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Great Performances

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PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh (more…)

Premiered: November 4, 1972

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 40, Episode 10 Dancing at Jacob's Pillow: Never Stand Still

First Aired: July 26, 2013

The story of Jacob's Pillow, a dance-education center in Beckett, Mass., is mixed with goings-on at its annual festival, including performances by such troupes as Chunky Move and Stockholm 59° North. Included: archival footage from the 1930s and '40s; and remarks from choreographers and dancers Merce Cunningham, Suzanne Farrell, Frederic Franklin, Bill Irwin, Judith Jamison, Mark Morris and Paul Taylor.