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Great Performances at the Met: Il Trovatore

Tue, 01/19/2016 - 10:16am -- WCVE

Verdi’s dramatic and tuneful favorite Il Trovatore kicks off the new season of Great Performances at the Met.

Soprano Anna Netrebko appears in her highly anticipated Met role debut as Leonora, the tortured heroine who sacrifices her own life for the love of the Gypsy troubadour. Dmitri Hvorostovsky sings Count di Luna, Yonghoon Lee is Manrico, Dolora Zajick sings her signature role of the Gypsy Azucena, and Štefan Kocán is Ferrando. Marco Armiliato conducts Sir David McVicar's Goya-inspired production.

Mercy Street Episode 1: The New Nurse

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 9:52am -- WCVE

New England nurse Mary Phinney navigates her first day in Mansion House, a hotel turned Union hospital in an occupied Southern town. Mansion House owner James Sr. struggles to preserve the family fortune as daughter Emma secretly searches for her beau.

Watch Mercy Street: The New Nurse January 17 at 10:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.

Hamlet Premieres January 14 on WCVE PBS

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 11:49am -- WCVE

From Quill Theatre – Quill Theatre explores Hamlet through an alternate lens. Following a 200-year-old tradition of female Hamlets, Richmond’s award-winning actress, Molly Hood, takes on the title role. Shakespeare lays bare his character’s nobility and fallibility and, in that spirit, this production will investigate the implications of a modern woman as heir to an ancient throne.

Josh Groban Sings Classics From The Broadway Songbook

Tue, 12/01/2015 - 11:34am -- WCVE

Josh Groban returns to PBS in an all-new television special based on his new CD, Stages, which explores one of Josh’s earliest musical loves — Broadway and Broadway musicals. Recorded before a live audience at the historic Los Angeles Theater in downtown L.A., Josh Groban: Stages Live brings some of the most iconic songs in the Broadway musical songbook to life.

Watch Josh Groban: Stages Live December 2 at 9:30 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.

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