Great Performances: Purlie Victorious (PBS, May 24, 2024)

Great Performances

Airing on PBS on Friday May 24, the Great Performances series presents Purlie Victorious, starring Leslie Odom Jr. as a Black preacher on a mission.

Purlie Victorious, explores the story of a Black preacher, skillfully played by Odom Jr., who finds himself in a complex situation. The preacher embarks on a scheme to reclaim what is rightfully his and take back his church from the grasp of a plantation owner.

Great Performances is a long-running performing arts anthology on PBS, renowned for showcasing a diverse range of performances, including concerts, ballet, opera, plays, and documentaries.

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Great Performances: Purlie Victorious airs Friday, May 24, 2024, at 9:00 p.m. on PBS.

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