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...

The Lyric Opera of Chicago: 'Anthony and Cleopatra'

Samuel Barber's "Antony and Cleopatra," about the Egyptian queen and her Roman lover (Catherine Malfitano, Richard Cowan), is performed by Lyric Opera of Chicago and shown with English subtitles. Caesar Octavius: Jacque Trussel. Enobarbus: Eric Halfvarson. Agrippa: Michael Wadsworth.

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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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