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Missing live theater? Watch it at home



 

Local theaters, from Shea’s to small community venues, are dark this month, due to COVID-19 precautions, but if you need a theater fix, there is plenty to be found from the comfort of your home. Podcasts and streaming opportunities are abundant and many are free. Here are some to explore:

 

Amy’s Horse: Ten-minute plays with interviews with playwrights; amyshorse.com

 

Ashland Play4Keeps: Professionally produced podcasts of full-length plays; play4keeps.org

 

At the Table: Casual reads of new full-length plays; chargingmoosemedia.com/atthetablepodcast.html

 

 

Broadway HD: Exactly what it sounds like. Seven-day free trial available. broadwayhd.com

 

Marquee TV: Theater, opera, ballet streaming. Thirty-day free trial available. marquee.tv

 

Metroplitan Opera: Offering free nightly HD streams from its catalog; metopera.org

 

The Social Distancing Festival: Streaming (some live!) of opera and theater: https://www.socialdistancingfestival.com/?fbclid=IwAR2L6hhO1n8QOPmBwXMzINeag-E22bwgpOjRmTghEdgqq-v2qT_hckWP_zk

 

Stars in the House: Broadway stars and more perform daily to raise money for actorsfund.org

https://actorsfund.org/about-us/news/stars-house?fbclid=IwAR1dLQYo_48ip3oL9_AZJh-o0xn-1x6wDyUVkd7HDBMyBfUXgqR_Y866Toc


Theater Wit: The theater will present remote viewing of the amazing off-Broadway play, Teenage Dick. Buy tickets at theaterwit.org.

 

Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company Archive: Full stream of We’re Gonna Die. https://youngjeanlee.org/work/were-gonna-die/

    

 

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