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Great Performances: Keeping Company with Sondheim

Take an inside look at the reimagined production as it returns to Broadway.

Great Performances: Merry Wives

Experience Shakespeare’s comedy from the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park.

Great Performances: Anything Goes

Enjoy Cole Porter’s classic musical led by Tony winner Sutton Foster.

Now Hear This "New American Voices"

Scott Yoo explores the work of two new American composers, Sergio Assad and Reena Esmail.

Now Hear This "Aaron Copland: Dean of American Music"

Scott Yoo explores the life and work of Aaron Copland.

Now Hear This "Florence Price and the American Migration"

Host Scott Yoo follows the trail of the great African American composer Florence Price.

Now Hear This "Amy Beach: American Romantic"

Host Scott Yoo explores the musical influences of American composer Amy Beach.

Great Performances: The Conductor

Follow the story of the first female conductor of a major American symphony.

Movies for Grownups® Awards 2022 with AARP The Magazine

AARP’s Movies for Grownups advocates for the 50-plus audience by fighting ageism.

Great Performances – Reopening: The Broadway Revival

Go behind the scenes of Broadway as shows reunite and re-stage after the pandemic hiatus.

Great Performances: Unforgettable With Love - Natalie Cole

Enjoy this special encore of Natalie Cole’s Emmy-winning concert.


Enjoy this modern reboot of the 1870 ballet.

Great Performances: San Francisco Symphony Reopening Night

Celebrate opening night of San Francisco Symphony’s season.

Great Performances: A John Williams Premiere at Tanglewood

Experience a new violin concerto by the famed composer and other works.

Now Hear This "Beethoven's Ghost"

Go inside the mind of Beethoven as Scott Yoo seeks to make a recording of his music.

The Red Shoes

Experience this dark fairytale from Matthew Bourne with this acclaimed stage adaptation.

Yannick – An Artist’s Journey

Experience the music director of the Metropolitan Opera’s meteoric rise to prominence.

About Great Performances

Great Performances brings the best in the performing arts from across America and around the world to a US television audience. It presents a diverse programming portfolio of classical music, opera, popular song, musical theater, dance, drama, and performance documentaries.

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