Here’s our latest selection of stagey shows and concerts which are streaming over the next week.
Ahead of live in person theatre resuming next week, here’s our selection of plays, musicals and other fabulous shows available to watch online over the next seven days.
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.
Sunset Boulevard Concert
Curve Leicester - 10 May 2021 - 15 May 2021 - Get tickets
Curve Leicester has announced an encore online stream of its Sunset Boulevard concert production. First streaming in 2020, the concert performances are directed by Nikolai Foster, with Ria Jones, Danny Mac, Molly Lynch, Adam Pearce, Dougie Carter and Carl Sanderson on the cast. Get tickets here.
stream.theatre - 14 May 2021 - 28 May 2021 - Get tickets
Song cycle In Pieces threads Joey Contreras’ musical theatre and pop catalogue into a theatrical setting, exploring the universal search for clarity and empowerment through different kinds of relationships. Streaming on demand in May, this filmed production features Kyle Birch, Amy Di Bartolomeo, Hiba Elchikhe, Jordan Luke Gage, Ross Harmon, Beccy Lane, Danielle Steers and Luke Street. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
stream.theatre - 11 May 2021 - 30 May 2021 - Get tickets
Tyger Drew-Honey and Kirsten Foster star in Rocky Road, a new thriller by playwright Shaun McKenna. Filmed at Jermyn Street Theatre, the play is described as a “gripping exploration of grief, obsession and revenge.” Get tickets here.