PBS Fall Arts Festival kicks off with Guthrie’s H.M.S Pinafore

Starting tomorrow, PBS is presenting its Fall Arts Festival, broadcasting a performance or art-related documentary to the nation each week for nine weeks.

First up: Guthrie Theater’s production of H.M.S. Pinafore.

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The cast of the Guthrie Theater’s production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. PINAFORE

Photo by Michal Daniel

The program starts at 8pm; subsequent Fridays will feature the following:

October 21 – AMERICAN MASTERS “Pearl Jam Twenty”

October 28 – GREAT PERFORMANCES “Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine & Tharp”

November 4 – Arts from the Blue Ridge Mountains: “GIVE ME THE BANJO”

November 11 – Arts from Chicago: AMERICAN MASTERS “Bill T. Jones: A Good Man”

November 18 – Arts from Cleveland: “WOMEN WHO ROCK”

November 25 – Arts from Los Angeles: GREAT PERFORMANCES “Il Postino from LA Opera” with Plácido Domingo

December 2 – GREAT PERFORMANCES: Andrea Bocelli

December 16 – GREAT PERFORMANCES “The Little Mermaid”