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...

La Boheme

First Aired: December 23, 2009

A 1993 production of Puccini's "La Boheme," updated to 1950s Paris and sung in Italian with English subtitles. Rodolfo: David Hobson. Mimi: Cheryl Barker. Marcello: Roger Lemke. Musetta: Christine Douglas. Colline: Gary Rowley. Schaunard: David Lemke. Directed by Baz Luhrmann ("Strictly Ballroom"). Julian Smith conducts.

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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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