Stream Broadway Shows and Musicals: Filmed on Stage

PBS unlocks Broadway musicals and plays for FREE streaming for a limited time [UPDATING]

Theater fans in the US can now enjoy a wide selection of FREE musicals and plays as PBS unlocks past episodes of 'Great Performances' and 'Live from Lincoln Center' for unlimited streaming. PBS plans to add more selections throughout the month of April. The productions will remain free until May 27th, 2020.

Scroll down to view the current list of shows available to stream!

For a complete list of all the free productions you can now stream online, check our updating list!



Documentary: Harold Prince: The Director's Life

Streams in the US

"This Great Performances retrospective celebrates the extraordinary career of producer and director Harold Prince, whose seven decades in the theater spanned from Broadway’s “Golden Age” to the contemporary blockbusters of today."

 


Musicals: The Sound of Music Live! (2015)

Streams in the US

Beloved by generations of audiences worldwide, The Sound of Music tells the inspiring true story of the von Trapp Family Singers and their escape from Austria during the rise of Nazism. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1959 hit stage musical garnered five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and the blockbuster 1965 movie adaptation won five Oscars, including Best Picture.

 



Concerts: Sutton Foster in Concert

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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).

 


Concerts: Cynthia Erivo in Concert

Streams in the US

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

 



Plays: Present Laughter (2018)

Streams Worldwide, Free in US

A self-obsessed actor in the midst of a mid-life crisis juggles a fawning ingenue, a crazed playwright, his ex-wife, and the personal lives of his friends.

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Plays: RED (2019)

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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. He is joined by rising star Alfred Enoch of US television drama series How to Get Away With Murder as his assistant Ken.

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Plays: Much Ado About Nothing (2019)

Streams in the US

"Set in contemporary Georgia with an election race underway, Great Performances: Much Ado About Nothing finds the community of Messina celebrating a break from an ongoing war, but not all is peaceful amid the merriment. Former rivals battle it out, revenge is sought and trickery runs amok in this timeless comedy of romantic retribution and miscommunication."