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...

Taking My Turn

The joys and pains of growing older in "Taking My Turn," a 1983 off-Broadway musical. The eight-person ensemble, ages 50-80, includes veterans Margaret Whiting, Marni Nixon and Tiger Haynes; with Sheila Smith, Cissy Houston, Victor Griffin, Mace Barrett and Ted Thurston. Lyrics: Will Holt. Director: Robert H. Livingston.

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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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