Saturday, August 1, 2015
PBS Sets Michael Jackson Tribute
According to Deadline, A Latin musical tribute to Michael Jackson, concerts by Chita Rivera and Danny Elfman, and productions of Show Boat and Billy Elliott The Musical are among this year’s line-up of the PBS Arts Fall Festival, the network announced at Saturday’sTCA. The fifth-annual fest kicks off October 9 with Unity – The Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson, hosted by Sheila E and featuring Latin artists performing Jackson’s hits. Along with a 37-piece orchestra, the various performers will cover 16 of Jackson’s song, with arrangements from Tony Succar’s Unity album. The Fall Fest line-up was announced by PBS president Paula Kerger Saturday at TCA.