Free musicals and plays you can now stream during the Coronavirus outbreak [UPDATING DAILY]
During these unprecedented times, the theater community has come together to provide viewers from around the world the opportunity to stream musicals and plays for free. Check out this updating list of musicals, plays, and operas that are now streaming! The following list includes links to free publicly available online materials. Last updated: Tuesday, November 29th
During these unprecedented times, the theater community has come together to provide viewers from around the world the opportunity to stream musicals and plays for free. Check out this updating list of musicals, plays, and operas that are now streaming!
The following list includes links to free publicly available online materials.
Last updated: Tuesday, November 29th
Gypsy [Bette Midler]
Ambitious stage mother Rose Hovick (Bette Midler) wants desperately for her daughter, June (Jeffrey Broadhurst), to become the vaudeville star she never was. With the help of savvy but kind-hearted agent Herbie Sommers (Peter Riegert), Rose realizes her aspirations for June, but when her new star rebelliously elopes, June's shy sister, Louise (Cynthia Gibb), reluctantly steps into the spotlight, transforming herself into the legendary burlesque star Gypsy Rose Lee.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
From the mind of award-winning director Julie Taymor (The Lion King on Broadway, Frida, Titus) comes a Shakespeare adaptation like none other, A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Romeo and Juliet - Broadway
Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad take to the Broadway stage to portray the famous pair of star-crossed lovers, in this modern retelling.
To save his family's shoe business from imminent bankruptcy, young Charlie Price turns to an unlikely new creative consultant: a fabulous drag queen whose creative style and wild designs are a breath of fresh air in the stuffy old factory.
Liza with a Z
Now Streaming: Liza Minnelli stars in the historic television concert directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse, "Liza with a 'Z". Liza performs such songs as the title number, "Liza with a 'Z'" and "Son of a Preacher Man".
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age
Great Performances – Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age explores the world of Broadway from 1959 through the early 1980s as recounted by a diverse cast of Broadway stars who lived through it, creating a first-hand archive of personal backstage stories and memories.
Funny Girl, which catapulted Barbra Streisand to stardom in the 1960s, was filmed during its final week of performances at the Manchester Palace Theatre. Before touring the U.K., the production played London's Menier Chocolate Factory and the Savoy Theatre in the West End.
This week on our free streaming list - Mary Martin takes on the role of Peter Pan, the boy who refuses to grow up, in the unforgettable filmed stage performance of PETER PAN.
Bye Bye Birdie
The musical about a manager (Jason Alexander) and his girlfriend (Vanessa Williams) concoct one last publicity stunt before his teen idol client enters the Army during the 1960s.
From punk rock mosh pits and sold-out stadiums to the Great White Way, "Broadway Idiot" provides a unique window into the art of theater, as rock stars and stage stars collide.
In The Heights: Chasing Broadway Dreams
"In The Heights: Chasing Broadway Dreams" is showcasing the 2008 musical that launched Lin-Manuel Miranda’s rise to stardom.
ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway
A must-see for Broadway and theater buffs as film crews chronicle 4 Tony-Award nominated Broadway plays, from “Wicked” to “Avenue Q.”
Every Little Step
Follows the plight of real-life dancers as they struggle through auditions for the Broadway revival of "A Chorus Line". Also investigates the history of the show and the creative minds behind the original and current incarnations.
Streaming this weekend!
The film version of the Broadway smash rock opera about a chosen family of New York City starving artists dealing with poverty, AIDS, and addiction.
Gypsy - Stage Production
Gypsy: Live from the Savoy Theatre Stage musical loosely based on the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee. Gypsy's mother Rose dreams of a life in show business for her daughters, but Louise becomes a huge burlesque star.
The Phantom of the Opera
Deep in the passageways below the Paris Opera lives a lonely, talented, horribly disfigured man who revels in terrorizing the theater's employees as The Phantom of the Opera. But when the masked Phantom sees young Christine Daaé, his heart melts.
Little Shop of Horrors (in color)
An exotic plant has an appetite only for blood and flesh. Restored and In Color!
Megan Hilty Concert
Join Tony-nominated star Megan Hilty of Wicked, 9 to 5: The Musical, Noises Off, and NBC’s Smash for a new concert special featuring a versatile set of musical theater favorite and classic standards.
Hamilton (Behind the Scenes)
An inside look at the hit musical about Founding Father Alexander Hamilton that went on to change Broadway forever and gather a global following.
Barbra Streisand stars in this beautifully portrayed story of a young independent woman who is forced to masquerade as a boy in order to pursue her love of knowledge.
All That Jazz
Bob Fosse's ALL THAT JAZZ, the semi-autobiographical fantasy based on Fosse's life and career as a dancer, choreographer and director.
Frozen: A Musical Spectacular
The full production of Frozen: A Musical Spectacular is now available to stream online, for free! This previously recorded production features the original cast of the show.
Disney Presents: Tangled: The Musical
Best day ever! We're sharing a special presentation of Disney Cruise Line’s “Tangled: The Musical".
This modern adaptation of the beloved Broadway musical tells of an adorable young orphan looking for a permanent home in New York City.
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella
A sparkling fantasy of music, magic and romance, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella captivates from overture to finale with a delightful score and stunning flittering performances from an all-star cast.
Pippin is a 1972 musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger O. Hirson. Bob Fosse, who directed the original Broadway production, also contributed to the libretto.
In New York City for the first time while on his way to enlist in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, Oklahoma farm hand Claude Hooper Bukowski (John Savage) meets up with a freewheeling group of Central Park hippies led by the irrepressible George Berger (Treat Williams). When the unlikely friends meet upper-middle-class debutante Sheila Franklin (Beverly D'Angelo), sparks fly between the country boy and the city girl, and Berger's troupe attempts to keep the young lovers together.