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The primetime performing arts series on PBS showcasing the best in music, opera, theater, dance and popular song from across America and around the world.

In its 39th season on PBS, GREAT PERFORMANCES is still the only place on primetime television where you can see the best in music, opera, theater, dance and popular song from across America and around the world.

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Latest Articles About Great Performances on PBS

Meet the Judges of Next On Stage Season 3 Photo Meet the Judges of Next On Stage Season 3
by Team BWW - April 06, 2021

Get to know the judges for the high school and college categories on season 3 of Next on Stage, back again by popular demand!...
Meet the Judges of Next On Stage Season 3 Photo Meet the Judges of Next On Stage Season 3
by Team BWW - April 06, 2021

Get to know the judges for the high school and college categories on season 3 of Next on Stage, back again by popular demand!...
Meet the Judges of Next On Stage Season 3 Photo Meet the Judges of Next On Stage Season 3
by Team BWW - April 06, 2021

Get to know the judges for the high school and college categories on season 3 of Next on Stage, back again by popular demand!...
Meet the Judges of Next On Stage Season 3 Photo Meet the Judges of Next On Stage Season 3
by Team BWW - April 06, 2021

Get to know the judges for the high school and college categories on season 3 of Next on Stage, back again by popular demand!...
Meet the Judges of Next On Stage Season 3 Photo Meet the Judges of Next On Stage Season 3
by Team BWW - April 06, 2021

Get to know the judges for the high school and college categories on season 3 of Next on Stage, back again by popular demand!...
Meet the Judges of Next On Stage Season 3 Photo Meet the Judges of Next On Stage Season 3
by Team BWW - April 06, 2021

Get to know the judges for the high school and college categories on season 3 of Next on Stage, back again by popular demand!...
Meet the Judges of Next On Stage Season 3 Photo Meet the Judges of Next On Stage Season 3
by Team BWW - April 06, 2021

Get to know the judges for the high school and college categories on season 3 of Next on Stage, back again by popular demand!...
JIM CARUSO'S PAJAMA CAST PARTY Stays Innovative With Lineup Of Diverse and Youthful T Photo JIM CARUSO'S PAJAMA CAST PARTY Stays Innovative With Lineup Of Diverse and Youthful Talent
by Stephen Mosher - April 07, 2021

Season two of PAJAMA CAST PARTY keeps great new talent in the camera eye....
Ford's Theatre April Virtual Programs Commemorate Lincoln Assassination Photo Ford's Theatre April Virtual Programs Commemorate Lincoln Assassination
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2021

Ford's Theatre commemorates the 156th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination and death on April 14 and 15, and throughout the month of April with digital programming. ...
San Diego REP Managing Director Larry Alldredge Retires After 13 Years Photo San Diego REP Managing Director Larry Alldredge Retires After 13 Years
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2021

San Diego Repertory Theatre announced today the retirement of Managing Director Larry Alldredge. Having successfully led the downtown theatre through multiple construction projects and strong financial years, Alldredge will soon step down after thirteen years at the helm....
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Artistic Director Brent Hazelton Helms An All-New Take On U Photo Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Artistic Director Brent Hazelton Helms An All-New Take On UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2021

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's (MCT) Virtually Re-Imagined Season continues with an all-new take on UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL by Glen Berger. The production, specifically designed for virtual distribution, premieres on April 9th at 7:30pm....
Segerstrom Center Offers Virtual Field Trip Performances Photo Segerstrom Center Offers Virtual Field Trip Performances
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2021

Segerstrom Center for the Arts' is offering virtual field trip performances by two popular artists who have been featured in the annual Family Series. Tall Stories Theatre Company's production of The Snail and the Whale and Latin Grammy Award nominee Sonia De Los Santos. ...
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces 2021-22 Season: A SEASON OF DISCOVERY Photo Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces 2021-22 Season: A SEASON OF DISCOVERY
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2021

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) today announces its 2021-22 Season: A Season of Discovery, marking a return to performances for live audiences at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and The Music Center at Strathmore....
Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, April 7- with Lena Hall, The Blackburn Prize, and M Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, April 7- with Lena Hall, The Blackburn Prize, and More!
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2021

Today (April 7) in live streaming: The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize ceremony, Lena Hall visits Backstage Live, a Rock of Ages reunion, and more!...
Swearingen and Kelli Present 'The Music of Simon and Garfunkel'
at Bucks County Pla Photo Swearingen and Kelli Present 'The Music of Simon and Garfunkel' at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2021

