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The Dave Clark Five and Beyond - Glad All Over. Full Film Air date: 04-09-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365217224/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Great Performances' The Dave Clark Five and Beyond has newly filmed interviews with Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John, Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt, Stevie Wonder, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Gene Simmons of KISS, Whoopi Goldberg, fashion icon Twiggy and Ian McKellen, all sharing memories of... /episodes/get/12336 /episode/12336 Great Performances: The Dave Clark Five and Beyond - Glad All Over. Full Film /episode-player/12336
Sting: The Last Ship Air date: 02-22-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365183664/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Sting, the 16-time Grammy Award-winning musician, performs songs from his new album, "The Last Ship," and forthcoming musical of the same name in an intimate evening of music and storytelling live at The Public Theater in New York City. Drawing upon his memories growing up in the shipbuilding... /episodes/get/11849 /episode/11849 Great Performances: Sting: The Last Ship /episode-player/11849
National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage Air date: 02-15-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365179741/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Directed by the National Theatre’s Artistic Director Nicholas Hytner, the star-studded evening of live performance also features rare glimpses from the archive spotlighting many of the most celebrated actors who have performed on the National’s stages over the past five decades. Maggie Smith, Ralph... /episodes/get/11826 /episode/11826 Great Performances: National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage /episode-player/11826
Barrymore Air date: 02-01-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365166632/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Distinguished star of stage and screen Christopher Plummer recreates his Tony Award-winning role playing the legendary actor John Barrymore in the film adaptation of William Luce’s Broadway play, "Barrymore." Set in 1942, "Barrymore" captures the combative star in the final months of his life as... /episodes/get/11646 /episode/11646 Great Performances: Barrymore /episode-player/11646
From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2014 Air date: 01-01-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365145158/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Always one of “our favorite things,” we continue the cherished tradition of ringing in the New Year with the Vienna Philharmonic at the opulent Musikverein, under the baton of guest conductor Daniel Barenboim and featuring everyone’s favorite Strauss Family waltzes accompanied by the beautiful... /episodes/get/11267 /episode/11267 Great Performances: From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2014 /episode-player/11267
Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!" Air date: 11-16-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365121337/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In his breakout musical role as cowpoke Curly in Rodgers... /episodes/get/10922 /episode/10922 Great Performances: Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!" /episode-player/10922
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Rigoletto from Mantua
Directed by Marco Bellocchio, Rigoletto from Mantua stars Placido Domingo in the baritone title role of Rigoletto; Julia Novikova as his innocent daughter Gilda; Vittorio Grigolo as the womanizing Duke; and Ruggero Raimondi as the assassin Sparafucile. The film is recorded in in the Renaissance...
Air date: 07/15/2011
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2056702852/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Directed by Marco Bellocchio, Rigoletto from Mantua stars Placido Domingo in the baritone title role of Rigoletto; Julia Novikova as his innocent daughter Gilda; Vittorio Grigolo as the womanizing Duke; and Ruggero Raimondi as the assassin Sparafucile. The film is recorded in in the Renaissance... /episodes/get/1401 /episode/1401 Great Performances: Rigoletto from Mantua /episode-player/1401
A Concert for New York
In remembrance and renewal, THIRTEEN'S Great Performances will broadcast A Concert for New York , performed by the New York Philharmonic on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of 9/11 , led by Music Director Alan Gilbert, taped the previous night at a free concert in Avery Fisher Hall at New York...
Air date: 09/11/2011
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2126520498/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In remembrance and renewal, THIRTEEN'S Great Performances will broadcast A Concert for New York , performed by the New York Philharmonic on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of 9/11 , led by Music Director Alan Gilbert, taped the previous night at a free concert in Avery Fisher Hall at New York... /episodes/get/1383 /episode/1383 Great Performances: A Concert for New York /episode-player/1383
Placido Domingo: My Favorite Roles
This comprehensive performance documentary, the first profile of the tenor in a decade, features the celebrated tenor - and general director of both the Washington National Opera and the Los Angeles Opera - as he looks back and reflects with heartfelt candor on his choicest roles from opera houses...
Air date: 09/23/2011
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2138469048/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This comprehensive performance documentary, the first profile of the tenor in a decade, features the celebrated tenor - and general director of both the Washington National Opera and the Los Angeles Opera - as he looks back and reflects with heartfelt candor on his choicest roles from opera houses... /episodes/get/1399 /episode/1399 Great Performances: Placido Domingo: My Favorite Roles /episode-player/1399
Hugh Laurie: Let Them Talk
An American favorite for his award-winning role in the hit TV series House, the versatile British actor Hugh Laurie showcases his musical side in an atmospheric personal odyssey filmed on location in New Orleans. Let Them Talk is Laurie's personal journey into the heart and soul of the mixture of...
Air date: 09/30/2011
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2146104923/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false An American favorite for his award-winning role in the hit TV series House, the versatile British actor Hugh Laurie showcases his musical side in an atmospheric personal odyssey filmed on location in New Orleans. Let Them Talk is Laurie's personal journey into the heart and soul of the mixture of... /episodes/get/1392 /episode/1392 Great Performances: Hugh Laurie: Let Them Talk /episode-player/1392
The Little Mermaid from San Francisco Ballet
Experience Hans Christian Andersen's haunting tale of love in San Francisco Ballet's production of this inventive ballet. Hamburg Ballet's chief choreographer John Neumeier blends dance, dramatic storytelling and spectacle in a darkly emotional interpretation of the classic fable.
Air date: 12/16/2011
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2177584773/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Experience Hans Christian Andersen's haunting tale of love in San Francisco Ballet's production of this inventive ballet. Hamburg Ballet's chief choreographer John Neumeier blends dance, dramatic storytelling and spectacle in a darkly emotional interpretation of the classic fable. /episodes/get/1404 /episode/1404 Great Performances: The Little Mermaid from San Francisco Ballet /episode-player/1404
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