The present disaster has had a devastating impact on the performing arts. Broadway has shut down for a minimum of the remainder of 2020, and the ban on gatherings in New York extends to all different giant efficiency areas as nicely. So the present should go browsing—and streaming video makes that potential. Listed here are a number of the finest theater, opera, dance and cabaret occasions you’ll be able to watch at this time with out leaving dwelling, lots of which is able to provide help to help artists and charities. Performances that go stay at this time are on the high of the record; scroll down previous the every day listings to search out occasions you’ll be able to nonetheless look ahead to a restricted time and, under that, a bonus part of movies that don’t have any expiration. We replace this web page every day, so bookmark it for the most recent data. 

Covid Zero: #WeAreDyingHere
Now (obtainable by way of July 13 at 6pm EDT / 11pm BST)
South African poet, author and director Siphokazi Jonas takes a tough have a look at gender-based violence in her native nation in a chunk that she performs alongside its co-writers: spoken-word artist Hope Netshivhambe and singer Babalwa Makwetu. The present was recorded in February on the Joburg Theatre in Johannesburg. Tickets start at 50 rands (or about $3), however for barely extra you’ll be able to assist present blankets for homeless girls or masks, sanitizers and meals for native college students.  

#WeAreDyingHere | {Photograph}: Courtesy of the artist

Mint Theater Firm: Summer season Inventory Streaming Competition
Begins Monday (by way of July 19)
Jonathan Financial institution’s Mint Theater Firm, an Off Broadway troupe with a yen for missed reveals of yesteryear, provides a contact of freshness to the summer season season with archival recordings of three of its previous productions: George Kelly’s 1946 drama The Deadly Weak spot, in regards to the vestigial romanticism of a long-married lady; The New Morality, a satirical comedy of manners by Harold Chapin, a promising author who died preventing for England in World Battle I; and Hazel Ellis’s 1936 drama Girls With out Males, a narrative of internecine warfare amongst lecturers at an Irish boarding faculty. The reveals are free; for the requisite passwords, ship an e-mail to with the phrase Mint within the topic line.

The New Morality| {Photograph}: Richard Termine

Spherical Home Theatre: Homebound
Monday 9am EDT / 2pm BST 
Each week for the reason that finish of April, Washington, D.C.’s Spherical Home Theatre has challenged a special native playwright to jot down an episode of the corporate’s net serial, Homebound, whose plot continues from every installment to the subsequent. Ryan Rilette and Nicole A. Watson are the administrators. Tonight’s tenth and closing episode is by Caleen Sinnette Jennings; you’ll be able to meet up with the complete collection, which stars Maboud Ebrahimzadeh and Craig Wallace, on the corporate’s YouTube channel. 

Caleen Sinnette Jennings | {Photograph}: Courtesy of the artist

Reykjavik Fringe Competition: The Pink Hulk: One Girl’s Journey to Discover the Superhero Inside
Monday 1:30pm EDT / 6:30pm BST (stay solely)
Valerie David, who has survived three battles with most cancers and is presently embroiled in a fourth, shares excerpts from her autobiographical solo present (directed by Padraic Lillis and Maris Heller) as a part of Iceland’s Reykjavik Fringe Competition. A stay Q&A with David follows. 

The Pink Hulk | {Photograph}: Dixie Thamrin

The Seth Live performance Collection: Melissa Errico
Monday 3pm EDT / 8pm BST (stay solely)
Seth Rudetsky’s intimate chat-and-sing collection on the Artwork Home in Provincetown has drawn high Broadway stars to the tip of the Cape for practically a decade. He is aware of precisely what tales and songs folks want to listen to from every of his A-list company, and now he brings the magic on-line in a weekly collection that makes use of a brand new method to sound design to make it potential—ultimately!—to accompany his company in actual time. Digital tickets value $25; a recording of the stay version on Sundays at 8pm is rerun the subsequent day at 3pm. Becoming a member of him for the fifth episode is the sensible musical-theater main woman Melissa Errico, whose silvery voice has brightened such reveals as My Truthful Woman, Amour and the Off Broadway revival of Ardour

Melissa Errico | {Photograph}: Michael Lavine

Marie’s Disaster Digital Piano Bar
Monday 4pm–9:30pm EDT / 9pm–2:30am BST
The beloved West Village establishment retains the present tunes rolling merrily alongside each evening of the week. Learn all about it right here. Be a part of the Maries Group web page on Fb to observe from dwelling, and don’t neglect to tip the pianist and workers by way of Venmo. Tonight’s scheduled pianists are Alex Barylski (@Alexander-Barylski) and Brandon James Gwinn (@brandonjamesg).  

