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Air Date: Fri, Aug 14, 2020 8:00 PM
Recorded live at The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park, this modern interpretation of Shakespeare’s romantic classic with an all-black cast features Danielle Brooks and Grantham Coleman. Directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon.
Air Date: Fri, Aug 7, 2020 8:00 PM
Before Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote and starred in the Broadway musical In the Heights, which went on to win five Tony Awards. This documentary follows the cast and creative team as they embark on the greatest adventure of their young careers.
Air Date: Fri, Jul 31, 2020 8:00 PM
Take an intoxicating musical journey to today’s Cuba where past, present and future collide in joyful celebration. This performance-documentary also features evocative performance segments hosted by the Grammy-winning Raúl Malo of The Mavericks. Performers include Eliades Ochoa; singer Ivette Cepeda; Sweet Lizzy Project, a modern pop band; and jazz maestro Roberto Fonseca.
Air Date: Fri, Jul 24, 2020 8:00 PM
Celebrate Chicago’s vibrant musical culture with performances by Renée Fleming, Broadway’s Jessie Mueller, rap artist Lupe Fiasco, folk legend John Prine, pop and gospel singer Michelle Williams and world-renowned tenor Matthew Polezani.
Air Date: Fri, Jun 26, 2020 8:00 PM
Experience a unique interpretation of feminist icon Gloria Steinem’s life told by an all-female cast starring Emmy Award winner Christine Lahti and directed Tony Award winner Diane Paulus.
Air Date: Fri, Jun 19, 2020 8:00 PM
Enjoy a powerful and revealing look at legendary, larger-than-life Texas governor Ann Richards, who enriched the lives of her followers, friends and family, in this critically acclaimed play written by and starring Emmy Award winner Holland Taylor.
Air Date: Fri, Sep 6, 2019 9:30 PM
Sway with LA Philharmonic Music Director Gustavo Dudamel at the Hollywood Bowl as he leads the orchestra in an evening of Argentinian music, including works by Alberto Ginastera, Astor Piazzolla and Lalo Schifrin.
Air Date: Fri, Mar 15, 2019 8:00 PM
Luciano Pavarotti brought opera to the masses with “Nessun dorma”. In this concert, he performs that hit, along with arias from La Bohème, Rigoletto and Aida; Neapolitan songs in arrangements by Henry Mancini, including “Mamma” and “O Sole Mio;” and duets with Bono, Sting, Vanessa Williams and Eric Clapton.
Air Date: Sat, Sep 1, 2018 9:30 PM
Inspired by their sensational duet in Great Performances “Tony Bennett: Duets II,” Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga have teamed up to record Cheek to Cheek, an album of standards from the Great American Songbook.
Air Date: Fri, Apr 14, 2017 10:30 PM
The fertile mid-century decades of Italian cinema delighted international movie audiences with an eclectic mix of movie classics from groundbreaking directors including Frederico Fellini, Franco Zeffirelli, Sergio Leone and others.
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