Get your theatre fix online with these shows and concerts which are streaming over the next week.
Ahead of live in person theatre returning later this month(!!!), here’s our selection of shows available to watch over the next seven days.
Here are our top picks…
I Could Use A Drink
stream.theatre - 7 May 2021 - 16 May 2021 - Get tickets
I Could Use A Drink is an eclectic mix of progressive contemporary Musical Theatre both poignant and hilarious written by Drew Gasparini and sung by the UK’s best and rising stars. Get tickets here.
Lewis, Grace & Friends online concert to support new musical Snowflake
steam.theatre - 4 May 2021 - 8 May 2021 - Get tickets
Lewis, Grace & Friends will star Lewis Cornay and Grace Mouat and help fund a workshop for Cornay's new musical Snowflake. Best friends Grace Mouat & Lewis Cornay will host an evening of musical fun and frivolity including an all star cast, an array of musical hits & Cornay’s writing, games & reliving Grace and Lewis’ hilarious childhood memories. The concert features guest performances from Molly Lynch, Danielle Fiamanya, Adam Bailey, Luke Fraser Yates, Robin Simoes Da Silva, Evie Rose Lane, Rob Madge, Lauren Byrne, Emma Lucia, Mari McGinlay, Annie Southall. Get tickets here.
A Killer Party
stream.theatre - 3 May 2021 - 30 May 2021 - Get tickets
A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical is a nine-part musical series with an all star cast. When Varthur McArthur, failed West End actor and current artistic director of Blackpool’s smallest regional theatre, calls a read-through for his latest murder mystery play, the cast of local actors arrive at the party with anything but theatre on their minds. But when Varthur ends up face down in his soup, it’s up to Traffic-Police-Officer turned-Detective Justine Case to piece together what happened. If only the ensemble of suspects would stop singing... Get tickets here.
Now Or Never
The Barn Theatre - 15 April 2021 - 9 May 2021 - Get tickets
Now Or Never is a new work by The Barn Theatre's associate artist Matthew Harvey which follows 7 people as they each take a defiant act of positivity in what could be their last week on Earth. The cast features Eloise Davies, Ahmed Hamad, Matthew Harvey, Irvine Iqbal, Lucy St Louis, Katie Shearman and Courtney Stapleton. Get tickets here.
Preludes In Concert
Southwark Playhouse - 7 May 2021 - 8 May 2021 - Get tickets
A new concert production of Dave Malloy's musical Preludes is to stream online from the Southwark Playhouse. Written and composed by Dave Malloy, Preludes is a musical fantasia set in the mind of Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff. The plot follows Rachmaninoff as he undertakes hypnotherapy sessions to help overcome depressive paranoia and anxiety. The cast will feature Rebecca Caine, Norton James, Georgia Louise, Tom Noyes, Keith Ramsay and Steven Serlin. Get tickets here.
I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical
King's Head Theatre - 22 April 2021 - 12 May 2021 - Get tickets
Following its sell-out 2019 Edinburgh Fringe run, I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical streams online with Charlotte O'Rourke, Charlotte Anne Steen, Luke Bayer and Lucas Rush. From voice-straining high notes to limb-spraining high kicks, via on-stage smooches and off-stage feuds, this laugh-out-loud caper takes in the journey from wide-eyed drama school graduate to difficult diva or past-it chorus member. With music and lyrics from iTunes comedy album chart-topper Alexander S. Bermange, get set for a thoroughly entertaining hour of awful auditions, debilitating dance routines and backstage backstabbing – as well as the magical moments that make it all worthwhile. Get tickets here.
Eurobeat – The Pride of Europe
stream.theatre - 30 April 2021 - 10 May 2021 - Get tickets
The world premiere of a new online version of the cult West End Musical Eurobeat – The Pride of Europe. The hilarious and irreverent homage to Europe’s most beloved song contest where you decide the winner! The show will be hosted by David O'Reilly's 'Orla Board' as Marlene Cabana the glamorous mistress of ceremonies, with a cast led by Joanne Clifton, Tia Kofi, Harriet Thorpe and Tom Read Wilson with West End and musical theatre stars Christine Allado, Matthew Croke, Scott Garnham, Aisha Jawando, Scott Paige, Claudia Kariuki, David Ribi, Sooz Kempner, Annell Odartey, George Olney, Alexzandra Sarimiento and Jaime Tait. Get tickets here.
stream.theatre - 7 May 2021 - 7 May 2021 - Get tickets
Paul Bradshaw and Naomi Miller's play The Barn will be live-streamed this May, starring Ben Turner and Evelyn Hoskins. The reading will be directed by Bradshaw Fiver, Two Cities - Criterion Theatre, produced by Tanya Truman with livestream production by theatrical.solutions Adam Lenson, Chris Czornyj. The Barn is a thriller set in Texas in 1983. We meet an isolated Joe, early 50s, as a storm threatens to damage his decrepit home. Joe warily welcomes Lucy, a stranded and nervous stranger in her early 30s. As the night unfolds and the storm rages, they take comfort in each other’s company until dark secrets from the past are revealed. Get tickets here.
Arena Theatre - 1 May 2021 - 5 May 2021 - Get tickets
Shining a light on sexism in the acting industry, Sexy Lamp was live streamed from Wolverhampton's Arena Theatre and is now available to watch on-demand until Wednesday, 5 May. The hilarious and heartfelt production from multi-award-winning writer and performer Katie Arnstein is a semi-autobiographical piece told with original songs. Get tickets here.
The Sorrows Of Satan
thesorrowsofsatan.com - 5 May 2021 - 9 May 2021 - Get tickets
Based on the 1985 novel by Marie Corelli, The Sorrows Of Satan musical has music by Luke Bateman with book and lyrics by Michael Conley and will be directed by Adam Lenson. Bateman and Conley will both appear in the cast together with Stefan Bednarczyk Side By Side By Sondheim and Merrily We Roll Along and Molly Lynch The Last Five Years and Wasted. Get tickets here.
The Theatre Channel - Episode 6
stream.theatre - 7 May 2021 - 14 May 2021 - Get tickets
The hit online musical series will return with a sixth episode featuring more theatrical legends and musical magic. The new episode, entitled Showstoppers, will kickstart proceedings with incredible performances from major West End talent including Danny Mac, Kerry Ellis Wicked, and Layton Williams. Get tickets here.