Presenting our featured arts programs
Tuesdays at 8:30pm
Featuring intriguing profiles of established and emerging artists from across the country working in all creative categories: musicians, performers, visual artists, writers, designers, artisans - and experimental others who defy definition.
Great Performances at the Met
The Metropolitan Opera, PBS and THIRTEEN New York join forces once again for a fantastic season of opera telecasts.
Watch television's longest-running performing arts anthology to enjoy the best in music, dance and theater.
Live from Lincoln Center
Bringing the world's greatest performers on Lincoln Center's renowned stages to home viewers in virtually every corner of the United States.
Strengthening arts awareness, appreciation and education
PBS Arts Online promotes awareness, spurs greater interest, and increases understanding of the visual, cultural and performing arts.
Featured Partner: CENTERSTAGE
MPT brings you the arts in all of its forms, from sparkling stage play to soul stirring performances, from the grandest of operas, to scintillating dance and one-of-a-kind concerts. We cover the arts, and artists, from the creative process to the finished product. MPT Arts, showcasing the best of America's creative talent.
Locally and nationally, civically and artistically, CENTERSTAGE strives to be the focal point for art as a catalyst for debate, bringing forward the notion of community reflection and conversation.
MPT supports the artistic and community engagement efforts of our partner CENTERSTAGE and encourages our viewers to experience live theater at its best.
» Visit the CENTERSTAGE website for more information.
What's going on behind the scenes at CENTERSTAGE?
Let the staff at "Maryland's hub for smart, provocative, and entertaining theater" tell you:
Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah and Costume Designer David Burdick brainstorm costume and set design for Arthur Miller's An Enemy of the People, September 19 - October 21.
The stories, writers, and inspiration behind My America, as discussed by Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah, and Artistic Producer, Susanne Geller. World Premiere September 28.
Young Playwrights Festival
Director Community Programs & Education Julianne Franz, Education Coordinator Rosiland Cauthen, and Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah (in order of appearance) talk about the annual awards ceremony for the best original plays, written by Maryland students, grades K-12.
Artistic Dir. Kwame Kwei-Armah Ed. Dir. Julianne Franz/ Ed. Coordinator Rosiland Cauthen.
What's coming up this fall? Director Community Programs & Education Julianne Franz, and Education Coordinator Rosiland Cauthen reveal the highlights.
» Visit the CENTERSTAGE website to see the Fall schedule.
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