St. Louis Actors’ Studio: Billy and Billie
Monday 5pm EDT / 10pm BST (obtainable by way of Sunday)
St. Louis Actors’ Studio rolls out two episodes per week of Billy and Billie, a ten-part serial by Neil LaBute (causes to be fairly) that the misanthropic playwright expanded out of his personal play The Approach We Get By—which, oddly sufficient, wound up premiering after the collection. Adam Brody and Lisa Joyce star as step-siblings in a taboo-breaking relationship; the supporting solid consists of Jake Lacy, Frederick Weller, Victor Slezak, Eric Bogosian, Li Jun Li, Gia Crovatin, Phil Burke, Katie Paxton and the late Jan Maxwell. The corporate tweets a hyperlink to the most recent movies at 5pm each Monday. This week’s first two episodes get the quasi-incestuous ball rolling. 

Billy and Billie | {Photograph}: Courtesy of the artist/p>

Dixon Place: Sizzling! Competition
Monday 6:30pm and 7pm EDT / 11:30pm and midnight BST (stay solely)
Escape your humdrum black-and-white life for the numerous shades of homosexual on the Sizzling! Competition, Dixon Place’s annual celebration of all issues same-sex. The centerpiece of this 12 months’s version is Marga Gomez’s solo present, Spanking Machine (July 16–25). The digital festivities start at this time with first version of Jeff McMahon’s The Welcome (6:30pm), a weekly collection of quick works, and non-binary pussy (7pm), a musical work of queer pop agitprop by Vietnamese choreographer and performer Anh Vo. Reservations are required. 

The Moth Digital StorySlam New York 
Monday 7:15pm EDT / 12:15am BST (stay solely)
Essentially the most trusted title in storytelling, the Moth, is drawn now to the flame of Zoom—which could really be a great medium for the group’s intimate style. On this stay occasion, raconteurs spin five-minute yarns across the theme “Cohabitation.” Tickets value $10.  

Metropolitan Opera: La Bohème
Monday 7:30pm EDT / 12:30am BST (obtainable for 23 hours)
The Met continues its immensely standard rollout of previous performances, recorded in HD and viewable without cost. A distinct archival manufacturing goes stay at 7:30pm every evening and stays on-line for the subsequent 23 hours. Tonight the collection begins its 17th with a perennial favourite: Puccini’s La Bohème, a excessive–Hire portrait of struggling artists in 19th-century Paris. Marco Armiliato conducts this 2018 efficiency of Franco Zeffirelli’s manufacturing, with a solid led by Sonya Yoncheva, Susanna Phillips, Michael Fabiano, Lucas Meachem, Alexey Lavrov, Matthew Rose and Paul Plishka. 

La Bohème | {Photograph}: Ken Howard

Bindlestiff Open Stage Selection Present: Quarantine Version
Monday 7:30pm EDT / 12:30am BST 
Sponsored by the Bindlestiff Household Cirkus gang, this exhibition of curious human endeavors options every part from stripping clowns to heavy-metal magicians. A distant version of the vaudevillian selection pageant now hits YouTube each week. This time, Bindlestiff’s Keith Nelson hosts a lineup that features Mark Faje, Mariko Iwasa, Arik Mendelevitz, Polly Solomon, Hank Lightning, Ambrose Martos, Ermiyas Muluken, Circle Up Productions’ Grit Metropolis Unknowns and Third Man Duo (that includes Kaethe Hotstetter and Irene Herrmann), in addition to circus historian Hovey Burgess. Contributions are welcome by way of Venmo (@BindlestiffFamilyCirkus).

Mariko Iwasa | {Photograph}: Steven Ruggiero

Pregones/ Puerto Rican Touring Theatre: Remojo 2020
Monday 7:30pm EDT / 12:30am BST (stay solely)
Pregones/PRTT, whose 2014 merger united two of New York’s oldest Latinx-centered theater corporations, begins a five-part weekly platform for works-in-progress and indie quick movies  Rosal Colon (Orange Is the New Black) hosts every half-hour episode. Immediately’s version options Don Rodríguez Gómez Rosa’s bilingual Enrico Caruso and Different Disasters: Valuable Quiet Issues I Name My Personal, a musical tribute to Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano, and the seven-minute film Previous Habits, written and directed by Australia’s Mary Musolino. Reservations are required.

