National and International Programming Available (or Scheduled) for Streaming


Romeo and Juliet risk everything to be together. In defiance of their feuding families, they chase a future of joy and passion as violence erupts around them.

This bold new film brings to life the remarkable backstage spaces of the National Theatre in which desire, dreams and destiny collide to make Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy sing in an entirely new way.

Jessie Buckley (Wild Rose, Judy) and Josh O’Connor (The Crown, God’s Own Country) play Juliet and Romeo. The award-winning cast includes Tamsin Greig, Fisayo Akinade, Adrian Lester, Lucian Msamati, Deborah Findlay.  

Romeo & Juliet  premiered at 9pm on Sky Arts on Sunday 4 April, repeated on 5 and 8 April at. It is now available to watch online any time with a NOW TV entertainment pass or Sky subscription.

It will premiere in the US at 9pm Friday 23 April on PBS.


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The Rock Project will honor the 50th anniversary of The Who’s legendary album Who’s Next, along with other greatest hits, in a live-stream performance from the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts. The performance will feature powerful contemporary Broadway voices, the incredible band Wonderous Stories, and special guest musicians.

Celebrating Shakespeare's Influence with Artists & Authors

It's the Bard's Birthday month - join us as we toast Shakespeare and chat with an amazing group of creatives about the way in which Shakespeare has inspired their stories, passion projects, and careers.


Hosts: Michael Van Osch and Erica Cantley.

1. Devon Glover (The Sonnet Man, writer, artist)
2. Mya Gosling (cartoonist, Good Tickle Brain)
3. Conor Hanratty (The Hamlet Podcast)
4. Ian Doescher (author The Star Wars Shakespeare Series; founder Shakespeare 2020 Project)
5. Wendy Lennon (founder/coordinator Shakespeare, Race & Pedagogy Conference, Ph.D. student Shakespeare Institute, teacher)
6. David Serero (actor, director, producer, opera singer)


Apr 19, 2021 07:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)


Sound all the lofty instruments of war

Today is the 608th anniversary of the coronation of King Henry V. To mark the occasion, Folger ENCORES returns to the beginning of the story with Shakespeare’s historic drama, 1 Henry IV.

Director Rosa Joshi introduces the play's climactic battle sequence, featuring the 14-member ensemble performing choreography by Alice Gosti and U. Jonathan Toppo on an ever-transforming set designed by Sara Ryung Clement. 

The "alarum of the battle" comes in the form of original music and sound by Palmer Hefferan and lighting by Jesse Belsky. All of these elements (including the athletic costumes designed by Kathleen Geldard) blend beautifully in this energetic, highly stylized battle scene.

We hope you enjoy this and other ENCORES to come! Keep an eye on your inbox each week as we continue to share our favorite moments from the Folger stage. Want to catch up? All ENCORES are available on our website and YouTube channel. Subscribe now to be sure you never miss a moment. In the meantime, connect with one of our other virtual programs here.

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The Oedipus Project

Tue, April 27, 2021

3:30 PM – 6:00 PM EDT

A dramatic reading of Sophocles’ Oedipus the King as a catalyst for a powerful, global conversation about environmental justice.

The Oedipus Project presents acclaimed actors reading scenes from Sophocles’ Oedipus the King on Zoom as a catalyst for powerful, constructive, global conversations about climate change, ecological disaster, and environmental justice. Sophocles’ ancient play, first performed in 429 BC, just after a plague that killed nearly one-third of the Athenian population, is a story of arrogant leadership, ignored prophecy, intergenerational curses, willful blindness, and a pestilence and ecological collapse that ravages the archaic city of Thebes. Seen through this lens, Oedipus the King appears to have been a powerful tool for helping Athenians communalize trauma and loss, while interrogating their own complicit role in the suffering, not just of those around them but of generations to come.

This event is presented as part of the Nobel Prize Summit: Our Planet, Our Future, hosted by the Nobel Foundation and organized by the National Academy of Sciences in partnership with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, and the Stockholm Resilience Centre/Beijer Institute.

Featuring performances by Bill Murray (Lost in Translation), Frances McDormand (Nomadland), Jeffrey Wright (Westworld), Frankie Faison (The Wire), David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck), Marjolaine Goldsmith (Company Manager of Theater of War Productions), and Jumaane Williams (New York City Public Advocate), and a Chorus of Nobel Prize-winning scientists.

