Music, science, and drama are all coming to OETA this winter. Preview some of the season's top programs...including some great holiday specials.
1. Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir • Nov. 24
From 2013, veteran newscaster Tom Brokaw and Tony Award-winning tenor Alfie Boe join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square in a concert of holiday favorites and inspiring surprises.
2. The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years • Nov. 25
Explore the history of the Fab Four from their early days in Liverpool to their last concert in San Francisco in 1966. The film, by Oscar-winner Ron Howard, reveals how the foursome united to become the global phenomenon that was “The Beatles.”
3. The Great British Baking Show: Christmas Masterclass • Dec. 8
Join judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood as they detail how to make perfect mince pies, Christmas pudding and Christmas cake, and introduce some tasty treats for the holiday season.
4. Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, featuring Rolando Villazon • Dec. 15
Celebrate the holidays with the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir. This season's cross-cultural spectacular features the world's leading tenor, Rolando Villazon, and seasonal favorites.
5. Finding Your Roots: Funny Business • Dec. 19
Comedic guests Garrison Keillor, Amy Schumer, and Aziz Ansari take a serious look at their family trees, learning contrasting stories of assimilation, independence, hardship, and success all over the globe.
6. Eric Idle's The Entire Universe • Dec. 22
Explore the history of the entire universe with Professor Brian Cox, a chorus of singers and dancers, show tunes, and guest stars Warwick Davis, Noel Fielding, Hannah Waddingham and Robin Ince in this comedic musical extravaganza.
7. NOVA: Black Hole Apocalypse • Jan. 10
Join astrophysicist Janna Levin and others as they hunt for clues about the nature of black holes.