Season 5, Episode 15 Painting Churches

First Aired: May 19, 1986

"Painting Churches," a drama about an artist's bittersweet visit with her parents. The father (Donald Moffat) is a poet who's going senile, while the mother (Sada Thompson) spends her days complaining about her lot in life and chiding her spouse. Roxanne Hart portrays the daughter.

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  • Premise: One of PBS's most distinguished series, mounting superb dramas and musicals by the likes of (to name just a few) Eugene O'Neill, John Cheever, Lanford Wilson, Mark Twain, Thornton Wilder, James Baldwin and Stephen Sondheim. Perhaps the most memorable (and… (more)

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