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Great Performances: Alice in Wonderland (1983)
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Great Performances: Hugh Jackman "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin
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Guys and Dolls: "Sit Down, You
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Jackie Evancho - Nessun Dorma (from PBS Great Performances)
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Jackie Evancho - Angel (from PBS Great Performances)
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Great Performances: John Mayer Unplugged
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::2012/02/24::
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Great Performances: Hugh Jackman "Oklahoma!" | PBS
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GREAT PERFORMANCES | Encores! GP at the Met | PBS
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::2014/12/03::
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Great Performances - "Everybody Dance Now" Part 1
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John Walker: Re-creating great performances
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GREAT PERFORMANCES: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE! | I Won
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PBS Great Performances 1988 Funding Credits
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PBS Great Performances 1999 Closing Funding Credits
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Macbeth - A Conversation with Sir Patrick Stewart | Great Performances on PBS
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Great Performances: Barbra Streisand, Back to Brooklyn | PBS
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GREAT PERFORMANCES | David Foster & Friends | PBS
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GREAT PERFORMANCES | Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Sing "Cheek to Cheek" | PBS
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Tom Hiddleston previews "The Hollow Crown" on Great Performances -- Beginning Sept. 20 on PBS
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Sesame Street: "Pretty Great Performances" - James Galway #1
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GREAT PERFORMANCES | Sondheim! The Birthday Concert | "Move On" | PBS
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James Franco - Great Performances - TIME
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PBS Great Performances 1981 Funding Credits
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Great Performances | Anika Noni Rose Performs "Another Hundred People" from "Company" | PBS
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Getting Great Performances from Actors - Directors Close-Up 2013
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Great Performances
Genre Performing Arts
Directed by Steve Ruggi
Presented by Walter Cronkite (1988–2009); Julie Andrews (1989–present), among others
Theme music composer John Williams
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 41
Broadcast
Original channel PBS
Original run November 4, 1972 (1972-11-04) – present
External links
Website

Great Performances, a television series devoted to the performing arts, has been telecast on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) public television since 1972. The show is produced by WNET in New York City (originally in conjunction with KQED San Francisco, WTTW Chicago, Maryland Public Television, South Carolina ETV and KERA-TV of Dallas/Fort Worth).

The series is the longest running performing arts anthology on television, as opposed to a program like Hallmark Hall of Fame, which presents only adaptations of plays and novels as well as made-for-TV films. Great Performances presents concerts, ballet, opera, an occasional documentary such as Toscanini: The Maestro, and plays. The series has also won many television awards, including an Emmy Award, three Peabody Awards [1][2][3] and an Image Award, with nods from the Directors Guild of America and the Cinema Audio Society.[4]

The program's spin-off, Great Performances: Dance In America, which began on PBS in 1976, concentrates solely on dance. The first episode "Sue's Leg: Remembering the Thirties" featured choreography by Twyla Tharp. Later episodes featured such performers as Mikhail Baryshnikov. Although it is not seen as often as previously, there have recently been new Dance in America programs, such as the Emmy-winning 2005 production of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, starring Angel Corella, Gillian Murphy and the American Ballet Theatre.

In 2007, Great Performances began telecasting performances from the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD series,[5] a series of HD opera tapings primarily meant for movie theatres.

Repeat guest hosts include Walter Cronkite, Julie Andrews and Whoopi Goldberg. Major underwriters throughout the show's run have included The National Endowment for the Arts, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS viewers, Exxon, Martin Marietta, Texaco, Deluxe, Duracell, Ernst & Young, Chase Manhattan Bank and UBS.

In 2009, new theme music for Great Performances was introduced, composed by John Williams.[6]

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