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PBS ARTS FALL FESTIVAL— Friday, October 21 at 9PM

PBS Arts Fall Festival
The PBS Arts Fall Festival returns Friday nights, beginning October 21, 2016, with all new programs, including the highly anticipated look into the making of the Broadway phenomenon Hamilton, a contemporary take on the life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Visionary Lin-Manuel Miranda, the show’s Tony and Grammy Award-winning creator and star, will host this year’s festival. GREAT PERFORMANCES “Hamilton’s America” gives viewers a look at Miranda and his colleagues’ creative process during the three years leading up to the Broadway opening of the record-breaking musical winner of 11 Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize.

Compelling specials including a smash West End revival of Gypsy, salute to New York with Lang Lang, star-studded tribute to William Shakespeare, specials with Alan Cumming, Bill Murray, Joshua Bell and more will join HAMILTON’S AMERICA as a part of this year’s festival.

October Highlights

  • Confronting Isis
  • Great Performances: Grammy Salute to Music Legends
  • The Durrells in Corfu on Masterpiece
  • Tesla: American Experience
  • The C Word
  • American Masters — Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You

Full WPBT2 Schedule

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