“The Shows Must Go On” on the YouTube platform offers a new Broadway show every Friday. The show is only available for 48 hours. So have your snacks ready! So far the offerings have included “Cats” and “Hairspray.”
Love Shakespeare? The Globe Theatre has been releasing a new show every two weeks. The current production is The Merry Wives of Windsor.
The Vienna State Opera has been streaming operas and ballets from its archive. The performances are available for 24 hours.
Like all other performing arts programs, American Ballet Theater is moving to a virtual season May 11-July 4. Daily programming include converatsions, ballet classes, concerts, artist profiles and spotlights, hair and makeup tutorials, and historical review.
And the esteemed Metropolitan Opera is offering a different encore presentation from its Live in HD series. Each performance begins at 7:30 and is available for 23 hours. At their homepage you can link to additional information about the operas.
The Folger Shakespeare Library is presenting its 2008 production of Macbeth on Facebook.
And Port Jefferson’s Theatre Three has original short plays on its YouTube channel.
Theaters may be dark but there is a way for us to enjoy cultural events.
-posted by Brenda, Reference Services