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...

Beyond the Mainstream

Choreographers who have ventured "Beyond the Mainstream". Featured: the works of Steve Paxton, Trisha Brown, David Gordon, Yvonne Rainer, Kei Takei and Laura Dean. Among the excerpts performed: Paxton's "Contact Improvisation"; Rainer's "Trio A"; Dean's "Dance"; and Takei's "Light."

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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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