Great Performances: A Celebration

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Bay Books, 1997 - Performing Arts - 233 pages
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This lavish tribute, in words and photographs, celebrates the first twenty-five years of Great Performances. All the grand events and fine details of this remarkable series are memorialized between these covers. This book - a sparkling showcase of broadcast historyincludes tributes and reminiscences by some of Great Performances' brightest stars. Illustrated with more than 140 beautiful photographs, its informative critical narrative reviews Great Performances' contribution and role in the various performing arts, recalls highlights of past seasons, and considers the particular challenges of translating performances created for the theater or concert hall to compelling television. New interviews with leading performers and producers, plus quotes from contemporary reviews, present a variety of perspectives on the fascinating history of the series.

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Dunning is a dance critic for the New York Times.

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