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Complete list of all musicals, plays, and concerts that are now available to stream for free through PBS! Check back for more productions throughout the month.

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10th, 2020


Direct from Broadway: Ann

Streaming June 19th

ANN is a no-holds-barred portrait of Ann Richards, the legendary governor of Texas. This inspiring and hilarious new play brings us face to face with a complex, colorful and captivating character bigger than the state from which she hailed.

Leonard Bernstein Mass

Streaming now!

Enjoy Ravinia Festival’s production of Leonard Bernstein’s theater piece starring Tony Award-winning baritone Paulo Szot and featuring the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Baltimore Symphony Orchestra artistic director Marin Alsop conducts.


Annaleigh Ashford in Concert

Streaming now!

Tune in to a new concert from stage and screen star Annaleigh Ashford, who thrilled audiences in Sunday in the Park with George (opposite Jake Gyllenhaal), Kinky Boots, and You Can’t Take It With You, for which she won a Tony Award.


Megan Hilty in Concert

Streaming now!

Tune in to a new concert from stage and screen star Annaleigh Ashford, who thrilled audiences in Sunday in the Park with George (opposite Jake Gyllenhaal), Kinky Boots, and You Can’t Take It With You, for which she won a Tony Award.


Celebrating Sondheim

Streaming now!

The New York Philharmonic celebrates the dazzling orchestral world of Stephen Sondheim in a program hosted by Bernadette Peters, with special guest vocalist Katrina Lenk (Tony Award™ winner for “The Band’s Visit”). Conducted by Alexander Gemignani, the concert will feature some of Sondheim’s most beloved works, including suites from "Sunday in the Park," "Into the Woods," "Sweeney Todd" and more.


Leslie Odom, Jr. in Concert

Streaming now!

Best known for his killer performances in "Hamilton" and "Murder on the Orient Express," this Tony Award winner shows his artistic journey is only beginning.



Streaming now!

Nya, an inner-city public high school teacher, is committed to her students but desperate to give her only son Omari opportunities they’ll never have. When a controversial incident at his upstate private school threatens to get him expelled, Nya must confront his rage and her own choices as a parent. But will she be able to reach him before a world beyond her control pulls him away? 


A Broadway Celebration at The White House

Streaming now!

The President and the First Lady celebrate Broadway music with a star studded concert


Macbeth (Broadway)

Streaming now!

Patrick Stewart in his triumphant, Tony-nominated performance as the ambitious general, and Tony-nominated Kate Fleetwood as his coldly scheming wife.


RED (Broadway)

Streaming now!

Under the watchful gaze of his young assistant, and the threatening presence of a new generation of artists, Mark Rothko takes on his greatest challenge yet: to create a definitive work for an extraordinary setting. Award-winning stage and screen actor Alfred Molina reprises his critically acclaimed performance as the American abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko.



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When the young and naïve Sister James shares her suspicion with the principal that Father Flynn may be abusing the school’s only African-American student, Sister Aloysius embarks on a personal crusade to discover the truth about the priest. With no proof besides her moral certainty, Sister Aloysius engages in a battle of wills with Father Flynn


Cynthia Erivo in Concert

Streaming Now!

Tony Award-winner Cynthia Erivo presents a soulful evening of song. Originally part of 'Live from Lincoln Center'.


Sutton Foster in Concert

Streaming Now!

Two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster brings her irresistible show-stopping talent and effusive charm to the intimate Appel Room for a special night featuring a special guest, two-time Tony nominee Jonathan Groff (Hamilton, Spring Awakening, Glee).


Buried Child

Streaming Now!

Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play in a production by The New Group, directed by Scott Elliott. Dodge (Ed Harris) and Halie (Amy Madigan) try to hang on to their farmland and their sanity while caring for their two wayward grown sons (Rich Sommer and Paul Sparks). When their grandson (Nat Wolff) arrives no one seems to recognize him and a secret must be kept. Hosted by Blythe Danner.


Incident at Vichy 

Streaming Now!

Nine men and a boy are interrogated under suspicious circumstances in Arthur Miller's play "Incident at Vichy," which is set during the Nazi occupation in France during World War II. 


Old Hats

Streaming Now!

Bill Irwin and David Shiner in their award-winning, critically acclaimed production of Old Hats from Signature Theatre off-Broadway. This production reunites the clowns with original director Tina Landau and introduces their songstress and comic foil Shaina Taub. Using music, magic, technology, and movement, Irwin and Shiner create a hilarious, slapstick piece of theater.


The African Mean Girls Play

Streaming Now!

Jocelyn Bioh’s play explores colorism in this comedy directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman and produced by MCC Theater. Paulina (MaameYaa Boafo) —the queen bee at an exlusive Ghanan school—is set on competing in the Miss Universe pageant. However, the arrival of Ericka (Joanna A. Jones), an American transfer student, captures the attention of the recruiter along with Paulina’s friends.


Uncle Vanya

Streaming now!

Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya at the Frederick Loewe Theater at Hunter College is directed by Richard Nelson. Vanya (Jay O. Sanders) and his niece Sonya (Yvonne Woods) struggle to care for the estate owned by Vanya’s brother-in-law Alexánder (Jon DeVries), a wealthy professor. When he returns with a beautiful new wife and plans to sell the estate, hidden passions explode and lives come undone.


Rogers & Hammerstein's Carousel

Streaming Friday, June 5th, 8PM EDT

Carousel was hailed by Time Magazine as “the best musical of the 20th Century.“ The New York Philharmonic presents a stunning staged production of this iconic American work, featuring a star-studded cast including Kelli O’Hara, Nathan Gunn, Stephanie Blythe, Shuler Hensley, Jason Danieley, Jessie Mueller, Kate Burton, John Cullum and New York City Ballet dancers Robert Fairchild and Tiler Peck


The Nance

Streaming Friday, June 12th, 8PM EDT

Tony Award-winner Nathan Lane stars in Douglas Carter Beane’s dark comedy as Chauncey Miles, who faces a changing world and his own self-loathing. The play paints the portrait of a homosexual man, living and working in the secretive and dangerous gay world of 1930s New York, whose outrageous antics on the burlesque stage stand in marked contrast to his offstage life. 


Act One

Streaming Friday, June 19th, 8PM EDT

Few have captured the magic of the theater better than Moss Hart, a kid from the Bronx who went on to become a lion of Broadway. Tony-Award winning writer and director James Lapine adapts Hart’s memoir for the stage, and earned a tony award nomination for best play in the process, in this gorgeous Lincoln Center Theater production, creating a world as vivid and transformative as the stage itself. 


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