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Rebecca Eaton, MASTERPIECE: Salem State Series 2019
September 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm$25 – $70
Rebecca Eaton took the helm of the PBS series MASTERPIECE THEATRE and MYSTERY! in 1985, and later oversaw a highly successful relaunch of MASTERPIECE, which attracted a new generation of viewers.
She has brought American audiences Hilary Mantel’s “Wolf Hall”, the recent hits “Victoria”, “Sherlock”, “Poldark” and “Downton Abbey” — the most-watched drama in PBS history.
Under her leadership, MASTERPIECE has won 62 Primetime Emmy Awards®, 16 Peabody Awards, six Golden Globes®, and two Academy Award® nominations. In 2011, Eaton was named one of TIME’s 100 most influential people.
Moderator: Executive arts editor Jared Bowen is the Emmy award-winning host of the weekly television series, “Open Studio with Jared Bowen”, which takes viewers inside the creative process, offering a blend of profiles, performances, and contemporary exhibitions by artists in Greater Boston, New England, and across the country. He is a contributor to WGBH-TV’s nightly news magazine program, Greater Boston and appears regularly on 89.7 WGBH, where he covers the latest happenings in the region’s theater, art, music, dance and film on WGBH’s Morning Edition and Boston Public Radio.