The following is a list of current and upcoming free live streams of stage productions.
Stratford Festival YouTube Channel
Colm Feore stars in the Shakespeare play, filmed in 2014 at the Stratford Festival in Stratford, Ontario.
April 22 – May 16
McKinley Belcher III, Khris Davis, Montego Glover, John Lavelle, and Clarke Peters star in Marco Ramirez's play loosely based on the real-life experiences of Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight world champion. Directed by Rachel Chavkin, the production was filmed in 2016 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.
The Car Man
Through April 23
The Shows Must Go On YouTube Channel
Matthew Bourne's dance adaptation of Bizet’s Carmen, filmed in 2015 at Sadler’s Wells in London.
Romeo and Juliet
Josh O’Connor and Jessie Buckley play the star-crossed lovers in Emily Burns' 90-minute adaptation of the Shakespeare play. Directed by Simon Godwin, the production was filmed at London's National Theatre in late 2020.
Through April 25
Noah Hadle's play about a woman preparing to bring twin boys into the world while her husband is secretly planning to leave her, her father is slipping into senility, her daughter has taken a vow of silence, and the unborn sons in her womb are contemplating their future. Filmed in 2013 at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago.
Measure for Measure
April 26 – May 9
Robert Falls directs the Goodman Theatre's 2013 production of Shakespeare's dark comedy.
Toby Jones, Richard Armitage, Roger Allam, Aimee Lou Wood, and Rosalind Eleazar star in Conor McPherson's adaptation of the Chekhov play. Directed by Ian Rickson, the production was filmed at London's Harold Pinter Theatre in 2020.
Through May 16
Max von Essen stars in the Mint Theater Company production of Miles Malleson's play. Filmed Off-Broadway in 2017.
The Fatal Weakness
May 17 – June 27
The Mint Theater Company production of George Kelly's play about an incurable romantic who discovers, after 28 years of marriage, that her husband is a lying cheat. Filmed Off-Broadway in 2014.
Through May 30
WP Theater presents a theatrical concert film of The Kilbanes' musical about two sisters who travel across worlds and make devastating sacrifices in order to reunite, and the god who shapes and is shaped by that journey. Filmed in 2021 at the Bruns Amphitheatre in California.
A Picture of Autumn
Through June 13
The Mint Theater Company production of N.C. Hunter's play about a family living in disarray in their decaying ancestral home. Filmed Off-Broadway in 2013.
My Beautiful Launderette
Available until the Curve reopens
Hanif Kureishi's play based on his Oscar-nominated screenplay, featuring original music from Tennant/Lowe of the Pet Shops Boys. Omar Malik and Jonny Fines star in the production, filmed at Leicester's Curve theatre in 2019.
Until the Flood
Through Fall 2023
Dael Orlandersmith performs her play based on interviews she conducted with the residents of Ferguson, Missouri, in the months following the shooting of Michael Brown. Filmed Off-Broadway at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in 2018.