Contribute Now
Great Performances | Barrymore | Arts & Culture | WMHT
  • Click to join the WMHT e-news mailing list
  • Click to make a sustaining contribution to WMHT
  • Click to contribute to WMHT
  • In Partnership With:
  • PBS
  • NPR

Great Performances | Barrymore

Posted by WMHT Web Editor

Barrymore - Trailer Christopher Plummer plays actor John Barrymore in this film adaptation of the play.

Watch Friday, January 31, 2014 at 9pm on WMHT TV.

In “Barrymore,” 83-year-old stage and screen legend Christopher Plummer portrays another titan of theater and film from an earlier age, the illustrious — and notorious — John Barrymore. This acclaimed film adaptation of William Luce’s 1997 play is set in 1942 during the final months of Barrymore’s life. On the stage of a Broadway theater, the famously combative star struggles to recreate his performance in Shakespeare’s Richard III, recalling the highs and lows of his remarkable life and career in the process.

Bach at New Year's

Bach at New Year's:
A Blast of Brass

January 1, 2014 at 3pm at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Amplifying upstate New York's creative economy.
Sign Up for Email and Save 15% + Free Shipping @ ShopPBS.org!

Watch new and featured videos from PBS Digital Studios

Watch your favorite programs on demand