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 25 January 2021
THE COLOR PURPLE THE MUSICAL – CURVE LEICESTER
16 Feb – 7 March 2021
Following the success of its recent five-star production of Sunset Boulevard – at Home, Curve has announced plans to also stream The Color Purple online between Tue 16 Feb and Sun 7 Mar, in association with Birmingham Hippodrome.
Whilst the planned run of live performances is now sadly cancelled due to the uncertainty around national restrictions, Curve will safely bring together the 2019 award-winning company to stream the production for audiences to watch online. The Color Purple – at Home will be a fully reimagined concert version of the 2019 production, co-produced by Curve and Birmingham Hippodrome.
The Color Purple – at Home will be led by T’Shan Williams as Celie, with Danielle Fiamanya as Nettie, Karen Mavundukure as Sofia, Ako Mitchell as Mister and Simon Anthony Rhoden as Harpo. Also returning to Curve is Carly Mercedes Dyer, who played Anita in the acclaimed Made at Curve production of West Side Story. Carly will join the cast as Shug Avery.
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.