Andrea Bocelli sings songs from the cinema on Great Performances

Andrea Bocelli: Cinema premieres Friday, November 27 at 9 p.m. on PBS  If you need a boost after Black Friday shopping — or are just a fan of the sounds of the cinema — the PBS arts series Great Performances invites you to celebrate some of filmdom’s best-loved songs with Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli in a soaring special filmed Sept. 18 at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre. Andrea Bocelli: Cinema reunites Bocelli with legendary music producer David Foster, who arranged the concert, and features actors John Travolta, Ryan O’Neal, Ali MacGraw, and Andy Garcia joining Bocelli onstage to speak about the films from which the songs are culled. Bocelli will […]


Great Performances brings ‘Billy Elliot the Musical Live’ to PBS

That’s me musical! Billy Elliot fans, get out your dresses — or your jammies, if you’re so inclined — and prepare to enjoy the rollicking, inspiring tale of a boy who wants to boogie instead of box from the comfort of your sofa. • Purchase Billy Elliot the Musical Live! at the PBS online store here! On Friday, Oct. 23, the ten-time Tony winner Billy Elliot the Musical comes to the PBS staple Great Performances as Billy Elliot the Musical Live, part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival. (Check local listings to confirm channel number and air time in your area.) Based on […]