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...

Andrew Lloyd Webber's 50th Birthday Celebration

First Aired: March 12, 1999

Andrew Lloyd Webber attends a 1998 concert of his songs. Highlights: Glenn Close sings two numbers from “Sunset Boulevard”; Elaine Paige performs “Don't Cry for Me, Argentina” and “Memory.” Also: the Sarah Brightman-Antonio Banderas duet of “The Phantom of the Opera.”

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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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