Great Performances brings the best in the performing arts from across America and around the world to a US television audience. It presents a diverse programming portfolio of classical music, opera, popular song, musical theater, dance, drama, and performance documentaries.
Bel Canto the Opera is based on a novel inspired by the Peruvian hostage crisis of 1996.
Julie Andrews returns as host of From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2017.
The Royal Shakespeare Company celebrates the life and work of William Shakespeare.
Jonathan Kent’s award-winning production of Gypsy comes to Great Performances.
A behind-the-scenes look at Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway musical Hamilton.
Bryan Adams in Concert:
A legend's career retrospective, with new interviews, performance footage, and more.
Composer John Williams is paid tribute at the LA Phil's gala opening night concert.
Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones and Boyd Gaines star in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
The conductor's inaugural concert as BSO Music Director, with opera star guests.
An encore of Anna Deavere Smith’s theatrical work about the 1992 L.A. riots.
Mark Morris’s signature work set to Handel and Milton is on television for the first time.