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Toronto, London, New York: Theatre to stream for free for the weekend of August 7

Friday, August 7, 2020



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



Hadrian (opera from 2018) by Rufus Wainwright and Daniel MacIvor

with Thomas Hampson and Isaiah Bell

directed by Peter Hinton

streaming Monday, August 10 only

on the Canadian Opera Company website


Love’s Labours Lost (play) by William Shakespeare

with Mike Shara and Ruby Joy

directed by 

streaming indefinitely

on the Stratford Festival website


The Missing Pages (play) by Tom Allen

with Derek Boyes and Patricia O'Callaghan

directed by Richard Greenblatt

streaming August 8 only

on the Elora Festival website


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 Unlimiyed 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



Awakening (dance) by Robert Battle

with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

streaming from July 31 through August 6

on YouTube 

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

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

Much Ado About Nothing (play) by William Shakespeare

with Danielle Brooks and Grantham Coleman

streaming July 24 through September 11


Photos: Lara Ciekiewicz and Adam Fisher in Die Fledermaus, © 2018 Gary Beechey; Lladel Bryant in Nine Lives, © 2016 Arcola Theatre; Danyel Fulton in Broadbend, Arkansas.