The Thomashefskys: Music and Memories of a Life in the Yiddish Theater

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Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE!

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE!

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Savor a selection of songs from the collaborative classic jazz recording Cheek to Cheek performed by Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga.

60 min.

Star-Spangled Spectacular

Star-Spangled Spectacular

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Commemorate the national anthem’s creation and the defense of Fort McHenry that inspired it.

120 min.

Dudamel Conducts the Verdi Requiem at the Hollywood Bowl

Dudamel Conducts the Verdi Requiem at the Hollywood Bowl

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Gustavo Dudamel leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in Verdi's "Requiem Mass" at the Hollywood Bowl. 

120 min.

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

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120 min.

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

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Tchaikovsky's "Sleeping Beauty" ballet.

120 min.

The Dave Clark Five — Glad All Over, A Great Performances Special

The Dave Clark Five — Glad All Over, A Great Performances Special

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Friday
10/24/14 9:00 PM
WGBH 2
Saturday
10/25/14 2:00 AM
WGBX 44
Saturday
10/25/14 5:00 AM
WGBH 2
Sunday
10/26/14 1:00 AM
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American Yiddish theater is celebrated in "The Thomashefskys," the story of San Francisco Symphony music director Michael Tilson Thomas' grandparents Bessie and Boris. The couple were integral to the development of Yiddish theater in New York City.

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