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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., July 11, 2015
11:00 am
(60 minutes)

Dancing at Jacob's Pillow: Never Stand Still  

The story of Jacob's Pillow, a dance-education center in Beckett, Mass., is mixed with goings-on at its annual festival, including performances by such troupes as Chunky Move and Stockholm 59° North. Included: archival footage from the 1930s and '40s; and remarks from choreographers and dancers Merce Cunningham, Suzanne Farrell, Frederic Franklin, Bill Irwin, Judith Jamison, Mark Morris and Paul Taylor.

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Fri., July 17, 2015
9:30 pm
(90 minutes)

Driving Miss Daisy  

A production of Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Driving Miss Daisy," about a 72-year-old woman in mid-20th century Atlanta who, after her son takes away her car keys, forges a bond with her black chauffeur. Filmed in Melbourne, Australia.

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Fri., July 17, 2015
9:30 pm
(90 minutes)

Driving Miss Daisy  

A production of Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Driving Miss Daisy," about a 72-year-old woman in mid-20th century Atlanta who, after her son takes away her car keys, forges a bond with her black chauffeur. Filmed in Melbourne, Australia.

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Sat., July 18, 2015
11:00 am
(180 minutes)

Rodger & Hammerstein's 'Oklahoma'  

In his breakout role, Hugh Jackman stars as Curly in this 1998 Royal National Theatre production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical "Oklahoma!" Josefina Gabrielle costars as Laurey, a farm girl who catches Curly's eye; and Shuler Hensley plays Jud Fry, a farm hand obsessed with Laurey.