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American Masters: Joe Papp in Five Acts

Posted: April 7th, 2022
American Masters Documentary Pulls Back the Curtain on the Career, Social Vision and Impact of The Public Theater’s Joe Papp June 3 on PBS Features Meryl Streep, James Earl Jones, Larry Kramer, Martin Sheen, Mandy Patinkin, George C. Wolfe and more   Ahead of the 60th Anniversary Season of Free Shakespeare in The Park at […]

American Masters – Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road

Posted: May 4th, 2022
American Masters Presents the U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road June 14 on PBS   Features an original song written by Wilson and Jim James and interviews with Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Nick Jonas, Jakob Dylan, Gustavo Dudamel and others   The principal originator of the “California sound,” musician, ...

The WNET Group Announces May 4 Launch of Arts TWG+

Posted: May 4th, 2022
New Free Streaming FAST Channel Dedicated Exclusively to the Arts   NEW YORK, May 4, 2022—The WNET Group (TWG) announced today the launch of Arts TWG+, a new FAST (Free Ad-supported Streaming Television) channel dedicated exclusively to the arts. Arts TWG+ is on Plex and Local Now streaming platforms and will appear on additional streaming ...

Great Performances at the Met: Rigoletto

Posted: April 14th, 2022
Premieres Friday, June 17 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings)   Synopsis: Baritone Quinn Kelsey portrays the title role at the Met for the first time, starring alongside soprano Rosa Feola as Gilda and tenor Piotr Beczała as the Duke of Mantua. Maestro Daniele Rustioni leads Verdi’s timeless tragedy reset in 1920s […]

Great Performances at the Met: Ariadne Auf Naxos

Posted: May 16th, 2022
Premieres Sunday, July 3 on PBS (check local listings)   Soprano Lise Davidsen brings one of her signature roles to the Met for the first time as the mythological Greek heroine of Strauss’ masterpiece. The cast also features mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as the composer of the opera-within-an-opera around which the plot revolves, with soprano ...

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