Great Performances (1971– )
Current Episode (aired 1 Jan. 2020)
18 Jan. 2019Orphée et Eurydice from Lyric Opera of Chicago
25 Jan. 2019Doubt from the Minnesota Opera
9 Aug. 2019Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2019
20 Sep. 2019Now Hear This: Vivaldi; Something Completely Different
27 Sep. 2019Now Hear This: The Riddle of Bach
4 Oct. 2019Now Hear This: Scarlatti; Man Out of Time
11 Oct. 2019Now Hear This: Handel; Italian Style
18 Oct. 2019GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends
8 Nov. 2019Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I
15 Nov. 2019Red
Under the watchful gaze of his young assistant, the artist Mark Rothko takes on his greatest challenge yet: to create a definitive work of art for an extraordinary setting.
22 Nov. 2019Much Ado About Nothing
Classic Shakespeare romantic comedy featuring an all-black cast. Recorded live.
29 Nov. 2019Kinky Boots
A Harvey Fierstein & Cyndi Lauper & Jerry Mitchell creation for Broadway based on the 2005 British movie of the same name. The story is based on measures taken to save a shoe factory in England by focusing on fetish footwear. 2013 Tony Award winner.
30 Nov. 2019Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert
30 Nov. 2019An Intimate Evening with David Foster
25 Jan. 2019Cuomo: Doubt
A priest comes under suspicion for abusing a boy at his parish school. This opera is adapted from the same Pulitzer Prize winning 2005 play as Doubt (2008), each written by this librettist.
11 Feb. 2019Birgit Nilsson: A League of Her Own
Overview of the career and life of soprano Birgit Nilsson, with brief samples of her singing.