Nezet-Seguin, directed by Nicholas Hytner, and is starring Roberto Alagna, Marina Poplavskaya, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Simon Keenlyside, and Eric Halfvarson.
In a clip from Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends, Donna Summer and Seal perform Seal's hit single from 1991 off of his debut album, "Crazy," with accompaniment by David Foster. Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends airs throughout March 2011 on PBS (check local listings).
In a clip from Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends, Jackie Evancho, the 10 year old opera singer who first appeared on America's Got Talent, performs Puccini's "O Mio Babbino Caro" from the opera Gianni Schicchi. Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends airs throughout March 2011 on PBS (check local ...
Watch clips from the performances in Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends airing for Great Performances this March on PBS. Foster’s high profile friends on this occasion include All-4-One, Martina McBride, Charice, Natalie Cole, Earth, Wind & Fire, America’s Got Talent sensation Jackie Evancho, Lara Fabian, Ne-Yo, Michael Bolton, pedal ...
Watch a portion of Harry Connick Jr.'s performance of "Nowhere with Love" from GREAT PERFORMANCES Harry Connick Jr., In Concert on Broadway airing nationally March 2, 2011 at 9:30 p.m. (check local listings).
Watch a portion of Harry Connick Jr.'s performance of "Take Her to Mardi Gras" from GREAT PERFORMANCES Harry Connick Jr., In Concert on Broadway airing nationally March 2, 2011 at 9:30 p.m. (check local listings).
Conceived, written and performed by Smith, the production – exploring the health care system and the way our bodies carry us through life – marks the actress, playwright, and author’s third play on PBS, to air on Great Performances 2011-2012.