Tonight, an extraordinary documentary that was three years in the making comes to PBS Great Performances. Watch at 9 pm and you will be privvy to some incredible behind-the-scenes and performance footage of this much discussed and award-winning musical.
PBS features not only behind the scenes footage shot during the making of Hamilton but also extensive segments of the live performance. Also scheduled: the West End revival of Gypsy, a salute to New York With Lang Lang, a star-studded tribute to William Shakespeare, plus specials with Alan Cumming, Joshua Bell, Alvin Ailey Dance.
Julianne Boyd announced that William Finn will be honored as his musical “Falsettos” opens again, and Eda Sorokoff is Benefit Committee Chair.
With nonstop singing, dancing and kung-fu action spread across a modest sized stage by twelve hyper-active performers, Broadway Bounty Hunter is new, different and utterly delightful.
“A stunning singer who’s phrasing and style transformed the jazz world, musicians adored her- and she was also one of jazz’s most important composers. This play allows us a penetrating look into her life as we listen to the profound legacy of her artistry- her music itself.” – Dina Janos
Poster Boy is unusual in that it reveals the level of complexity you find in real life, writes Rainbow Seniors founder Ed Sedarbaum, as it “captures the feel of people conversing with one another in cyberspace.”
Brimming with love, laughter, and friendship, and propelled by the irresistible songs of ABBA – including favorites like “Take a Chance on Me,” and “Dancing Queen” – Mamma Mia! is a jukebox musical journey that can make audiences feel like dancing in the aisles.