Great Performances

  • 1972
  • 19 Seasons
  • 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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Season 37, Episode 9 Passing Strange

First Aired: January 13, 2010

Spike Lee documents a performance of the Tony-winning musical "Passing Strange," which centers on a young black man who flees his strict religious upbringing by traveling to Europe in the mid-1970s.

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