Translated, directed, and facilitated by Bryan Doerries.

The event Zoom link will be distributed and available to registered attendees starting 2 days prior to the event.


The Oedipus at Colonus Project

Thu, May 6, 2021

7:30 PM – 10:00 PM EDT

Dramatic readings of scenes from Sophocles’ Oedipus at Colonus, as catalyst for powerful discussions about homelessness and immigration.

The Oedipus at Colonus Project presents readings of scenes from Sophocles’ final play, Oedipus at Colonus, as catalyst for powerful, community-driven conversations about homelessness, the immigration and refugee crisis, and the challenges of eldercare during and after the pandemic.

Featuring performances by Matthew T. Starr (Mayor City of Mount Vernon, OH), Jonathan Tazewell (Thomas S. Turgeon Professor of Drama Kenyon College), Lars Hanson (Kenyon College, Class of 1986), Frankie Faison (The Wire), Bill Camp (The Night Of), Marjolaine Goldsmith (Dress), and David Denman (The Office).

Translated, directed, and facilitated by Bryan Doerries.

The event Zoom link will be distributed and available to registered attendees starting 2 days prior to the event.



Electrifying...if you turn out the lights, you could almost swear you were in a theater. Anchored by Dan Waller in a tour-de-force performance, it's a thrilling alternate Shakespearian universe.


A new theatrical film recorded in one live, uninterrupted take—declared "a juicy, fast-paced look at rivalry" by Chicago Tribune. Overlooked and betrayed, Banquo had a rough go of it in Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Now, reexamine the “Scottish Play” through the eyes of the title character’s murdered best friend. Banquo considers how he might have responded to the prophesies of the Weird Sisters had he been in Macbeth’s position—questioning his own motives, desires, and temptations. The production is staged by Marti Lyons, one of the most sought-after directors in American theater with extensive credits at DC’s Studio Theater, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Writers Theatre, and American Players Theatre.

Written by Tim Crouch

Chicago Shakespeare is committed to making its performances accessible to all patrons. ASL Interpretation, Audio Description, and Closed Captioning services are available.





A timely new theatrical film tailored for the virtual experience. It’s time to write the revolution. In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, the humble, apolitical poet Cinna hardly says a word before being mistaken for a conspirator against Caesar, and torn to pieces by an angry mob. Now Cinna searches for the subject of a new poem and invites us, the audience, to write along live in this searing exploration of words and actions, protests and power. The North American Premiere production is staged by Tyrone Phillips, founder and artistic director of acclaimed ensemble-based Definition Theatre.

Written by Tim Crouch

Chicago Shakespeare is committed to making its performances accessible to all patrons. ASL Interpretation, Audio Description, and Closed Captioning services are available.




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Chicago ShakespeareFEAR is available to stream on demand at any time.

Eerie ghosts. Wicked witches. Villains galore. Teller (of Penn & Teller) and Artistic Director Barbara Gaines explore the scary, strange, and supernatural in Shakespeare’s plays.

Sunday, April 25th at 4:00pm EST



Tony and Emmy nominee TOVAH FELDSHUH (Golda's Balcony, “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”)
PETER MARK KENDELL (Blue Ridge, Top Gun: Maverick)
ALFREDO NARCISO (Tiny Beautiful Things, “Manifest”)
LIBA VAYNBERG (“New Amsterdam,” “The Plot Against America”)

Directed by DANIELLA TOPOL (Artistic Director, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater)​

The Gett is a Jewish myth about divorce and how we salvage and recover meaning through profound loss and ancient ritual. ​​

Proceeds benefit Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Congregation Beth Elohim

The Gett will be available to stream on-demand through April 30th


This spring, experience three of OSF’s most popular recent shows—Julius Caesar (March 1–27), Manahatta (March 29–April 24), and Snow in Midsummer (May 3–29)—right in your own home, streaming at the low price of $15 each, or all three for $40, viewable any time during the show’s run.

Shows on O! brings you full-length video recordings of OSF plays right in your living room, on your phone, or wherever you are.

Buy 3-show package—$40*

Group pricing and policies.

$15 for an on-demand ticket to one show, or all three shows for $40. Tickets for all shows are on sale now. After you have purchased your ticket, you can begin watching instantly, with each show viewable any time within its run (see dates above).

