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...

10th Anniversary

First Aired: December 6, 1982

A "10th Anniversary Celebration" for the series includes clips of Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Rubinstein, Lena Horne, Mirella Freni, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Natalia Makarova, Twyla Tharp; and scenes from "Brideshead Revisited," "Eccentricities of a Nightingale," "Sarah" and "To Be Young, Gifted and Black."

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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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