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John Leguizamo's Road to Broadway
Kevin Berne

SDPB features Broadway performances in November.

Great Performances John Leguizamo’s Road to Broadway

Beginning his career as a stand-up comic in the early 1980s, John Leguizamo garnered early-career acclaim in 1993 with his memorable role in Carlito’s Way, which led to an extensive film and television career. Great Performances presents this behind-the-scenes documentary chronicling his latest theatrical showcase, Latin History for Morons.

SDPB1: Friday, November 16, 8pm (7 MT)

 

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Great Performances An American in Paris

Described as an extended symphonic tone poem, George Gershwin’s 1928 composition “An American in Paris” was commissioned by conductor Walter Damrosch and rapidly became one of his most famous compositions.

SDPB1: Friday, November 2, 8pm (7 MT)

 

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Great Performances Harold Prince

This retrospective celebrates this extraordinary career of producer and director Harold Prince, whose seven decades in the theater spans from Broadway’s “Golden Age” to the contemporary blockbusters of today.

SDPB1: Friday, November 23, 8pm (7 MT)

 

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Great Performances The Sound of Music

Beloved by generations of audiences worldwide, The Sound of Music tells the inspiring true story of the Von Trapp Family Singers and their escape from Austria during the rise of Nazism. Great Performances presents the 2015 live U.K. broadcast version starring Kara Tointon as Maria, Julian Ovenden as Captain von Trapp and Katherine Kelly as Baroness Schraeder.  

SDPB1: Friday, November 16, 9pm (8 MT)