Viewing Experience

These aren’t trailers or compilations; they’re the shows in their entirety with the full cast of OSF actors, professionally filmed during actual performances. No changes have been made to the design or the creative aspects of these productions; each is a recording of the production captured for archival purposes during the season when it was originally produced.


MANAHATTA   (March 29 - April 24)        BUY NOW

This 2018 world premiere by celebrated playwright, activist, and attorney Mary Kathryn Nagle illuminates the tragic consequences of commercial exploits, including the removal of the Lenape people and the attempted eradication of their culture, that gave rise to the America we know today. This brilliant production, directed by Laurie Woolery, defiantly demonstrates that the Lenape are still here.

Length: Approximately 1 hour, 35 minutes, with no intermission.


SNOW IN MIDSUMMER    (May 3 - May 29)     BUY NOW

by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig


Based on the classical Chinese drama The Injustice to Dou Yi That Moved Heaven and Earth by Guan Hanqing

This 2018 U.S.–premiere production interweaves two stories—of a young woman who curses her city from beyond the grave, and of a wealthy businesswoman who must face the parched, locust-plagued city. This modern ghost story beautifully reimagines a classic myth and explores the legacy of trauma, the heart of injustice, and the lengths to which we go for love.

Length: Approximately 2 hours, 25 minutes, with one intermission.


Moscow 1987 and the cold war begins to thaw. After declining his offer for more than 30 years, novelist Graham Greene travels into the heart of Soviet Russia to meet his old MI6 boss, Kim Philby.


Under the watchful eye of Kim’s Russian wife, Rufa, the two men set about catching up on old times. With a new world order breaking out around them, how much did the writer of The Third Man know about Philby’s secret life as a spy and did Philby betray his friend as well as his country?


…and who is listening-in in the next-door room?


Directed by Alan Strachan with Alastair Whatley and starring Oliver Ford Davies, Stephen Boxer and Sara Crowe.

Bogart and Rockwell’s The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) is structured in five acts, each of which is a mini-musical parodying (and paying homage to) the style of a legendary musical theater writers: Rodgers & Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerry Herman, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Kander & Ebb. Each act is based on the same classic melodrama plot: "I can't pay the rent ... You must pay the rent ... I can’t pay the rent ... Then I’LL pay the rent!"


This all-star event will feature appearances by Tony Award winners Matthew Broderick, Betty Buckley, André De Shields, Jane Krakowski, Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Donna Murphy, Mandy Patinkin, Chita Rivera and Lillias White and many more

Imagine the future. However you choose to imagine it. Now imagine it in your hands.


What does community mean in a time of division and separation?


Mixing live performance, animation and sound, ASSEMBLY looks at the impact of humans on nature and what we might build together for a better future. It's about trying, failing, and trying again. In times of emergency, it is about hope.

  • Filmed Performance

  • YouTube

  • Free

Filled with humor, honesty and a whole lot of tenderness, Period Piece brings together 36 diverse and dynamic storytellers who aren’t afraid to leak the truth about menstruation. Each evening of this three-night virtual production features a unique cast of 12 performers sharing hilarious and poignant insights into the once-every-month event that has remained a taboo topic for far too long. This no-holds-barred look at periods – across generations, cultures, and genders – is an entertaining and eye-opening experience you don’t want to miss.


A portion of the proceeds from PERIOD PIECE will benefit I Support the Girls, an international organization supporting all genders, providing period products and bras to homeless and those in need.

  • Available from 12 Apr | 8:00 pm EDT

  • Livestream

  • Stellar Tickets

  • Digital Ticket


Get lost in theatrical magic as we see this brand new musical by Joey Contreras come to life in one exhilarating feature film, produced by Future Spotlight Productions. Our love lives are constantly in pieces. Shifting in and out of feeling fully complete. But you never know how a single spark one day can unlock a new you, so we make a choice at the crossroad, we say yes to the coffee date, and wherever that leads, we learn to embrace the journey.


Could it be another New York love story?


Kyle Birch, Amy Di Bartolomeo, Hiba Elchikhe, Jordan Luke Gage, Ross Harmon, Beccy Lane, Danielle Steers, and Luke Street, with Erin Bell, Millie Cranston, Jack Dargan, Megan Cerys Holland, Rhianna Richards, and Jason Leigh Winter as the ensemble. Directed by Louis Rayneau, choreographed by Rachel Sargent, with musical direction by Edward Court.

