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The best in the performing arts from across America and around the world including a diverse programming portfolio of classical music, opera, popular song, musical theater, dance, drama, and performance documentaries.

Series Cast

  1. Julie Andrews

    Julie Andrews

    self-host, self

    7 Episodes

  2. Plácido Domingo

    Plácido Domingo

    Parsifal, Radamès, Juanillo, self and 1 more...

    6 Episodes

  3. Betty Comden

    Betty Comden

    Emily Whitman, self

    5 Episodes

  4. Geraldine Fitzgerald

    Geraldine Fitzgerald

    Essie Miller, Mrs.Atkins, Amy Bisley, Grandmother

    4 Episodes

  5. Blythe Danner

    Blythe Danner

    self, Alma Winemiller, Nina, Narrator

    4 Episodes

  6. Frederica von Stade

    Marquise de Merteuil, Claire Huddesen, self, Tina

    4 Episodes

  7. Renée Fleming

    Renée Fleming

    self, Blanche Dubois, Mme. de Tourvel

    4 Episodes

  8. Rue McClanahan

    Rue McClanahan

    Josey Finn, Cora, Faye Precious

    3 Episodes

  9. Frederick Coffin

    Frederick Coffin

    Lt. Maxwell, Second Guard, Oswald

    3 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 51

2020 | 10 Episodes

Season 51 of Great Performances premiered on January 1, 2020.

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Great Performances
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Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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