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Sting performs songs from his new album and forthcoming musical, "The Last Ship."
"Barrymore" is the film adaptation of the Broadway play starring Christopher Plummer.
This Royal National Theatre production gave Hugh Jackman his breakout musical role.
The award-winning opera, "Moby-Dick," performed by San Francisco Opera.
A stellar roster of artists perform and share stories in tribute to Great Performances.
Rare performance footage & candid conversations with many luminaries of dance.
Watch two choreographic masterworks by Paul Taylor: Brandenburgs and Beloved Renegade.
Find out why the Broadway musical has proven to be a fertile territory for Jewish artists.
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Fairies dance for baby Aurora in Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty.
The freshly roasted turkey is hot, and so is the passion in this scene from "Falstaff."
Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, and others look back on the bands' supposed rivalry.
Dave Clark protected his music in a way The Beatles and The Rolling Stones did not.
Bruce Springsteen and members of the E Street Band talk about Clark's drumming.
Boz Scaggs sings his Grammy-winning R&B song, "Lowdown" with The Dukes of September.
Steely Dan combined rock, jazz and funk in "Kid Charlemagne," co-written by Donald Fagen.
Patricia Racette sings the aria "Vissi d'arte" from Act II of Puccini's opera.
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Choreographer Matthew Bourne gives the classic fairy tale ballet a Gothic spin.
James Levine conducts Verdi’s brilliant final opera, "Falstaff."
Part of the British Invasion, The Dave Clark Five helped change the rock scene in America.
Premieres Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Tosca, Puccini’s enduring favorite opera, stars an exceptional trio of singing actors.
A bluegrass concert with Steve Martin, the Steep Canyon Rangers and Edie Brickell.
Three music legends join forces as an all-star supergroup: The Dukes of September.
An encore of highlights from 1992’s star-studded tribute to the American music icon.
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