  • Available from 23 Apr | 2:30 pm EDT

  • Livestream

  • Stream.Theatre

  • Digital Ticket


Sisterhood. Love. Betrayal. Flight. Weaving together ancient myth and indie rock, Weightless tells the tale of two deeply devoted sisters, Procne and Philomela, separated by circumstance, who must travel across worlds and make devastating sacrifices in order to reunite, and the god who shapes and is shaped by that journey.


Inspired by a tale from Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Weightless is a visual concept album—the band and the cast are one and the same—blurring the line between actors and musicians, between musical theater, video art, and rock concert, and between the virtual world and a world in which we can all hold and feel one another again.

  • Available from 14 Apr | 7:00 pm EDT

  • Filmed Performance

  • Women's Project Theater

  • Free


Western cowboy culture and opera’s hallowed traditions converge to celebrate the collaborative power of art in this new documentary film.

What begins as a challenge between a composer and his librettist evolves into a creative posse of artists, musicians, and singers sharing a singular vision.


The power of Zane Grey's classic novel is reclaimed opening night in an opera that marries music theatre, cutting-edge stagecraft, and matinee heroes.


Half of all proceeds benefit The Actors Fund, a national human services organization that supports everyone in the performing arts - onstage and off!

10 years have passed since a fiercely contagious virus spread among a major city’s population, causing a mysterious white blindness and eventually, society’s collapse. Now five survivors come forward to tell a story they were not allowed to share before. A story of unprepared quarantine facilities and dehumanizing circumstances that drive citizens to expose the very brightest and darkest aspects of their human nature. A story of government negligence, isolation and persevering humanity.


This binaural experience places the audience in the middle of the action as a state-of-the-art sound design transports them to every location of the play and inside every character’s head. A timely and close look at social coherence, gender roles and the survival instincts of a society in crisis.

  • Filmed Performance

  • YouTube

  • Free

Groundbreaking 19th-century American lawyer Belva Ann Lockwood, the first woman to argue a case before the Supreme Court, and grapples with her decision to run for President of the US in the 1884 election.

  • Filmed Performance

  • YouTube

  • Free

Richard is King: a monarch ordained by God to lead his people. But Richard's vanity threatens to divide the great houses of England and drag his people into a dynastic civil war that will last 100 years.

  • Filmed Performance

  • Marquee TV

  • Royal Shakespeare Company

  • Subscription

Seven strangers take refuge from flesh eating ‘ghouls’ in an isolated farmhouse. As the night draws in, their situation becomes desperate, hope turns to despair, and the picket-fence American dream is smashed apart. Seven performers enter the stage armed with cameras. Can they recreate the film, shot-for-shot, using whatever they can lay their hands on?


50 years after the release of George A. Romero’s politically charged zombie movie, imitating the dog and Leeds Playhouse create a love-song to the original 1960s film, retelling it as a searing story for now.


This performance is being streamed for free, however please consider making a donation on Imitating the Dog's website.

  • Filmed Performance

  • Imitating the Dog

  • Leeds Playhouse

  • Free

Do you ever reach for your phone in the morning before opening your eyes? Are you so distracted it’s like your devices are following you around the house? Would you consider entering a competition to win your favourite influencers fingernail?


Social interactions have always shaped our societies but with the unstoppable growth of social media is it getting harder for us as individuals to fit the mould? It’s true we live in an age with more possibilities for connection than ever before but we could be more disconnected than we realise.


“[404] Not Found” is a dynamic collage of five individuals walking through life with their phones in their hands. Filtered through the social network, they wrestle with their own image, strive to recreate themselves, fight for their convictions, and search for truth. With a world of content at their fingertips they might find what they’re searching for or lose themselves entirely.


Does our desire to stay connected bring us closer together or push us further apart? With social media as an ever-present mirror, are we truly seeing ourselves or are we distracted by a distorted reflection?

  • Livestream

  • Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

  • Free, Digital Ticket

Scottish Ballet’s Choreographer in Residence Sophie Laplane partners with James Bonas and film director Oscar Sansom to create Dive, a short film inspired by French artist Yves Klein and what has become the world’s most famous shade of blue.


Expect Laplane’s quintessentially quirky choreography paired with striking visuals in this teal-toned treat.

