BREAKING NEWS: The best of Broadway is heading your way to PBS this fall to air on Great Performances l PBS. Fans can expect to see 3 of some of the acclaimed recent Broadway productions that were filmed and live streamed on BroadwayHD now finally on your TV, 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 and Laura Benanti. Along with Tony winners Jane Krakowski and Gavin Creel, Get your VANILLA ICE CREAM ready and experience the romance of this iconic Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick classic. This was the revival that made Broadway history as the first ever ON BROADWAY show that was livestreamed.
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
Prince of Broadway ? A Tribute to Harold Prince. This documentary will take you behind the scenes into all the stories of one of the most acclaimed directors in Broadway history. This is the genius behind The Pajama Game, Dame Yankees, Sweeney Todd, The Phantom of the Opera, and more.
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.
Along with these shows set to air on GREAT PERFORMANCES, another one of this past season’s acclaimed shows is set to air on Live from Lincoln Center this October. That show is the acclaimed Tony nominated revival of Falsettos on Broadway starring Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells, and Stephanie J. Block. No official date has been announced yet. However, you can see the acclaimed revival of FALSETTOS set to play a 3 day engagement in Movie Theaters starting tonight.
Who is excited for all Broadway on PBS?!!!
As part of their series Great Performances, PBS has released the air dates for the Broadway productions of She Loves Me, Present Laughter, Prince of Broadway, and Holiday Inn. The season will also include special encore presentations of Hamilton?s America and In the Heights ? Chasing Broadway Dreams…
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