Get your theatre fix online with these shows and concerts which are streaming over the next week.
With theatres remaining closed, here’s our selection of shows available to watch over the next seven days.
Here are our top picks…
The Color Purple
Curve Leicester - 16 February 2021 - 7 March 2021 - Get tickets
A special concert version of Curve and Birmingham Hippodrome’s original co-production of The Color Purple is to stream online. The cast will be led by T’Shan Williams as Celie, with Danielle Fiamanya as Nettie, Karen Mavundukure as Sofia, Ako Mitchell as Mister and Simon Anthony Rhoden as Harpo. Also returning to Curve is Carly Mercedes Dyer, who played Anita in the acclaimed Made at Curve production of West Side Story. Carly will join the cast as Shug Avery. Get tickets here.
West End Musical Drive In concerts
stream.theatre - 19 February 2021 - 21 March 2021 - Get tickets
The West End Musical Drive In is going digital with a series of online musical concerts. The first of its kind in the UK, West End Musical Drive In is a much-loved and unique series of immersive concerts, which last year provided many performers with their first live opportunity to perform during the pandemic. Now you have the chance to relive all the performances with five special concerts. A different concert will be available to stream each week from Friday, 19 February to Sunday, 21 March. Get tickets here.
Break Free Concert
Thespie - Get tickets
Break Free is an empowering musical celebration with LGBT+ theatre artists, sharing their personal journeys and performances of musical theatre and pop songs that have inspired them. 14 stage stars will feature in the filmed concert of pop and musical theatre songs, with proceeds going to LGBT+ charity Stonewall UK. The cast includes Natasha Agnew, Paul Baker, Allie Daniel, Eloise Davis, Andrew Derbyshire, Nick Hayes, Mark Inscoe, Eleanor Kane, Millie O’Connell, Andrew Patrick-Walker, Alex Thomas Smith, Courtney Stapleton, La Voix, Shona White, Layton Williams and Charlotte Yorke. Get tickets here.
Nicole Raquel Dennis & Sam Tutty in Concert
stream.theatre - 19 February 2021 - 21 February 2021 - Get tickets
On and off stage friends, Nicole Raquel Dennis and Sam Tutty reunite at The Phoenix Arts Club for a one night only concert, originally filmed in 2020. Nicole Raquel Dennis and Sam Tutty first met at the airport on their way to New York for their final audition of 'Dear Evan Hansen'. During the show, they became great mates and are reuniting for this special concert at The Phoenix Arts Club. Expect songs from the show, as well as many of their favourite tunes, all beautifully streamed in the comfort of your own home. Get tickets here.
Southwark Playhouse - Get tickets
Originally filmed in November 2020, a concert version of the hit musical is currently streaming. The cast features Luke Bayer (Jamie New in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie), Aoife Clesham (Peter Pan international tour), Alex James Ellison (The Secret Garden), Dan Buckley (Ferris, Eugenius!) and Hiba Elchikhe (Princess Jasmine, Disney’s Aladdin) Fiver features a book, music and lyrics by Alex James Ellison and Tom Lees who also direct the concert with Lees the show’s musical director. Set design comes from Justin Williams, stage management by Jack Evans and live stream operation by Bartek Podkowa. Get tickets here.
Mischief Movie Night In
Mischief Theatre - 23 January 2021 - 21 February 2021 - Get tickets
With the latest round of Government restrictions closing theatres in London, the original Mischief team will not be deterred and are STILL taking to the stage to bring you their improvised movie, now streaming a new movie every night, live into your home! Get tickets here.
BroadywayHD - Watch online (Subscription required)
The virtual production of musical First Date starring Samantha Barks and Simon Lipkin is now streaming on BroadwayHD. The piece was filmed at Crazy Coqs at the Brasserie Zédel and originally streamed online for a limited time in October 2020. Samantha Barks and Simon Lipkin lead the cast as Casey and Aaron, joined by Oscar Conlon-Morrey, Nicholas McLean, Danielle Steers and Rufus Kampa. Watch online (Subscription required) here.
The Theatre Channel
The Theatre Cafe - Get tickets
This online musical web series currently has five episodes available to stream. Each 30 minute show features fabulous performances from stars of the West End including Tarinn Callender, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Oliver Ormson, Matt Henry MBE, Lucie Jones, Jenna Russell, Linzi Hateley, Bradley Jaden, Ria Jones, Trevor Dion Nicholas, Cassidy Janson, Rachel John and Zizi Strallen Get tickets here.
Southwark Playhouse - Get tickets
Before After is a rehearsed reading of a brand new musical love story by Stuart Matthew Price and Timothy Knapman, starring real-life husband and wife duo Rosalie Craig (Company, London Road, wonder.land) and Hadley Fraser (City of Angels, The Vote, Young Frankenstein, The Antipodes). Ami (Rosalie Craig) meets Ben (Hadley Fraser) by a tree on a beautiful hillside. She recognises him instantly: they were once very much in love. But Ben doesn’t remember her at all. What went so terribly wrong in the past, and is there a chance that, in the present, these two lovers might just find their happy ever after, after all? Get tickets here.