Stars within the Home: Digital Birthday Get together for James
Monday 8pm EDT / 1am BST
Showtune savant and SiriusXM host Seth Rudetsky (Catastrophe!) and his husband, producer James Wesley, are the animating forces behind this bold and really entertaining collection, by which they play host to theater stars in stay, chatty interviews interspersed with clips and songs. Dr. Jon LaPook, the chief medical correspondent for CBS Information, gives periodic updates on public well being; shock digital guests are frequent as nicely. Donations profit the Actors Fund. Tonight’s version celebrates James’s birthday with particular company. 

Jim Caruso’s Pajama Solid Get together
Monday 8pm EDT / 1am BST
Half cabaret, half piano bar and half social set, Birdland’s long-running Monday-night open mic Solid Get together affords an opportunity to listen to rising and established skills step as much as the highlight. The waggish Jim Caruso presides as host, and now he brings the present on-line by way of YouTube. This week’s visitor record consists of Broadway’s impish Jason Graae, jazz man Tony DeSare, Italian singer Giada Valenti, musical-theater entertainer Ty Stephens, singer Ms. Blue and The Voice alumna Lilli Passero. It is free, however ideas are welcome (Venmo: @Jim-Caruso-1). 

Jason Graae | {Photograph}: Rick Bernstein

Mondays within the Membership with Lance
Monday 9pm–1am EDT / 1am–5am BST 
He’s labored with Alan Cumming, Liza Minnelli, Kylie Minogue and nearly each downtown act in NYC. Now the songwriter, pianist and performer Lance Horne hosts his personal wild evening of piano-bar singing, storytelling and dancing on the East Village nightlife hub Membership Cumming—transposed, in the meanwhile, to the important thing of Crowdcast, the place loyal regulars and curious guests can maintain the flame burning by making requests and singing from dwelling. Count on show-tune geekery and superior neighborhood spirit. The published is free, however contributions to the nonprofit Orchard Undertaking arts collective are inspired if you happen to can afford to offer. You can too tip Horne straight by way of Venmo at @LanceHorne.)

Mondays within the Membership with Lance | {Photograph}: Jason Eason

Reside with Carnegie Corridor: Michael Feinstein: It’s Delovely—The Music of Cole Porter
Tuesday 2pm EDT / 7pm BST 
Carnegie Corridor continues its on-line collection with a stay concert-and-interview set by venue habitué Michael Feinstein, the favored and polished standard-bearer of American music. This episode salutes Cole Porter, the worldly wit and musical magpie behind such reveals as Something Goes and Kiss Me, Kate and such songs as “Night time and Day,” “Start the Beguine” and “Simply Considered one of These Issues.” Alongside for the trip this time are vocalists Storm Massive and Catherine Russell. 

Michael Feinstein | {Photograph}: Courtesy of the artist

CyberTank Selection Present
Tuesday 4pm EDT / 9pm BST 
The Tank, considered one of NYC’s premiere incubators of rising expertise, rolls ahead with a weekly multidisciplinary selection present and dialogue group, by which artists are welcome to take part remotely. This week’s Delight-themed episode is hosted by Sammie James.

Marie’s Disaster Digital Piano Bar
Tuesday 4pm–9:30pm EDT / 9pm–2:30am BST
See Monday 4pm. Tonight’s scheduled pianists are James Merillat (@James-Merillat-2) and Franca Vercelloni (@Franca-Vercelloni). 

Café La MaMa Reside: La MaMa Strikes!
Tuesday 7pm EDT / midnight BST
La MaMa’s annual pageant La MaMa Strikes! runs riot with dance each summer season, and in the meanwhile it’s shifting on-line. La MaMa den mom Nicky Paraiso curates and hosts this assortment of works-in-progress, longer variations of that are deliberate for later in the summertime. 4 reveals are on the lineup: Physique Live performance, a stripped-limb solo work by the extraordinary avant-puppeteer Kevin Augustine (The God Projekt); Norwegian choreographer Kari Hoass’s Be Like Water—the distant episodes, described as “a collection of digital dance haikus”; Anabella Lenzu’s solo dance-theater piece The evening that you simply stopped performing/ La noche que dejaste de actuar; and Tamar Rogoff’s A Plague on All Our Homes, a have a look at 4 dancers of their houses that was created in response to the quarantine. 

