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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 36, Episode 5 Dance in America: San Francisco Ballet's `Nutcracker'

First Aired: December 17, 2008

Kristi Yamaguchi introduces a San Francisco Ballet production of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" that's set in 1915 San Francisco during the Panama Pacific International Exhibition. Clara: Maria Kochetkova. The Nutcracker Prince: Davit Karapetyan. Snow King: Pierre-François Vilanoba. Snow Queen: Yuan Yuan Tan.