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...

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Monkey, Monkey, Bottle of Beer, How Many Monkeys Have We Here?

First Aired: May 22, 1974

"Monkey, Monkey, Bottle of Beer, How Many Monkeys Have We Here?" a drama by Marsha Sheiness. The setting is a doctor's waiting room where the mothers of five mentally handicapped children await---and agonize over---the results of a medical experiment intended to boost their sons' IQs. Evans: Deloris Gaskins. Luther: Diane Danzi. Amber: Rosemary DeAngelis. Lewis: Peggy Kirkpatrick. Todd: Jean DeBaer.

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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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