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.
Kristin Wold, Peter Andersen, Jonathan Croy, Gwendolyn Schwinkle, and others use performance, movement, and discussion to delve into Shakespeare’s Henry VI, parts 1, 2 and 3 using excerpts that examine themes of gender, violence, religion, power, and politics.
When Presidential candidates turn a hard heart towards people fleeing persecution, we see history repeating itself. Sotto Voce recounts just one incident of many in which the US turned away Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany, sending many innocents to their death.
Police, pirates, pols, peers and pretty young things all come together is this delightful and melodic farce about things not being as they appear in 1800’s England.
It’s not easy finding someone new when your husband passes away, and even worse when your family tries to help. This new play is going to be fun.
For this evening you will find yourself sitting on the Colonial stage, looking out at the beautiful theatre as you watch the artists performing right in front of you.
Mac-Haydn newcomers Mia Pinero and Jarrett Jay Yoder are a knockout as they lead the cast as Maria and Tony in West Side Story.