Schedule of Upcoming and Current Free Live Stream Broadcasts

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Your guide to where and when to watch captures of live plays and musicals, from the National Theatre and more!

The following is a list of current and upcoming free live streams of stage productions.

From June 5
Lincoln Center at Home
Kelli O’Hara and Nathan Gunn star in the New York Philharmonic’s 2013 production of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. The cast also includes Stephanie Blythe, Shuler Hensley, Jason Danieley, Jessie Mueller, Kate Burton, John Cullum, Robert Fairchild, and Tiler Peck.

A Monster Calls
June 5–11
The Old Vic's YouTube Channel
Director Sally Cookson adapted Patrick Ness’ novel for this 2018 staging at the Old Vic in London. Matthew Tennyson stars as Conor, a 13-year-old boy who meets a monster that helps him face his deepest fears.

Through June 11
National Theatre's YouTube Channel
Tom Hiddleston plays the title role in Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge. The 2014 Donmar Warehouse production directed by Josie Rourke also features Mark Gatiss, Hadley Fraser, Alfred Enoch, and Deborah Findlay.

The Madness of George III
June 11–18
National Theatre's YouTube Channel
Mark Gatiss plays the title role in Alan Bennett's play about King George III. Filmed in 2018 at the Nottingham Playhouse, the cast also includes Adrian Scarborough and Debra Gillett.

Leonard Bernstein Mass
Through June 12
Featuring 200 artists, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Ravinia Festival’s 2019 production of Leonard Bernstein’s Mass embraces elements of musical theater, folk, and rock music with Latin text from the liturgy, as well as music and lyrics by Bernstein and additional text by Wicked composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz. Tony Award winner Paulo Szot stars as the Celebrant, and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra music director and Bernstein protégé Marin Alsop conducts.

The Nance
From June 12
Lincoln Center at Home
Nathan Lane stars in Douglas Carter Beane’s 2013 dark comedy. The play paints the portrait of a homosexual man, living and working in the secretive and dangerous gay world of 1930s New York, whose outrageous antics on the burlesque stage stand in marked contrast to his offstage life. The Lincoln Center Theater production also features Cady Huffman, Lewis J. Stadlen, Jenni Barber, Andrea Burns, and Jonny Orsini.

The Merry Wives of Windsor
Through June 14
Shakespeare's Globe's YouTube Channel
Elle White directs this 2019 production of William Shakespeare's comedy, filmed at the Globe Theatre in London. It stars Bryony Hannah as Mistress Ford, Sarah Finigan as Mistress Page, and Pearce Quigley as Falstaff.

Act One
From June 19
Lincoln Center at Home
Writer and director James Lapine adapts Moss Hart’s memoir for the stage in this 2014 Lincoln Center Theater production. The cast includes Tony Shalhoub, Santino Fontana, and Andrea Martin.

June 19 – July 17
A Great Performances broadcast of Holland Taylor's play about Texas governor Ann Richards.

Gloria: A Life
June 26 – July 24
A Great Performances broadcast of Emily Mann's play about writer, organizer, and activist Gloria Steinem. Christine Lahti stars in the title role.

Available until UK schools reopen
Shakespeare's Globe's YouTube Channel
Ekow Quartey plays the title role in this 90-minute staging of the Shakespeare drama, created especially for school audiences. Cressida Brown staged this 2020 production at the Globe Theatre in London.

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