The Broadway bullet train that is the 2017 spring season has pulled out of the station, and things are speeding up for theatre stars on screen this month, as well. Here are the movies, television series, and specials streaming on Netflix, Hulu, and Sundance, plus what to look out for on the major networks beginning March 1.
Los Angeles’ Geffen Playhouse will livestream their production of Long Days Journey Into Night starring Jane Kaczmarek and three-time Tony nominee Alfred Molina. The broadcast marks the subscription service’s first livestream outside New York City. Subscribe and tune in at 10 PM ET to watch live, or stream the production through its ten-day on-demand encore.
The Broadway on-demand service has also added stage productions of: The Prince of Homburg starring Tony winner Frank Langella; Zalmen Or the Madness of God, starring Dianne Wiest; Ceremony of Innocence; and Journey of the Fifth Horse, starring Dustin Hoffman.
The acclaimed documentary Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened, which chronicles the creation and failing of Broadway’s Merrily We Roll Along is now available for purchase and download exclusively via iTunes. Director Lonny Price, currently represented on Broadway by the recent revival of Sunset Boulevard, captures the drama with appearances by Stephen Sondheim, Hal Prince, Jason Alexander, Mandy Patinkin, Frank Rich, Adam Guettel, and more.
It all began on Belmont Avenue in the Bronx for writer/creator Chazz Palminteri. The movie that brought his one-man play to the screen, A Bronx Tale, and inspired this season’s new musical will be available on Hulu.
Written and directed by James Lapine, Custody stars Oscar and Tony winner Viola Davis Hayden Panettiere, Oscar nominee Catalina Sandino Moreno, Tony winner Ellen Burstyn and three-time Tony nominee Tony Shalhoub. The story follows three women brought together when a mother (Moreno) faces losing her two children. Davis plays the judge presiding over the case.
From award-winning creator and executive producer Ryan Murphy comes FEUD: Bette and Joan. Starring Susan Sarandon as Bette Davis and Tony winner Jessica Lange as Joan Crawford, the newest anthology series follows two actors who infamously tortured each other.
Whether you tune in to Supergirl regularly or not, the musical crossover episode with The Flash airs Martch 21. Series regular Jeremy Jordan will sing in the episode along with theatre notables like Victor Garber, Jesse L. Martin, and guest star Darren Criss.