|A Conversation with Dan McCleary
Thursday, October 17, 9:30 p.m. on WKNO/Channel 10
Pierre Kimsey talks with the founder and producing artistic director of Tennessee Shakespeare Company. A Memphis native, McCleary talks about how he came to love Shakespeare, his career as an actor and a director, how Tennessee Shakespeare Company was born and why Shakespeare continues to resonate with audiences, four hundred years later.
Last Will. & Testament
Sunday, October 20, 7:00 p.m. on WKNO/Channel 10
Monday, October 21, 7:00 p.m. on WKNO2
It’s a great literary mystery: who wrote the works of William Shakespeare? Although the official story of a Stratford merchant writing for the London box office has held sway for centuries, questions over the authorship of the plays and poems have persisted.
Major funding for GREAT PERFORMANCES is provided by the Irene Diamond Fund, The Starr Foundation, Vivian Milstein, Rosalind P. Walter,
the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, Joseph A. Wilson, Jody and John Arnhold, The Agnes Varis Trust, and PBS.