A host of Broadway celebrities and stage performers are taking to social media to spread joy when attending the theatre is not an option. The videos began appearing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which is forcing those around the world to self-quarantine.
Check them out below, and keep coming back for more videos!
Andrew Lloyd Webber led a rousing rendition "Hosanna" from Jesus Christ Superstar. Look for cameos by John Legend and Brandon Victor Dixon, who can be seen in a re-broadcast of NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live! on April 12 at 7 PM ET.
Hosanna is meant to be sung by the crowd, so thank you, everyone, for making Hosanna so joyous. Can you spot any familiar faces?! - ALW @MelanieCmusic @johnlegend @BrandonVDixon @thebenforster #HomeIsWhereTheMusicIs #HomeHappy pic.twitter.com/HyknaGMq3m— Andrew Lloyd Webber (@OfficialALW) April 10, 2020
Tony winner Stephanie J. Block decided to get back into bed fully dressed for a quick snooze and lost all track of time, blaming "Quarantine Standard Time."
More than 30 Heartbeat Opera alumni—singers, dancers, instrumentalists, and a gardener—participated in a virtual performance of "Make Our Garden Grow" from Candide.
Sara Bareilles joined in the millions of New Yorkers cheering and clapping everyone on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Each night at 7 PM, NYC residents have been leaning out their windows in a show of support to medical professionals and all other essential workers.
Rock of Ages' Matt Ban continued his cooking series with a Southern fried chicken. The theatre alum got some assistance from stage performer (and wife) Erin Rubico, who made scallion cheddar biscuits.
Center Theatre Group's continued its Art Goes On series with scenes from its production of Lackawana Blues.
Looking for more videos? Check out Playbill's Daily Distraction series here.