Broadway’s Best 2019 by Great Performances

Fridays in November

GREAT PERFORMANCES, the longest-running performing arts anthology on television, continues to feature the best in the performing arts.

42nd Street

Friday, Nov. 1 at 9 p.m.

Tap-dance along to this musical extravaganza about a starry-eyed performer who gets her big break on Broadway, set to a lively score of iconic songs including “Lullaby of Broadway,” “We’re in the Money” and the show-stopping title song.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I

Friday, Nov. 8 at 9 p.m.

Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe star in a Tony Award-winning revival of the beloved musical about a British schoolteacher instructing the royal children of the King of Siam, featuring classic songs including “Hello, Young Lovers” and “Shall We Dance.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red

Friday, Nov. 15 at 9 p.m.

Experience the passion of painter Mark Rothko in this six-time Tony-winning play dramatizing Rothko’s greatest challenge: creating the murals for New York’s iconic Four Seasons restaurant. Stars Alfred Molina with Alfred Enoch as Rothko’s assistant.

 

 

 

 

 

Much Ado About Nothing

Friday, Nov. 22 at 9 p.m.

 

 

Recorded live at The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park, this modern interpretation of Shakespeare’s romantic classic with an all-black cast features Danielle Brooks and Grantham Coleman. Directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kinky Boots

Friday, Nov. 29 at 9 p.m.

 

Rejoice with the Tony Award-winning high-heeled hit musical with songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper and a book by Broadway legend Harvey Fierstein about an unexpected duo that embraces their differences to create an extraordinary line of shoes.

 

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