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...

'A Streetcar Named Desire,' From the San Francisco Opera

First Aired: December 30, 1998

"A Streetcar Named Desire," a 1998 Andre Previn-Philip Littell adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play, is performed by the San Francisco Opera. Renee Fleming, Rodney Gilfrey. Stella: Elizabeth Futral. Mitch: Anthony Dean Griffey. Previn also conducts the work.

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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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