Kevin Augustine: Physique Live performance | {Photograph}: Vane Teran

Piano Bar Reside!
Tuesday 7:15pm EDT / 12:15am BST 
Earlier than the present isolation scenario, Scott Barbarino’s Piano Bar Reside! was already dedicated to streaming piano bar entertainers at Brandy’s and the Duplex to people cooped up at dwelling. Now the collection goes absolutely digital. This week’s version make a journey to Boston for an evening on the Membership Cafe. Barbarino and Carol O’Shaughnessy host a lineup that features pianists Tom LaMark, Brian Patton and Jim Rice and performers Leslie Anderson, Joe Berry, Mary Callanan, Lynda D’Amour, Brian De Lorenzo, Diane Ellis, Gordon Michaels, Colleen Powers and Warren Schein.

Metropolitan Opera: Il Trovatore
Tuesday 7:30pm EDT / 12:30am BST (obtainable for 23 hours)
See Monday 7:30pm. Tonight’s Met choice, which predates the HD period, stars Luciano Pavarotti within the title position of Verdi’s Il Trovatore, a tragic story of affection, revenge, witch-burning and one stolen child.  James Levine conducts this 1988 efficiency, which additionally stars Dolora Zajick, Éva Marton, Sherrill Milnes and Jeffrey Wells.

Il Trovatore | {Photograph}: Metropolitan Opera Archives

Aye Defy: The Woods.
Tuesday 8pm EDT / 1am BST (stay solely)
Actor and Play-PerView cofounder Mirirai Sithole is the motivating drive behind Aye Defy, a brand new collection of live-only readings to lift cash for charity. Tonight’s play is Jahna Farron-Smith’s The Woods., which explores narratives of American naturalness and the way Black identities might or might not slot in them, Colette Robert directs as solid that features Nicholas Braun, Jasmine Carmichael, Harron Atkins, Starr Kirkland, Michael Braugher, Drew Lewis, Will Dagger and Rachel Sachnoff. Reservations are required and tickets value $5 and up; tonight’s efficiency advantages City Creators and The Kilroys.

Colette Robert | {Photograph}: Tess Mayer

Stars within the Home: Ben Stiller
Tuesday 8pm EDT / 1am BST
Showtune savant and SiriusXM host Seth Rudetsky (Catastrophe!) and his husband, producer James Wesley, are the animating forces behind this bold and really entertaining collection, by which they play host to theater stars in stay, chatty interviews interspersed with clips and songs. Dr. Jon LaPook, the chief medical correspondent for CBS Information, gives periodic updates on public well being; shock digital guests are frequent as nicely. Donations profit the Actors Fund. The particular visitor tonight is comedy scion and star Ben Stiller.

English Nationwide Ballet: Cinderella
Wednesday 2pm EDT / 7pm BST (obtainable for 48 hours)
English Nationwide Ballet has been streaming full productions each Wednesday for months, however its collection of free choices involves an finish at this time. The ultimate present is ENB’s largest manufacturing ever: Christopher Wheeldon’s model of Cinderella, carried out within the spherical by 130 dancers because the English Nationwide Ballet Philharmonic performs Prokofiev’s rating. Designed by Julian Crouch, and that includes a libretto by Craig Lucas and puppets by Basil Twist, the occasion was filmed final summer season on the Royal Albert Corridor. Alina Cojocaru is Cinderella, Isaac Hernández is her Prince and Jeffrey Ciro is his good friend and valet; Tamara Rojo, Katja Khaniukova and Emma Hawes are the depraved stepfamily. 

Cinderella | {Photograph}: Laurent Liotardo

Marie’s Disaster Digital Piano Bar
Wednesday 4pm–9:30pm EDT / 9pm–2:30am BST
See Monday 4pm. Tonight’s scheduled pianists are Drew Wutke (@DrewWutke) and Kenney Inexperienced (@KenneyGreenMusic).

Metropolitan Opera: Roméo et Juliette
Wednesday 5pm EDT / 10pm BST (obtainable for 48 hours)
Along with its nightly reward of filmed productions (see 7:30pm), the Met affords an extra free opera from its Reside in HD collection each Wednesday by way of its Free Scholar Streams program. The movies keep stay for 48 hours, and supplemental supplies assist newcomers unpack every providing. This week’s research topic is Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette, tailored from Shakespeare’s family-feud tragedy, by which rebellious teenagers have intercourse and rating medicine from a neighborhood priest. Gianandrea Noseda conducts this 2013 efficiency, which was directed by Bartlett Sher and stars Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau within the title roles.

