The creative process behind the San Francisco Opera's production of "The Bonesetter's Daughter," an opera adapted by Amy Tan and composer Stewart Wallace from Tan's 2001 novel, is chronicled. The documentary travels with Tan to China where she visits the home of her maternal grandmother; examines how Wallace and opera director Chen Shi-Zheng merged Chinese and American elements into the opera; and details the production's daily rehearsals and last-minute changes.
The WETA Guide spotlights the special places and happenings in the Greater Washington area. For both the newcomer and the long-time resident, this television series is a great introduction to the region's many highlights.Learn more →
This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.Watch now →