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    GREAT PERFORMANCES | Rise and Fall of The City of ...


    by PBS

    Audra McDonald, Patti LuPone and Anthony Dean Griffey star in Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny from LA Opera, a new production of one of the great 20th century operas. Tune in to PBS’ GREAT PERFORMANCES series (check local listings) for this savage and lyrical satire told in a blend of opera and raucous music hall songs. Tony Award-winner John Doyle (Company) directs.

    In this video clip, Audra McDonald sings the opera's best-known song, ''Moon of Alabama.''

    GREAT PERFORMANCES is produced for PBS by Thirteen/WNET New York.

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