What’s on April 2: Jeremy Jordan and Kara Lindsay, Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish Reunion, More

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Check out who’s hopping online to hang out with fans, teach classes, and perform virtually.
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Jeremy Jordan and Kara Lindsay Joseph Marzullo/WENN

With the shutdown of Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regional theatres due to the COVID-19 outbreak, celebrities and theatre companies have answered the call for content online.

Among the highlights today are Newsies' Jeremy Jordan and Kara Lindsay dropping by Broadway Dreams; the cast of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish reunites; National Theatre kicks off its At Home series with a rebroadcast of James Corden in One Man, Two Guvnors; the Broadway Green Alliance teaches a workshop on zero-waste living; and Disney on Broadway stars Michael James Scott and Bradley Gibson hang out on Instagram.

Check out our list of live streams, premieres, classes, and more below.

Thursday, April 2
10 AM: Ashley Renee Watkins teaches a Songwriting Workshop as Lincoln Center at Home continues its Pop Up Classroom series on Facebook Live.

10 AM: Start the day off right with a Stretch class led by Bethany Tesarck (Diana). Check out more details on Facebook and join the class on Zoom.

1 PM: Broadway Green Alliance continues its #GreenQuarantine series with Somewhere That’s Green: Zero-Waste in the Time of Social-Distancing. Register for the free event, hosted on Zoom, here.

2 PM: National Theatre At Home kicks off with a rebroadcast of Tony winner James Corden in One Man, Two Guvnors. Watch on YouTube.

2 PM: Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley continue their Stars in the House series with Variety Thursday!, starring Harrison Greenbaum (The Illusionists), Caroline Rhea (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch), and singer France Joli. Watch it live on Playbill.

2 PM: Diana production stage manager Martha Donaldson teaches a Stage Management class with Broadway Weekends at Home. Check out more details on Facebook and join the class on Zoom.

2 PM: Broadway Dreams continues its #DreamingTogether online classes. On the slate for today is director Leigh Silverman (Grand Horizons) leading a Play Analysis workshop, Newsies stars Jeremy Jordan and Kara Lindsay dropping by Quarantine Corner, and more. Watch it with Zoom on Facebook.

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3 PM: Noah Galvin (Dear Evan Hansen, Waitress) leads snack and chat time for teens and college kids on Broadway Babysitters.

3 PM: On Book: The Old Globe’s Shakespeare Reading Group begins with The Taming of the Shrew and Henry V. The group will offer an online space to read and discuss Shakespeare’s work with directors, actors, and other artists who have tackled these great masterworks for the Globe’s stages. Join in the discussion on The Old Globe’s On Book Facebook group page.

3 PM: Rob Miles' The Show Must Go On continues with Henry VI, Part 1 (1591–1592). Watch it on YouTube.

4 PM: Curtain Up!, a show dedicated to seniors at assisted living and nursing homes, continues with Broadway alum Jacob Keith Watson (Carousel, Hello, Dolly!) and more on YouTube.

5 PM: Joel Grey, Steven Skybell, and the cast of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish sit down with Zalmen Mlotek as National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene continues its live series. Watch on the organization’s Facebook page.

5 PM: Learn how to pave your way to success in the theatre industry with a Getting to Broadway class, led by Hannah Shankman (Wicked). Check out more details on Broadway Weekends at Home's Facebook and join the class on Zoom.

5 PM: Suzan-Lori Parks Suzan-Lori Parks continues her Watch Me Work series. During the first 20 minutes, Park and students will work on their own writing. During the final 40 minutes of class, the playwright will answer questions from students about being a writer and the writing process. Sign up by 3 PM.

6:30 PM: Feinstein's/54 Below continues its #54BelowAtHome series with a Facebook Live event, featuring Nicole Henry previewing her upcoming concert at the storied venue: I Wanna Dance with Somebody: The Music of Whitney Houston.

7 PM: Ailey All Access continues with Yannick Lebrun’s Saa Magni and Bradley Shelver’s Where There Are Tongues.

7 PM: Aladdin star Michael James Scott returns with MJS LIVE! on Instagram (@DisneyonBroadway). In episode 2, Scott welcomes Broadway star Bradley Gibson from Disney’s The Lion King.

7:30 PM: The Met continues its nightly broadcast of productions. Tonight, it's Verdi's Don Carlo, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The opera stars Marina Poplavskaya, Roberto Alagna, Simon Keenlyside, and Ferruccio Furlanetto.

