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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


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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