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Movies for Grownups® Awards 2022 with AARP The Magazine

Movies for Grownups® Awards 2022 with AARP The Magazine

Season 49 Episode 19 | 1hr 23m 35s

First broadcast on PBS in 2018, Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine returns for a fifth year to celebrate and encourage filmmaking with unique appeal to movie-lovers with a grownup state of mind—and recognize the inspiring artists who make them. Each year the centerpiece honor is the Career Achievement Award, celebrating the contributions cinema legends.

Aired: 03/17/22 | Expires: 04/15/22
Movies for Grownups® Awards 2022 with AARP The Magazine
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Features an all-star cast at London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
The comedic play tells the story of a Black preacher’s scheme to reclaim his inheritance.
Audra McDonald performs a repertoire of classic Broadway songs at the London Palladium.
Experience this Shakespearean classic directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon.
Ancient Babylon comes to life in this production of Verdi’s early masterpiece.
Follow host Scott Yoo’s journey to compose a piece of music for the first time.
Explore how virtuosos become maestros, featuring Yo-Yo Ma, Lynn Chang and more.
Explore the work of two legendary virtuosos, Niccolò Paganini and Robert Johnson.
Visit Julliard Pre-College with Scott Yoo to play with some of tomorrow’s virtuosos.
A diva returns to South America to perform at Manaus—and to search for her lost lover.
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Features an all-star cast at London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
Purlie (Leslie Odom, Jr.) prepares Lutiebelle by quizzing her about her "past."
Purlie (Leslie Odom, Jr.) tells Missy about his plan to get his church back.
Features an all-star cast at London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
The comedic play tells the story of a Black preacher’s scheme to reclaim his inheritance.
Audra McDonald, Michael Ball, Daniel Dae Kim discuss their earliest memory of R&H.
Audra McDonald performs a repertoire of classic Broadway songs at the London Palladium.
The cast of Hamlet discuss what shapes their characters' interactions with one another.
The cast of Hamlet discuss what it means to bring the story of Hamlet into the modern day.
Patrick Wilson performs "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin" from "Oklahoma."