  • Available from 29 Apr | 8:00 am EDT

  • Filmed Performance

  • Scottish Ballet Website

  • Free

On the eve of her twenty-fifth birthday, Catherine, a troubled young woman, has spent years caring for her brilliant but unstable father, a famous mathematician. Now, following his death, she must deal with her own volatile emotions; the arrival of her estranged sister, Claire; and the attentions of Hal, a former student of her father’s who hopes to find valuable work in the 103 notebooks that her father left behind.


Over the long weekend that follows, a burgeoning romance and the discovery of a mysterious notebook draw Catherine into the most difficult problem of all: How much of her father’s madness—or genius—will she inherit?

  • Available from 24 Apr | 12:00 am EDT

  • Filmed Performance - The Drama Co NYC

  • ShowTix4U

  • Digital Ticket

Your ideas will be taken live from you watching at home and transformed on the spot into TWO brand new musical comedies guaranteed to have you in stitches one minute and gasping at the sheer brilliance of these incredibly talented performers the next!


So whether you fancy Six on a ski lift or Hamilton in Huddersfield, you suggest it and The Showstoppers will make it happen and stream it straight to your sofa!


Each show will be available to watch for 7 days after the live event so if you can’t join live, you can catch up afterwards.

  • Live at 23 Apr | 2:30 pm EDT, 24 Apr | 2:30 pm EDT

  • Livestream

  • Eventbrite

  • Digital Ticket


Loosely based on Bizet’s popular opera Carmen and arranged by Terry Davies, the familiar 19th-century Spanish cigarette factory of the opera becomes a greasy garage-diner in the American mid-west of the 1960s. The arrival of a handsome stranger disturbs the dreams and passions of those who live and work there. Fuelled by heat and desire, the townsfolk are driven into an unstoppable spiral of greed, lust, betrayal, and revenge.

  • Available from 16 Apr | 2:00 pm EDT

  • Filmed Performance

  • YouTube

  • Free


Sunday, April 18th at 7PM EST

On April 18th, Broadway Alive will host its second virtual event: a musical theatre benefit show with Ellen’s Stardust Diner Alumni! The concert is a special Alumni Reunion Show, featuring “The Stardusters,” who have gone “From Burgers to Broadway.” This free interactive performance hosted by Matt DeAngelis and Emily McNamara will be available at Broadway on Demand. Every donation via Eventbrite will directly go to the diner to keep ‘Broadway alive.’

STARRING: Kayleigh Brennan, Danny Brooks, Dana Costello, Matt DeAngelis, Christine Dwyer, Gabrielle Elisabeth, Brandon Ellis, Nathan Lucrezio, Emily McNamara, Zak Resnick, Marrick Smith, Morgan Billings Smith, Anne Fraser Thomas, Alysha Umphress


PRODUCER: Broadway Alive - Youhee Choi, Ray Kyooyung Ra

Broadway Alive is composed of a group of young professionals who share their love for Broadway musicals. Their goal is to bring beloved musicals to everyone’s homes around the world, to help support the struggling industry and to help keep “Broadway alive!” Follow them on Facebook and Instagram @BroadwayAlive2020 for more details.



Saturday April 17th & Sunday April 18th

The show must go... online! BroadwayCon has always been about celebrating theatre together, and that enthusiasm is even stronger while we wait for shows to return.

Broadway On Demand is excited to sponsor the all-new virtual event.

We know these are challenging times. In an effort to make BroadwayCon 2021 accessible to as many fans as possible, all MainStage programming will be free to stream on Broadway On Demand.

A portion of BroadwayCon proceeds will directly benefit community organizations to support theatre professionals affected by the current closures.




There are no patients. Only Dancers.

Capturing Grace


It seems like two separate realms. One is occupied by acclaimed dancers from Brooklyn’s legendary Mark Morris Dance Group, the other by people with Parkinson’s disease. Capturing Grace is about what happens when those two worlds intersect. Filmed over the course of a year, this remarkable documentary reveals the hopes, fears, and triumphs of this newly forged community as they work together to create a unique performance.



Learn how art and creativity impact youths with autism and watch Generation A: Autism and The Arts.


Starting April 9 at 7PM EST

The film looks at how youths with autism are using the arts and creative therapies to reach their highest potential. Featuring interviews with youth on the autism spectrum and experts including: Edward Asner, Dr. Temple Grandin, Joanne Lara, MA.




