Stage Shows To Watch At Home – With the explosion of stage shows being streamed online by theatres we have compiled a rolling calendar to allow you to keep track of what on and when.
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Last updated 1 March 2021
SUNSET BOULEVARD RETURNS
10-15 May 2021
The critically acclaimed Made at Curve streamed production of Sunset Boulevard – at Home will once again be available to view online from Mon 10 to Sat 15 May, and all money raised will benefit The Andy Nairn Bursaries in Technical Theatre.
Hailed as a ‘game changer’ by The Telegraph, Curve’s streamed production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical reunited company members from the award-winning 2017 Made at Curve touring production. The show ran 22 December 2020 to 17 January 2021 and was seen by almost 15,000 people across 45 countries.
Sunset Boulevard – at Home was the last show Curve’s Head of Production Andy Nairn worked on before he sadly passed away on 26 November 2020. All money raised from ticket sales and donations for the upcoming week-long run of the musical will go towards The Andy Nairn Bursaries in Technical Theatre, which was set-up by Curve, Derby Theatre and Nottingham Playhouse in honour of Andy’s contribution to theatre in the region. The scheme will provide accessible training opportunities for aspiring theatre technicians from challenging socio-economic and diverse backgrounds.
Sunset Boulevard – at Home includes a host of original company members from Curve’s award-winning 2017 international touring production, including Ria Jones as Norma Desmond, Danny Mac as Joe Gillis, Molly Lynch as Betty Schaefer, Adam Pearce as Max Von Mayerling, Dougie Carter as Artie Green and Carl Sanderson as Cecil B DeMille.
The company is completed by Benjamin Chambers, Owen Chaponda, Joanna Goodwin, Kristoffer Hellström, James Meunier, Gemma Naylor, Joanna O’Hare, Jessica Paul, Sam Peggs and Barney Wilkinson.
Tickets for Sunset Boulevard – at Home are available to purchase online from today (Tue 13 April) at 10am. Tickets will cost just £20 per household, with all money raised going towards the Andy Nairn Bursaries in Technical Theatre.
LEAVE A LIGHT ON
Too many names to mention performing a huge number of solo concerts. Fans of musical theatre performers prepare to gorge yourself on this amazing pool of exceptional talent.
TREASON IN CONCERT
Treason The Musical will be filmed live at the Cadogan Hall, and will be streaming from Friday 12 – Sunday 14 March 2021. The world premiere of this exclusive musical concert will be performed by some of the West End’s most gifted actors including Lucie Jones (Legally Blonde, Waitress), Oliver Tompsett (& Juliet, Kinky Boots), Daniel Boys (Falsettos, Nativity Rocks!), Waylon Jacobs (Hamilton, Memphis), Bradley Jaden (Les Misérables, Wicked), Emmanuel Kojo (Oklahoma!, Show Boat), Rebecca LaChance (School of Rock, Beautiful), Cedric Neal (Chess, Memphis), Sharon Rose (Hamilton, Caroline Or Change), and alongside the multi-talented poet, writer and performer, Debris Stevenson (1st Luv, Poet in da Corner), as the show’s narrator.* To find out more information about this highly anticipated concert and to buy tickets, click here
UNCLE VANYA – BBC iPLAYER
Sonya and her Uncle Vanya throw their lives into maintaining the crumbling family estate, only visited occasionally by the radical and inspiring local doctor Astrov. However, when Sonya’s father, Professor Serebryakov, suddenly returns with his restless, alluring, new wife Yelena, long-hidden truths start to emerge.
As the fractured family are forced to confront their longing, loneliness and each other, can the beauty of life help them find new hope? Following its critically acclaimed opening in London in early 2020, Sonia Friedman Productions’ stunning, five-star Uncle Vanya, Anton Chekhov’s masterpiece, was abruptly halted as the world went into lockdown.
Now, as the majority of theatres across the world remain in darkness, Uncle Vanya’s ensemble cast overcome the considerable challenges of working in a global pandemic, returning to the Harold Pinter Theatre to film an exciting new hybrid of film and theatre – far more than simply a capture of the play.
Full of tumultuous frustration and hidden passions, but brimming with hope and optimism for the future, Uncle Vanya is a must-see event for our times.
PIPPIN THE MUSICAL
The original 1980 Broadway production of the Stephen Schwartz musical, directed and choreographed by the one and only Bob Fosse is available to stream on Amazon Prime. Stars Ben Vereen and William Katt.
NATIONAL THEATRE AT HOME
The National Theatre has launched a catalogue of its past productions online for viewing at home. Titles include Phèdre with Helen Mirren, Amadeus with Lucian Msamati and the Donmar’s Coriolanus with Tom Hiddleston as well as new writing including Lucy Kirkwood’s Mosquitoes and Shahid Hadeem’s Dara. New plays are added to the collection each month.
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TAKE ME TO THE WORLD
One of the events that defined streaming theatre under lockdown. On Sunday 26 April 2020, the channel hosted a celebration of the work of Stephen Sondheim, including appearances by Meryl Streep, Bernadette Peters, Patti LuPone, Mandy Patinkin, Audra McDonald, Christine Baranski, Donna Murphy, Kristin Chenoweth, Sutton Foster, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kelli O’Hara, Aaron Tveit, Maria Friedman, Katrina Lenk, Michael Cerveris, Brandon Uranowitz, Elizabeth Stanley, Chip Zien, Alexander Gemignani, Iain Armitage, Stephen Schwartz and, from the cast of Pacific Overtures at Classic Stage Company, Ann Harada, Austin Ku, Kelvin Moon Loh and Thom Sesma.
Everybody’s favourite theatrical circus troupe are releasing 1-hour specials through the lockdown period. These are amazing inside views into the magical world of Cirque du Soleil and well worth a look.