BREAKING NEWS: The best of Broadway is heading your way to PBS this fall to air on Great Performances l PBS and Live from Lincoln Center. This is to comemorate the 2017 PBS ARTS FALL FESTIVAL. Fans can expect to see some of the acclaimed recent Broadway productions that were filmed and live streamed on BroadwayHD now finally on your television, a few Encore presentations of some acclaimed Behind the Scenes documentaries, and more.
Friday, October 20, 9 pm-12 am ET
Roundabout Theatre Company’s acclaimed revival of She Loves Me at Studio 54 starring Zachary Levi. Along with Tony winners Laura Benanti, Jane Krakowski and Gavin Creel Get your VANILLA ICE CREAM ready and experience the romance of this iconic Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick comedy classic. This was the revival that made Broadway history as the first ever ON BROADWAY show that was livestreamed.
Friday, October 27, 9:00-11:30 p.m. ET
The acclaimed 5 time Tony nominated Lincoln Center Theater revival of Falsettos on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre starring 2 time Tony winner Christian Borle along with Tony nominees Andrew Rannells and Stephanie J. Block. Get ready to laugh and cry as we visit the life of a dysfunctional Jewish MODERN FAMILY set at the cusp of the emerging AIDS crisis.
Friday, November 3, 9 pm ET
This year’s acclaimed revival of No?l Coward’s Present Laughter at the St. James Theatre starring this year’s Tony winning Best Actor in a Play himself Kevin Kline. Get ready for an evening of laughter as we explore the life of a self-obsessed actor about to embark on a commitment tour in Africa.
Friday, November 10, 9-10:30 pm ET
An Encore presentation of In The Heights: Chasing Broadway Dreams. Go behind the scenes of the Award winning musical where it all began for Lin-Manuel Miranda (long before Hamilton: An American Musical). Go behind the scenes from rehearsals, to opening night, and up to the show’s Tony glory.
Friday, November 17, 9-10:30 pm ET
Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel’s acclaimed Award winning smash hit play Indecent on Broadway starring Katrina Lenk at the Cort Theatre. In this powerful and inspirational play about how art is so important, go behind the scenes of Sholem Asch’s controversial drama God of Vengeance on it’s road from Europe to Broadway (which on it’s Opening Night all the actors got arrested).
Friday, November 24, 9-11:30 pm ET
Roundabout Theatre Company’s acclaimed Broadway premiere production of Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn at Studio 54. Get ready for a night of romance, thrills, and spectacular staging in this acclaimed production starring Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham and High School Musical favorite Corbin Bleu.
Friday, December 1, 9-10:30 pm ET
An Encore presentation of Hamilton’s America. go behind the scenes of the Award winning hottest musical ever that continues to play to packed houses everywhere. You will be with Lin Manuel Miranda and the cast as they explore the life of these real historical characters they play.
Who is ready for Broadway live on your television this Fall?!
What are you most looking forward to?
This fall, PBS brings viewers broadcast premieres of Broadway’s best every Friday night, beginning October 20 with a GREAT PERFORMANCES special, SHE LOVES ME, starring Laura Benanti, Zachery Levi, Jane Krakowski and Gavin Creel. On October 27, LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER’s FALSETTOS, set amidst the eme…
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