NOW AVAILABLE! Download SHADOW/LAND on Public Play Now or wherever you download your podcasts.


Tow Playwright-in-Residence and Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award winner Erika Dickerson-Despenza joins The Public’s digital stage with an audio production of SHADOW/LAND, a harrowing new drama set amid the ongoing devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

Ruth coaxes her mother, Magalee, to sell Shadowland, the family business and New Orleans’s first air-conditioned dancehall and hotel for Black people. But as Hurricane Katrina begins her ruin, Ruth is forced to wrestle with all that she’s ready to let go. Directed by Lilly Award winner Candis C. Jones, SHADOW/LAND is the first installment of a 10-play cycle traversing the Katrina diaspora in an examination of the ongoing effects of disaster, evacuation, displacement, and urban renewal rippling in and beyond New Orleans.

Three-part discussion series “The Clearing” will accompany audio play and be hosted by Soyica Diggs Colbert and feature Sheila Foster, Shana M. Griffin, Jack Moore, Cara Page, Imani Perry, and Lauren A. Whitehead.

Schubert-inspired immersive production The Wandering opens in April.

Streaming Date Change for Wilma Theater's Fat Ham
The previously announced world premiere of the digital production of Fat Ham by James Ijames from Philadelphia's Wilma Theater will now stream April 29-May 23. The play, a contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet, is being filmed on location in Virginia, and shot as a one-take film to retain the real-time storytelling of a play. It is directed by Morgan Green and stars Brennen S. Malone, Taysha Marie Canales, Kimberly S. Fairbanks, Jennifer Kidwell, Anthony Martinez-Briggs, Brandon J. Pierce, and Lindsay Smiling. For ticketing, visit

Immersive Production of Schubert-Inspired The Wandering Set for April
The new four-part interactive, immersive theatre experience The Wandering premieres online April 15-May 15. The production, inspired by the music of Franz Schubert, is presented both online through a narrative drama featuring the music of Schubert, and through physical tasks and ephemera shipped to ticket holders. Each of the four episodes contains a short film, an interactive object, an online experience, and an opportunity to connect with other audience members. The Wandering is created by Calista Small and Jeremy Weiss in collaboration with filmmaker Lara Panah-Izadi, designer Charlotte McCurdy, animator Zach Bell, theater artist Christine Shaw, graphic and print designer Irina Wang, web designer TanTan Wang, and executive producer Max Sauberman. The development of The Wandering has been supported by The Schwarzman Center at Yale University and the Innovation in Art Song Summit at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. For more information or ticketing,  visit

John Cullum: An Accidental Star Will Stream in April


The 91-year-old Broadway veteran will share songs and stories from his Tony-winning career.

Two-time Tony winner John Cullum, most recently on Broadway in Waitress, will offer his solo show An Accidental Star virtually April 8–22. Two live watch party events will take place: April 8 at 7 PM ET and April 17 at 2 PM ET.

Conceived by Cullum and Jeff Berger, the 80-minute evening spans the career of Cullum, 91. Directed and filmed earlier this year by Lonny Price and Matt Cowart, An Accidental Star features a book by David Thompson, music supervision by Georgia Stitt, and music direction by Julie McBride.

Cullum will share anecdotes and songs from his Broadway history starring in On The Twentieth Century and Shenandoah (having won Tonys for both), as well as Camelot, The Scottsboro Boys, and Urinetown. Expect stories about friends Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Robert Goulet, and Julie Andrews.

The director of photography is Carlos Cardona, with costumes by Tracy Christensen and lighting by Megan Peti. Line producer is Adrian White.

Vineyard Theatre, Goodspeed Musicals, and Irish Repertory Theatre produce in association with Berger.




When is a play about a boxer not really about boxing? When it's the 2016 Obie and Drama Desk Award-winning THE ROYALE! The play is about the life of the outsider in America as much as it is about charismatic African-American boxer Jay “The Sport” Jackson. The stylized and stunning conception of Marco Ramirez was realized by director Rachel Chavkin.

Stream our production of THE ROYALE (2016, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater), by Marco Ramirez, directed by Rachel Chavkin, featuring McKinley Belcher III, Khris Davis, Montego Glover, John Lavelle, and Clarke Peters. 

