BREAKING NEWS: The Best of Broadway is coming to your Television screens this Fall. The 2018 edition of the PBS Arts Fall Festival is official set for November 2nd-23rd, 2018 (4 Fridays) all set to air on Great Performances l PBS. The lineup will be as follows….
An American in Paris – Filmed at the Dominion Theatre in London’s West End, this Tony winning smash hit starring Tony nominees and Internationally acclaimed dancers Robert Fairchild and Leanne Kay Cope. Based on the 1951 MGM film and featuring the music of The Gershwins, it tells the story of 3 friends struggle to find work in Paris. However, their friendship becomes complicated when 2 of them fall in love with the same woman. You can expect to hear songs like I GOT RHYTHM, THE MAN I LOVE, S’WONDERFUL, and THEY CAN’T TAKE THAT AWAY FROM ME. For those who didn’t get to see An American In Paris on Broadway or in London’s West End, here is your chance,
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The Sound Of Music – A filmed live televised production in the UK back in 2015, this new production of the classic musical about a young woman who cares and changes the lives of 7 children of a retired naval officer features Kara Tointon, Julian Ovenden, and Maria Friedman. You can expect to hear all the classics like the title song, HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA, DO-REI-MI, MY FAVORITE THINGS, THE LONLEY GOATHARD, EDILEWEISS, and more. Remember, this was the UK version of the live production. NOT THE NBC VERSION (that starred Carrie Underwood),
John Leguizamo?s Road to Broadway – This documentary shows the Award winning actor’s journey in preparation for his recently acclaimed One Man Show LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS that earned him a recent 2018 special Tony Award honor,
and Harold Prince: A Director?s Journey – This documentary will take you behind the scenes at the works of the legendary 21 time Tony Award winning director and producer of hits like The Pajama Game, West Side Story, Damn Yankees, The Pajama Game, Cabaret the Musical, Fiddler on the Roof, Evita – The Musical, Sweeney Todd NYC, Kiss of The Spider-Woman, The Phantom of the Opera, and more.
The official dates of what will air those 4 weeks will be announced soon.
Who is excited?
The Great Performances series will also feature documentaries about John Leguizamo?s Latin History for Morons and Tony winner Harold Prince.
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