Swearingen and Kelli will pay homage to one of the most iconic duos in music history when they bring their show, “The Music of Simon and Garfunkel” back to Bucks County Playhouse for three performances on May 1 at 2 and 8 p.m. and May 2 at 2 p.m. ...
Stratford Festival Announces 2021 Outdoor Season Featuring Plays & Musical Cabarets S Photo Stratford Festival Announces 2021 Outdoor Season Featuring Plays & Musical Cabarets Starring Canada's Top Talent
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2021

The Stratford Festival is transforming, for this summer, into an outdoor festival offering a season of six plays and five cabarets reflecting on the theme of Metamorphosis, with performances held under beautiful canopies that will hark back to the Festival’s founding under a tent in 1953. ...
Maggie Rose Shares 'What Are We Fighting For' Video Photo Maggie Rose Shares 'What Are We Fighting For' Video
by TV News Desk - April 07, 2021

Like any great soul singer, Rose beautifully captures the tensions of the current moment, gently presenting her pensive social commentary while providing a much-needed reprieve from the everyday chaos. ...
Ralph Fiennes to Star in FOUR QUARTETS at MAST Mayflower Studios Photo Ralph Fiennes to Star in FOUR QUARTETS at MAST Mayflower Studios
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2021

MAST Mayflower Studios today revealed selected highlights from its inaugural season of productions to play in their largest performance space, Studio 1. MAST has announced six performances of T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets starring and directed by acclaimed actor Ralph Fiennes, in July 2021....
Joffrey Ballet Presents World Premiere of Nicolas Blanc's UNDER THE TREES' VOICES Photo Joffrey Ballet Presents World Premiere of Nicolas Blanc's UNDER THE TREES' VOICES
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2021

The Joffrey Ballet has announced the world premiere of Under the Trees’ Voices, a new 28-minute work by Joffrey Rehearsal Director Nicolas Blanc, performed and streamed from the Joffrey’s Gerald Arpino Black Box Theatre on April 30, 2021 at 7:00 PM CST....
Joffrey Ballet Presents World Premiere of Nicolas Blanc's UNDER THE TREES' VOICES Photo Joffrey Ballet Presents World Premiere of Nicolas Blanc's UNDER THE TREES' VOICES
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2021

The Joffrey Ballet has announced the world premiere of Under the Trees’ Voices, a new 28-minute work by Joffrey Rehearsal Director Nicolas Blanc, performed and streamed from the Joffrey’s Gerald Arpino Black Box Theatre on April 30, 2021 at 7:00 PM CST....
Aisha Jackson, Alyssa Fox, Chondra Profit-Ardrey and More to Take Part in A SYMPHONY Photo Aisha Jackson, Alyssa Fox, Chondra Profit-Ardrey and More to Take Part in A SYMPHONY OF BLOOMINGDALE
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2021

Bloomingdale School of Music will present a virtual community concert and spring benefit A Symphony of Bloomingdale: In the Key of Hope on Tuesday, April 13, 2020 at 7pm. The event will include songs from Rent and The Wizard of Oz, with performances by Alyssa Fox (Frozen, Wicked), Aisha Jackson (Fro...
Blue Metropolis Announces Springtime Festivals Photo Blue Metropolis Announces Springtime Festivals
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2021

Starting April 24 and running until May 2, the spring programming of the 23rd Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival will be in full swing, along with the TD-Blue Metropolis Children's Festival. ...
Ballet Theatre Of Phoenix Performs SWAN LAKE May 29 Photo Ballet Theatre Of Phoenix Performs SWAN LAKE May 29
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2021

Ballet Theatre of Phoenix will resume public performances with a presentation of Tchaikovsky's beloved SWAN LAKE. The performance will be held on May 29 at 5:30 pm at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, at 1973 E. Maryland. ...
Ballet Theatre Of Phoenix Performs SWAN LAKE May 29 Photo Ballet Theatre Of Phoenix Performs SWAN LAKE May 29
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2021

Ballet Theatre of Phoenix will resume public performances with a presentation of Tchaikovsky's beloved SWAN LAKE. The performance will be held on May 29 at 5:30 pm at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, at 1973 E. Maryland. ...
Itzhak Perlman, Houston Symphony Artistic Partner, Conducts Beethoven Program Photo Itzhak Perlman, Houston Symphony Artistic Partner, Conducts Beethoven Program
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2021

Part of the Spec's End of Season Celebration, these performances are generously funded by Texas Commission on the Arts, Bobbie Nau, Margaret Alkek Williams, and The Vaughn Foundation.  ...