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Great Performances

PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues.

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Sat., August 1, 2015
3:30 pm
(90 minutes)

Barrymore  

Christopher Plummer recreates his Tony Award-winning portrayal of actor John Barrymore (1882-1942) in this 2011 cinematic adaptation of William Luce's play, which finds Barrymore rehearsing for a "Richard III" revival during the final months of his life.