Great Performances

  • 1972
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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 perhaps its most famous. There have been more than 600 `Great Performances' all told. Some might have been...

Season 36, Episode 10 'In the Heights': Chasing Broadway Dreams

First Aired: May 27, 2009

The story of the 2008 Tony Award-winning musical "In the Heights," from early in its production to its Broadway success, featuring performance sequences and profiles of composer-lyricist and star Lin-Manuel Miranda and the rest of the cast, including Karen Olivo, Mandy Gonzalez, Seth Stewart, Priscilla Lopez and Chris Jackson.

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: 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)

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