Theatre-Lover’s Guide to What’s Streaming in October

Special Features   Theatre-Lover’s Guide to What’s Streaming in October Find out what theatrical offerings are newly on tap from Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and BroadwayHD for the month of October.
Theatre-related Streaming This Month
Theatre-related Streaming This Month

This month, your favorite streaming platforms have added even more theatre-related movies coming to subscribers’ smallest screens. Here are the titles you need to look out for:

BROADWAYHD
Since September 1, BroadwayHD has added three titles. The Off-Broadway hit, The Woodsman, aired on PBS this fall. If you missed the broadcast, BroadwayHD hosts the taping of this breathtaking performance of the Tin Man’s origin story. Buried Child played The New Group earlier this year. The production, directed by Scott Elliott and starring Taissa Farmiga, Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, Larry Pine, Rich Sommer, Paul Sparks and Nat Wolff, is now online. Finally, the acclaimed Old Hats, featuring Bill Irwin and David Shiner.

NETFLIX
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
The movie, starring Audrey Hepburn, inspired multiple stage iterations. David Merrick produced a musical version starring Mary Tyler Moore in 1966. Most recently, a new stage adaptation (a straight play) played Broadway’s Cort Theatre in 2013.

AMAZON
Misery
The movie that inspired last year’s play by the same name comes to Amazon Prime this month. Laurie Metcalf and Bruce Willis took on the roles made famous in the film by Kathy Bates and James Caan.

HULU
Groundhog Day
The original 1993 film is now a hit in London’s West End and is streaming on Hulu. Starring Andy Karl, the show is set to come to Broadway in 2017.

Venus in Fur
The 2013 French film, streaming on Hulu, is Roman Polanski’s take on the play of the same name by David Ives. Nina Arianda won her Tony for her performance in Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway transfer of Venus in Fur opposite Hugh Dancy.

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