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Season 40

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Season 40

232 :40x01 - Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street In Concert with The New York Philharmonic

Live From Lincoln Center kicks off it's 40th season with The New York Philharmonic's staged production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street". Full of murder, mayhem, and the ultimate revenge, "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" is about a barber whose penchant for vengeance against a callous world leads him to make meat pies of his customers with the help of his landlady.

Part of the Annual PBS Arts Fall Festival.
Starring Roles: Emma Thompson as Mrs. Lovett | Bryn Terfel as Sweeney Todd |
Guest Stars: Audra McDonald as Beggar Woman | Christian Borle as Pirelli | Philip Quast as Judge Turpin | Jeff Blumenkrantz as The Beadle | Erin Mackey as Johanna
Director: Lonny Price

233 :40x02 - The Nance

Nathan Lane stars as Chauncey Miles, a gay headline nance performer in the twilight of New York's burlesque era. Integrating burlesque sketches into his drama, playwright Douglas Carter Beane paints the portrait of a homosexual man living and working in the secretive and dangerous gay world of 1930’s New York, whose outrageous antics on the burlesque stage stand in marked contrast to his messy offstage life.

Part of the Annual PBS Arts Fall Festival.
Starring Roles: Nathan Lane as Chauncey Miles |
Guest Stars: Jenni Barber as Joan | Andrea Burns as Carmen | Cady Huffman as Sylvie | Lewis J. Stadlen as Efram | Jonny Orsini as Ned

234 :40x03 - Curtain Up: The School of American Ballet Workshop Performances

For the first time, the curtain will be drawn back on one of the world’s premier ballet academies — the School of American Ballet — with a Live From Lincoln Center presentation of the School's 50th Annual Workshop Performance. Meet the ballet stars of tomorrow, rehearsing and performing in four of George Balanchine's most celebrated works. The program also includes rare behind-the-scenes glimpses of the rehearsal process.

235 :40x04 - New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve: Gershwin Celebration

Continuing a broadcasting tradition, Live From Lincoln Center will broadcast the New York Philharmonic’s New Year’s Eve celebration concert. This year’s gala concert will ring in 2015 with George Gershwin favorites, led by conductor Bramwell Tovey, and featuring Dianne Reeves and Norm Lewis.

236 :40x05 - Richard Tucker Opera Gala: A New Century

"Live From Lincoln Center" — continuing its 40th anniversary season — will broadcast one of the most celebrated opera events of the year, the Richard Tucker Music Foundation’s annual gala concert. This year’s highlights include performances by opera’s brightest lights and rising stars; including Joseph Calleja, Angela Meade, Željko Lucic, Ildar Abdrazakov, Pretty Yende, as well as the 2014 Richard Tucker Award winner Michael Fabiano in solo and ensemble selections from works by Puccini, Mozart, Bellini, Massenet, Donizetti, Verdi, and Bernstein, conducted by Maestro Emmanuel Villaume with the New York Choral Society.

237 :40x06 - Billy Porter: Broadway & Soul

Billy Porter, star of the Broadway hit "Kinky Boots," performs songs from his 2014 "Billy's Back on Broadway" album; and is joined by "Kinky Boots" composer Cyndi Lauper.

Source: PBS

238 :40x07 - Norm Lewis: Who Am I?

Broadway star Norm Lewis ("The Phantom of the Opera") performs. Included: "Wouldn't It Be Loverly?"; "I Got Plenty o' Nuttin'"; "What's Going On"; and "No One Is Alone."

Source: PBS
Classification: Variety
Genre: Music
Status: Returning Series
Network: PBS ( USA)
Airs: Fridays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: January 30, 1976
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