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Toronto, London, New York: Theatre to stream for free for the weekend of August 14

Friday, August 14, 2020



The Water Gun Song (children) by Idris Goodwin

with Kevin Hanchard and Myles Hanchard

directed by Natasha Mumba

streaming from August 14 onwards

in Young People’s Theatre YouTube channel

Die Fledermaus (operetta, excerpts) by Johann Strauss, Jr.

with Adam Fisher and Lara Ciekiewicz

directed by Guillermo Silva-Marin

streaming from  July 31 onwards

 on YouTube

Unholy (play) by Diane Flacks

with Banereh Yaraghi and Niki Landau

directed by Kelly Thornton

streaming from July 4 onwards


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Antony and Cleopatra (play) by William Shakespeare

with Geraint Wyn Davies and Yanna McIntosh

directed by Gary Griffin 

Coriolanus (play) by William Shakespeare

with André Sills and Graham Abbey 

directed by Robert Lepage

Hamlet (play) by William Shakespeare

with Jonathan Goad and Geraint Wyn Davies

directed by Antoni Cimolino

King John (play) by William Shakespeare

with Tom McCamus and Graham Abbey

directed by Tim Carroll

King Lear (play) by William Shakespeare

with Colm Feore and Scott Wentworth

directed by Antoni Cimolino

Love’s Labours Lost (play) by William Shakespeare

with Mike Shara and Ruby Joy

directed by John Caird

Macbeth (play) by William Shakespeare

with Ian Lake and Kristin Pellerin

directed by Antoni Cimolino

Pericles (play) by William Shakespeare

with Evan Buliung and Deborah Hay

directed by Scott Wentworth

Romeo and Juliet (play) by William Shakespeare

with Antoine  Yared and Sara Farb

directed by Scott Wentworth

The Taming of the Shrew (play) by William Shakespeare

with Ben Carlson and Deborah Hay

directed by Chris Abraham

The Tempest (play) by William Shakespeare

with Martha Henry and André Morin

directed by Antoni Cimolino

Timon of Athens (play) by William Shakespeare

with Joseph Ziegler and Ben Carlson

directed by Stephen Ouimette

streaming indefinitely

on the Stratford Festival website

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Private O’Flaherty, V.C. (play from 1917) by George Bernard Shaw

with Terry Barna and John  Cormier

streaming indefinitely



The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party (dance) by Kate Prince

with Lizzie Gough and Isaac “Turbo” Baptiste

streaming through August 14

on the Royal Opera House website

How I Hacked My Way into Space (children’s show) by Unlimited Theatre

with Jon Spooner

streaming through August 27

on YouTube

Le nozze di Figaro (opera) by W.A. Mozart

with Joshua Bloom and Jennifer France

directed by John Cox

streaming through September 25

at the Garsington Opera website

The Turn of the Screw (opera) by Benjamin Britten

with Sophie Bevan and Ed Lyon

directed by Louisa Muller

streaming through December 19, 2020

at the Garsington Opera website

Macbeth (play) by William Shakespeare

with Patrick Stewart and Kate Fleetwood

streaming to December 31, 2020

directed by Rupert Goold

on the website

Curlew River (opera) by Benjamin Britten

with Ian Bostridge and Mark Stone

directed by Netia Jones

streaming from July 8 onwards

on the Barbican website


I Wish I Was A Mountain (play) by Toby Thompson

with Toby Thompson, for ages 7+

streaming from March 27 onwards

on Vimeo


Nine Lives (play from 2016) by Zodwa Nyoni

with Lladel Bryant

directed by Alex Chisholm

streaming indefinitely

on YouTube


A Midsummer Night’s Dream (play) by William Shakespeare

with Edward Harrison and David Hughes

directed by Peter Stickney

streaming indefinitely

on the Lord Chamberlain’s Men website

The Tempest (play) by William Shakespeare

with Danaan McAleer and Reece Richardson

directed by Peter Stickney

streaming indefinitely

on the Lord Chamberlain’s Men website

Richard II (play) by William Shakespeare

with Adjoa Andoh and Sarah Niles,

directed by Adjoa Andoh

streaming indefinitely


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Bound (play) by Jesse Briton

with Thomas Bennett and James Crocker

directed by Jesse Briton 

Wasted (musical) by Christopher Ash & Carl Miller

with Siobhan Athwal and Nathasha J. Barnes

directed by Adam Lenson

Twelfth Night (play) by William Shakespeare

with Becky Barry and Aruhan Galieva

directed by Anna Girvan

The Beast Will Rise (play) by Philip Ridley

with Mirren Mack

directed by Wiebke Green

streaming indefinitely

on the Southwark Playhouse website

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Broadbend, Arkansas (musical from 2019) by Ted Shen, Ellen Fitzhugh and Harrison David Rivers

with Justin Cunningham and Danyel Fulton

directed by Jack Cummings III

streaming through August 16

on the Transport Group website

Ella and In/Side (dance) by Robert Battle

with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

streaming from August 13 through August 20

on YouTube 

The Line (play from 2020) by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen

with Santino Fontana and Arjun Gupta

directed by Jessica Blank

streaming through September 1

on The Public Theatre website


Carousel (musical) by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II

with Kelli O’Hara and Nathan Gunn

directed by John Rando

streaming through September 8

on Lincoln Center at Home

Photos: Myles Hanchard, cast member in The Water Gun Song, © 2020 Young People’s Theatre; Scene from Wasted, © 2020 Southwark Playhouse; Danyel Fulton in Broadbend, Arkansas, © Transport Group.