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Andra Day & Lee Daniels on Billie Holiday

Andra Day and Lee Daniels discuss "The United States vs. Billie Holiday," the Civil Rights Movement, and systemic racism in America.
Clip S48 E14 Length 02:35 Premiere: 3.28.21

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Great Performances

About Great Performances

Great Performances brings the best in the performing arts from across America and around the world to a US television audience. It presents a diverse programming portfolio of classical music, opera, popular song, musical theater, dance, drama, and performance documentaries.

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Romeo and Juliet

Experience a contemporary rendering of Shakespeare's romantic tragedy from the National Theatre. Josh O'Connor and Jessie Buckley star.

  • Friday April 23, 2021 9:00 pm ET on KET
  • Friday April 23, 2021 8:00 pm CT on KET
  • Sunday April 25, 2021 12:30 am ET on KET
  • Saturday April 24, 2021 11:30 pm CT on KET
  • Monday April 26, 2021 10:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Monday April 26, 2021 9:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Wednesday April 28, 2021 1:00 am ET on KET2
  • Wednesday April 28, 2021 12:00 am CT on KET2

Uncle Vanya

Experience Anton Chekov's masterpiece in this adaptation by Conor McPherson starring Toby Jones and Richard Armitage.

  • Friday May 7, 2021 9:00 pm ET on KET
  • Friday May 7, 2021 8:00 pm CT on KET
  • Sunday May 9, 2021 12:00 am ET on KET
  • Saturday May 8, 2021 11:00 pm CT on KET
  • Friday May 14, 2021 3:00 am ET on KET2
  • Friday May 14, 2021 2:00 am CT on KET2

The Arts Interrupted

Celebrates and spotlights the performing arts despite the closures and challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Friday May 14, 2021 9:00 pm ET on KET
  • Friday May 14, 2021 8:00 pm CT on KET
  • Sunday May 16, 2021 12:00 am ET on KET
  • Saturday May 15, 2021 11:00 pm CT on KET
  • Wednesday May 19, 2021 3:00 am ET on KET2
  • Wednesday May 19, 2021 2:00 am CT on KET2
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Beethoven in Beijing

  • Wednesday April 21, 2021 3:00 am ET on KET2
  • Wednesday April 21, 2021 2:00 am CT on KET2
  • Sunday April 18, 2021 10:01 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday April 18, 2021 9:01 pm CT on KET2
  • Sunday April 18, 2021 12:30 am ET on KET
  • Saturday April 17, 2021 11:30 pm CT on KET
  • Friday April 16, 2021 9:00 pm ET on KET
  • Friday April 16, 2021 8:00 pm CT on KET

Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine

  • Sunday April 4, 2021 2:00 am ET on KET2
  • Sunday April 4, 2021 1:00 am CT on KET2
  • Friday April 2, 2021 3:00 am ET on KET
  • Friday April 2, 2021 2:00 am CT on KET
  • Wednesday March 31, 2021 10:00 pm ET on KET
  • Wednesday March 31, 2021 9:00 pm CT on KET
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Season 48 Episodes

Romeo & Juliet

S48 E17 Length 1:34:46 Premiere Date 4.23.21

Beethoven in Beijing

S48 E16 Length 1:23:37 Premiere Date 4.16.21

Movies for Grownups® Awards 2021 with AARP The Magazine

S48 E14 Length 53:50 Premiere Date 3.28.21

The Magic of Horowitz

S48 E12 Length 53:55 Premiere Date 1.22.21

The Magic of Callas

S48 E11 Length 54:40 Premiere Date 1.15.21

Lea Salonga in Concert

S48 E9 Length 55:25 Premiere Date 11.27.20

Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles

S48 E7 Length 1:23:25 Premiere Date 11.13.20

GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends® 2020

S48 E5 Length 1:54:43 Premiere Date 10.16.20

Now Hear This “Becoming Mozart”

S48 E4 Length 54:05 Premiere Date 10.2.20

Now Hear This “The Schubert Generation”

S48 E3 Length 53:40 Premiere Date 9.25.20

Now Hear This “Haydn: King of Strings”

S48 E2 Length 53:37 Premiere Date 9.18.20

Romeo and Juliet

S48 E1 Length 1:35:04 Premiere Date 9.11.20

Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP The Magazine Preview

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 3.28.21

Andra Day & Lee Daniels on Billie Holiday

Clip Length 02:35 Premiere Date 3.28.21

George Clooney's Acceptance Speech

Clip Length 02:54 Premiere Date 3.28.21

In Memoriam: Diahann Carroll

Clip Length 01:07 Premiere Date 10.4.19

Broadway's Best 2019

Preview Length 00:26 Premiere Date 11.1.19

Improvisations, Movement #3

Clip Length 04:26 Premiere Date 3.23.10

A Ballet in Sneakers: Jerome Robbins and Opus Jazz

Clip Length 09:48 Premiere Date 4.13.10

Interview with Patrick Stewart

Clip Length 03:16 Premiere Date 4.14.10

Harry Connick, Jr. About being on Great Performances

Clip Length 01:30 Premiere Date 2.24.11

Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine and Tharp

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 10.27.11

Miami City Ballet's Edward Villella

Clip Length 06:47 Premiere Date 10.27.11

PBS Arts from New York: Andrea Bocelli Live in Central...

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 12.2.11

Interview with The Sea Witch

Clip Length 03:14 Premiere Date 12.15.11

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