Roméo et Juliette | {Photograph}: Ken Howard

New Works: Francois and the Rebels and American Morning
Wednesday 7pm EDT / midnight BST
On this weekly 40-minute present, New York Theatre Barn’s growth collection Zooms in on musicals-in-progress. Jaime Cepero’s Francois and the Rebels applies a punk-rock filter to the story of the 1791 revolution in Haitian, by which enslaved folks of colour rose up towards their French overlords; L Morgan Lee and Alex Lugo carry out two songs from the present. Timothy Huang’s American Morning is impressed by a real tragic story of two immigrant cab drivers; its pair of picks are sung by Cathy Ang, Marc delaCruz and Raymond J. Lee. Half of all donations obtained this week go to the Okra Undertaking.

Jaime Cepero | {Photograph}: Courtesy of the artist

Ballet Hispánico: El Viaje
Wednesday 7pm EDT / midnight BST (obtainable for one week)
The venerable Ballet Hispánico, which was to have a good time its 50th birthday with a two-week run on the Joyce in April, continues its digital program, B Unidos. Most of its choices are on Instagram Reside, however its weekly watch events of archival favorites are the exception. Immediately’s providing is Edwaard Liang’s 2019 piece El Viaje, which explores the expertise of leaving one’s homeland with a deal with Chinese language emigration within the 19th and early 20th centuries and the Chinese language-Cuban diaspora. A stay Q&A follows with inventive director Eduardo Vilaro and related artists.

El Viaje | {Photograph}: Paula Lobo

TheaterWorksUSA: Telling Our Tales and Speaking About Race
Wednesday 7pm EDT / midnight BST
The youngsters’s-theater chief TheaterWorksUSA hosts a digital studying of two quick performs from Idris Goodwin’s Free Play: Open Supply Scripts Towards an Antiracist Tomorrow. Director Schele Williams and her daughter Sayla learn The Water Gun Track; actor-comedy Invoice Bellamy and his son Baron learn Nothing Rhymes with Juneteenth. The performances are adopted by a moderated dialogue with the playwright and others. To attend the occasion on Zoom, register right here. (The occasion may even be live-streamed on YouTube and Fb.)  

Schele Williams | {Photograph}: Courtesy of the artist

Public Theater: The Line 
Wednesday 7:30pm EDT / 12:30am BST (obtainable by way of August 4)
The ever civic-minded Public Theater commissioned this authentic work by documentary-theater creators Jessica Clean and Erik Jensen (The Exonerated), primarily based on interviews with medical first responders throughout the COVID-19 disaster. Clean directs the play, which stars Santino Fontana, Arjun Gupta, John Ortiz, Alison Tablet, Nicholas Pinnock, Jamey Sheridan and Lorraine Toussaint. The unique rating is by the good Aimee Mann. 

Jessica Clean and Erik Jensen | {Photograph}: Diana Davis 

Metropolitan Opera: Così fan tutte
Wednesday 7:30pm EDT / 12:30am BST (obtainable for 23 hours)
See Monday 7:30pm. The Met’s 17th week of free operas continues with a 2014 efficiency of Mozart’s saucy comedy Così fan tutte. Performed by James Levine, the recording stars Susanna Phillips, Isabel Leonard, Danielle de Niese, Matthew Polenzani, Rodion Pogossov and Maurizio Muraro. 

Così fan tutte | {Photograph}: Marty Sohl

Stars within the Home
Wednesday 8pm EDT / 1am BST
Showtune savant and SiriusXM host Seth Rudetsky (Catastrophe!) and his husband, producer James Wesley, are the animating forces behind this bold and really entertaining collection, by which they play host to theater stars in stay, chatty interviews interspersed with clips and stay songs. Dr. Jon LaPook, the chief medical correspondent for CBS Information, gives periodic updates on public well being; shock digital guests are frequent as nicely. Donations profit the Actors Fund. Visitors on tonight’s version haven’t but been introduced.

Molly “Equality” Dykeman: All by Myself… A Quarantine Love Story for the Women
Wednesday 8pm EDT / 1am BST (stay solely)
Safety guard, gal-about-town and old-school butch Molly “Equality” Dykeman, the longtime comedian alter ego of writer-performer Andrea Alton, returns with a half-hour digital  present that retains us updated how she has been navigating the quarantine interval. (Our guess: like a bull in a {hardware} store.) Allen Warnock directs. Tickets are $10, however the streaming platform will not be telephone or pill appropriate.

Molly “Equality” Dykeman | {Photograph}: Courtesy of the artist

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