8 PM: Katsura Sunshine presents a live Rakugo talk show on the performer’s YouTube and Facebook pages.

8 PM: Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley go live with their nightly installment of Stars in the House. Will Chase (Kiss Me, Kate) and composer Ingrid Michaelson joins the evening's festivities. Watch it live on Playbill.

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8 PM: The Producer's Perspective goes live on Facebook with Grand Horizons and Violet director Leigh Silverman.

10:30 PM: Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra presents LACO At Home with In Focus. The performance features music by Mozart, Bach, and composer-performer Sarah Gibson, followed by a real-time Q and A led by concertmaster Margaret Batjer. Watch on LACO.org.

Anytime: Continue New Victory Arts Break’s Puppetry Week with its Shadow Puppetry class, geared for ages 4–11. Set aside 20–25 minutes to complete the self-guided lesson.

Want to plan ahead? Check out what's happening tomorrow. Keep checking back for updates!

Friday, April 3

6 AM: Birmingham Royal Ballet's Home From Home series will open with Ballet Class Live, an exclusive live-streamed class led by Ballet Master Dominic Antonucci. Watch on BBC.co.uk.

10 AM: Taryn Matusik teaches a Flipbook-Making Workshop as Lincoln Center at Home continues its Pop Up Classroom series on Facebook Live.

11 AM: Tony nominee Ethan Slater (Spongebob Squarepants) leads song and story time (recommended ages 2–6) on Broadway Babysitters.

11 AM: Get into the weekend spirit with a Disney Sing-A-Long class with Broadway Weekends at Home, led by Michah Young. Check out more details on Facebook and join the class on Zoom.

12 PM: Angel Blue is broadcasting from her home on Facebook Live and Instagram every Friday her new series, Faithful Friday with Angel Blue.

1 PM: Scotland, PA composer-lyricist Adam Gwon drops by Primary Stages as it continues its Lunch and Learn Playwrighting Prompts series. The event will be hosted on Zoom, with additional information found here.

2 PM: Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley continue their Stars in the House series with Santino and Jessica Fontana. Watch it live on Playbill.

4 PM: National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene continues its live series with An Afternoon Salon with Joe Mace: A Collection of Songs in Yiddish, English and a Few Languages in Between, with Daniel Rigamer and Zalmen Mlotek. Watch on the organization’s Facebook page.

5 PM: Suzan-Lori Parks Suzan-Lori Parks continues her Watch Me Work series. During the first 20 minutes, Park and students will work on their own writing. During the final 40 minutes of class, the playwright will answer questions from students about being a writer and the writing process. Sign up by 3 PM.

6 PM: Anastasia star Christy Altomare offers a Chill Time Concert with Broadway Weekends at Home. Check out more details on Facebook and join the class on Zoom.

6 PM: Andrew Barth Feldman and Alex Boniello's Broadway Jackbox returns. Watch it on Twitch.

6:30 PM: Feinstein's/54 Below continues its #54BelowAtHome series with a rebroadcast of Bright Lights, Big City 20th Anniversary Concert. Watch it live on YouTube.

7 PM: Cruise over to La Jolla Playhouse's Instagram (@LaJollaPlayhouse) for a live, TGIF-fueled happy hour when Playhouse Associate Technical Director Jonathan Gilmer chats with Escape to Margaritaville's scenic designer Walt Spangler.

7:30 PM: The Met continues its nightly broadcast of productions. Tonight, it’s Bizet's Les Pêcheurs de Perles, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. The opera stars Diana Damrau, Matthew Polenzani, and Mariusz Kwiecien.

8 PM: PlayPer-View continues with Family Friday: Live from Putnam County. The live event will feature Tony Award winner Celia Keenan-Bolger (To Kill a Mockingbird) and her husband Tony nominee John Ellison Conlee (The Full Monty), Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin), Tony nominee Derrick Baskin (Ain’t Too Proud), Adrienne Campbell-Holt (artistic director of Colt Coeur), and Tony nominee Hunter Bell ([title of show]). Get tickets here.

8 PM: Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley go live with their nightly installment of Stars in the House. Randy Rainbow joins the evening's festivities. Watch it live on Playbill.

8 PM: The Producer's Perspective goes live on Facebook with Tony-winning choreographer Sergio Trujillo (Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations).

Anytime: Continue New Victory Arts Break’s Puppetry Week with its Puppets in the Wild class, geared for ages 4–12. Set aside 25–30 minutes to complete the self-guided lesson.

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