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What happens when the edgy Ice Factory festival goes online? A sense of discovery tempered by frustrating technological glitches.
A roundup of streaming theater: almost naked, kind of sacred, sort of mysterious and more.
This staging by the National Theater of Greece was broadcast live on Saturday from the amphitheater of Epidaurus.
Most of them are available on short notice, after all. Live readings with some of the New Group’s original casts and an Ian Dury jukebox musical are among this week’s highlights.
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s streaming series begins with a “historical fable” about Catholic orphans and their new families in 1904 Arizona.
Even in lockdown, it’s still hard to cut a streaming deal for a professional show. Here’s what viewers can expect, for now.
“She Kills Monsters” is hugely popular in high schools and colleges. Even in lockdown, performers have found novel ways to make the battles come alive.
The online bounty also includes a rare Lorraine Hansberry play, two Lincoln Center stagings and black British responses to the killing of George Floyd.
His new memoir “Lot Six” traces the Syrian-Jewish enclave that spawned him, the instructor who unnerved him, and the biting comedy that made his name.
Miranda’s rap. Rylance’s poems. Jackman’s pelvis. And a brassy reunion for Bea Arthur and Angela Lansbury. Now set your clock for “Turkey Lurkey Time.”
If BAM is your jam (or places like it), here are digital offerings that offer weird Americana and bold visions from Europe. Plus: a 24-hour variety show.
With actors on payroll, Seacoast Rep has removed seats, added tech equipment and is selling tickets for a musical livestreamed every weekend.
Versions of the “Carousel” song by Aretha Franklin, Gerry and the Pacemakers and Liverpool F.C. fans have turned it into something universal.
Dolly Parton, Meryl Streep and Jon Bon Jovi in a star-studded benefit concert; a play written specially for Zoom; Shakespeare on YouTube; and more.
Watch as the virtual curtains rise, from “Acquanetta” to the Wooster Group, with stops at Shakespeare and “Fun Home.”
Remote learning may not be ideal, but Zoom encourages acting students to be more nuanced, more private and more intimate.
We continue our cast album series with more recommendations for wonderful musicals to listen to at home.
A roundup of streaming theater that covers classics and new shows, endearingly D.I.Y. webcasts and slick Broadway extravaganzas.
Audra McDonald, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Joe Mantello on a versatile collaborator who came to know “he didn’t have to repeat himself.’
For over three hours online Sunday night, Rosie O’Donnell praised, kibitzed and made room for Broadway stars to check in with their fans and share music.
As bans on public gatherings have proliferated nationwide in response to coronavirus, shows and special programs are announcing streaming plans daily.
Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen’s show at the Public Theater, with live music by Steve Earle, is based on a real-life West Virginia mining tragedy.
Ethan Lipton’s delirious Western comedy features a pigtailed gunslinger, a soul-sucking demon and singing puppet cactuses, among other inspired flights of fancy.
A “revisal” of a Meredith Willson musical has a strong female lead who doesn’t quit, and her unrelenting energy makes for a static production.
“Girl From the North Country” cast members talk about the first time they heard Dylan’s music.
Cary Gitter’s throwback romantic comedy, about an Orthodox Jew and his Italian-American neighbor, is kind of sweet and kind of clunky.
Drew Droege’s solo show is a laugh-out-loud funny social sendup, but it doesn’t add up to more than a series of vignettes.
Hollywood has long cast her as a bombshell (“Sin City,” “Karen Sisco”), but the actress has found an entirely different track onstage. Next up: “Anatomy of a Suicide.”
In Zora Howard’s new drama, the kitchen is where the characters reveal their bickering-but-loving true selves.
A tale about the 18th-century African-American mathematician includes actors, a vibrant marching band and wackadoo puppetry.
In a Spanish-language stage adaptation of the Junot Díaz novel, the friendship between two Dominican men is a testing ground for competing visions of masculinity.