THE ROYALE will stream for free on Broadway On Demand. To register, visit

We miss Broadway, so we have come up with new ways to bring you there virtually this Spring! These events are designed to make audiences both a part of the conversation and the event itself.


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Broadway WELLness

Broadway WELLness is a new series where you learn the secrets of how Broadway artists and creatives handle the same emotions and challenges we are all experiencing. Join Kate Lumpkin (Founder/Lead Casting Director at Kate Lumpkin Casting, CSA & Founder of the NoMarking Society) as you discover embracing change, handling stress, focusing on the future and more.

April 27 at 8 PM ET       Expressing Vulnerability

London West End "Top Hat" Tour

Join your host, Neil Maxfield, as you take a virtual tour of London’s West End Theatre District! Discover fascinating architecture, anecdotes, and historical figures from the 1700's to today.

April 18 at 3 PM ET    Prince of Wales, Lyric, Apollo, Sondheim

The ShowBiz Quiz

Introducing The ShowBiz Quiz, where Broadway and Theatre Trivia combine into the most feverous fun online! Play six quiz-tacular rounds of trivia – with prizes and surprises around each corner. Remember: “the faster you answer correctly, the more points you earn!”

Watch the ShowBiz Quiz trailer

April 22 at 8 PM ET

Tails From The Stage

Bill Berloni is a widely recognized expert in animal behavior and known for his dedication to animal rescue work as you celebrate the furriest of Broadway and theatrical celebrities. Tails From The Stage audiences will meet Bill and his paw-tastic companions, hear stories from the stage and behind the scenes, learn what it takes to work with animals in a live setting, and virtually interact with his friends – both furry and human!

April 25 at 3 PM ET     
Tails from Legally Blonde


Introducing Playbill Private Experiences - customized private events created for groups of any size!  Whether you are opening a show, celebrating a special occasion, hosting an office get-together or looking to re-inspire students, Playbill has a virtual experience perfect for you.  Pick the time, place and who’s on the list - we do the rest so you too can enjoy the experience from start to finish!

HENRY VI PART 1     (1983)


BBC presents the classic play by William Shakespeare. Starring Peter Benson in the title role, this is the first play in Jane Howell's adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry VI history cycle. The seeds of civil war are sown when the power vacuum left by Henry V's early death cannot be filled by the pious Henry VI. The boy king is beset by wars in France and internal unrest as the feud between Richard, Duke of York and the Earl of Somerset escalates into the War of the Roses.


HENRY VI PART 2    (1983)


BBC presents the classic play by William Shakespeare. Directed by Jane Howell, the continuing saga of Shakespeare's Henry VI stars Peter Benson, Julia Foster and Bernard Hill. The play chronicles the War of the Roses, the bloody battle for the throne between the Houses of York and Lancaster, and the disintegration of Henry's reign. When the King takes a French noblewoman for his bride, his court becomes divided and Henry faces civil war.


HENRY VI PART 3    (1983)


BBC presents the classic play by William Shakespeare. Directed by Jane Howell, the continuing saga of Shakespeare's Henry VI stars Peter Benson, Julia Foster and Bernard Hill. The play chronicles the War of the Roses, the bloody battle for the throne between the Houses of York and Lancaster, and the disintegration of Henry's reign. When the King takes a French noblewoman for his bride, his court becomes divided and Henry faces civil war.




The Railway Children tells the story of Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis, three children whose lives change dramatically when their father is mysteriously taken away. They move from London to a cottage in rural Yorkshire with their mother, where they befriend the local railway porter, Perks, and embark on a magical journey of discovery, friendship and adventure. But the mystery remains – where is Father, and is he ever coming back?




Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles is the first in-depth documentary film that chronicles the story of Fiddler On The Roof, exploring the unexpected richness of its themes as well as its long reach across time and cultures. Fiddler On The Roof is the story of all immigrants and refugees trying to escape persecution in their homeland, of the Jewish immigrant coming to America, of the fraying of tradition, generational tension, and the loss of roots. It is a universal tale of fathers and daughters, mothers and sons trying to maintain some order in their lives amidst the rapid changes that every generation must forge. It is a spectacle that is at once awe-inspiring and accessible, a cultural landmark like no other. And more than ever, it is relevant to today. And yet, the story of how this treasure came to be and the significance it has had on our culture has never been told on film. This is the story of Fiddler On The Roof.


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