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The present disaster has had a devastating impact on the performing arts. Broadway has shut down for not less than the remainder of 2020, and the ban on gatherings in New York extends to all different efficiency areas as properly. So the present should log on—and streaming video makes that doable. Listed here are among the greatest theater, opera, dance and cabaret occasions you may watch as we speak with out leaving house, lots of which can make it easier to assist artists and charities. Performances that go reside as we speak are on the prime of the listing; scroll previous the day by day listings to search out occasions that may nonetheless be seen for a restricted time and, beneath that, a bonus part of movies with no expiration dates. We replace this web page daily, so bookmark it for the most recent info.   

Creation Theatre: Alice: A Digital Theme Park
Saturday 11am and 2pm EDT / 4pm and 7pm BST (reside solely)
After a profitable digital run of The Tempest earlier within the pandemic season, Creation Theatre and Large Telly Theatre Firm reteam for a Zoomed-up adaptation of one other milestone of English lit: Lewis Carroll’s Alice books. Adapter-director Zoe Seaton has devised the piece with an organization of seven actors (led by Leda Douglas as Alice), with an help from playwright Charlotte Keatley within the tea-party scene. The present is carried out reside ten occasions every week by means of August 30. Tickets are restricted and value £20 (about $25) per system. 

Alice: A Digital Theme Park | {Photograph}: Courtesy of the artists

Met Stars Reside in Live performance: Renée Fleming
Saturday 1pm EDT / 6pm BST  (out there by means of)
Even because it continues its nighty streams of full productions (see beneath), the Metropolitan Opera broadens its scope with a brand new collection of reside recitals each different Saturday by prime classical vocalists from world wide. Met queen Renée Fleming continues the collection this afternoon with a live performance that she performs on the Dumbarton Oaks Museum in Washington, D.C. Christine Goerke hosts the printed, which is shot with a number of cameras and directed remotely by Gary Halvorston, who has overseen the Met’s Reside in HD transmissions. This system, accompanied by Robert Ainsley on piano, contains arias by Puccini, Massnet and Handel. Tickets price $20, and every version within the collection stays viewable on demand for every week and a half after the reside efficiency.   

Renée Fleming | {Photograph}: Andrew Eccles

Ice Manufacturing unit: we want your listening
Saturday 1pm, 2pm and 3pm EDT / 6pm, 7pm and 8pm BST (reside solely)
Want a break from the summer season warmth? The cool curatorial heads of the New Ohio Theatre’s Ice Manufacturing unit pageant at all times present a welcome breeze. In its month-long 27th version, the fest is providing 4 new works, carried out nearly for runs of three or 4 days every. Second up is we want your listening, a collection of one-on-one digital encounters devised by Velani Dibba, Ilana Khanin, Elizagrace Madrone, Stephen Charles Smith and their ensemble of ten actors. Reservations are required; the tickets are pay-what-you-will with a prompt value of $10. Due to the character of the present, attendance is extremely restricted and tickets are already bought out; join the ready listing and hope for the perfect.

Performs within the Home: Stick Fly
Saturday 2pm EDT / 7pm BST (out there for 4 days)
The invaluable Stars within the Home collection, which normally options interviews and musical interludes (see 8pm beneath), often additionally presents reside performances of performs of their entirety. Most of these efforts, together with The Heidi Chronicles, The Story of the Allergist’s Spouse and The Little Canine Laughed, have come off smashingly. This version of Performs within the Home is dedicated to Lydia R. Diamond’s dramedy Stick Fly, which was seen on Broadway in 2012 and which offers with the race, class and gender anxieties of a rich Black household in Martha’s Winery. Dell Howlett directs a forged that contains Keith Randolph Smith, Jelani Alladin, Daniel J. Watts, Renika Williams, Tiffany Rachelle Stewart and Caroline Innerbichler; singer-songwriter Crystal Monee Corridor performs authentic music. Proceeds profit the Actors Fund. 

Jelani Alladin | {Photograph}: Karen Santos

Theater for the New Metropolis: Liberty or Simply Us: A Metropolis Park Story
Saturday 2pm EDT / 7pm BST (reside solely)
Theater for the New Metropolis usually takes its annual Avenue Theater Firm present on the highway, bringing spunky, family-friendly musical agitprop to out of doors websites all through the 5 boroughs. As an alternative, this 12 months’s 44th version, Liberty or Simply Us: A Metropolis Park Story, is being carried out reside remotely twice a weekend although September 13, with nods to the areas that had been initially deliberate. Crystal Area and Joseph Vernon Banks’s inclusive oratorio celebrates the lengthy historical past of social activism in New York Metropolis parks, from the protests that adopted the Triangle Shirtwaist fireplace to the Occupy Wall Avenue motion. Collection veteran Michael-David Gordon leads the big and various forged. Performances are free and viewers are invited to sing alongside from house. 

Michael-David Gordon | {Photograph}: Jonathan Slaff

Play-PerView: RoosevElvis
Saturday 5pm EDT / 10pm BST (reside solely)
The charitable virtual-theater initiative Play-PerView presents a one-time, live-only Zoom reunion studying of the fantastic two-hander RoosevElvis, one of many standout productions of 2013. A shy, Presley-loving Midwestern lesbian takes a highway journey to Graceland, with an imaginary drag-king Teddy Roosevelt by her aspect, within the TEAM’s offbeat and on-target exploration of American daring and loneliness. Below the course of Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown), performers and co-creators Libby King and Kristen Sieh take off on flights of wildly authentic comedy, set in marked counterpoint with melancholy. “This superb present is robust exactly as a result of it focuses on people,” wrote Helen Shaw in her Time Out evaluate. “Some astonishing scenes, a number of the perfect I’ve seen this 12 months, are the consequence.” Tickets price $15 and up, and proceeds profit the TEAM and the Emergency Launch Fund. 

RoosevElvis | {Photograph}: Sue Kessler

The Street Theatre Firm: Summer time Playwrights Pageant
Saturday 5pm and 9pm EDT / 10pm and 2am BST (out there for 24 hours)
Los Angeles’s Street Theatre Firm takes its 11th annual Summer time Playwrights Pageant on-line, providing 26 readings of recent performs and shorts over the course of three weeks. A donation of $15 is usually recommended per occasion, and may be contributed right here. The pageant continues as we speak with two exhibits: Austin Caldwell’s Balls (5pm), a couple of younger man with testicular most cancers, and Sharr White’s Photos from Dwelling (9pm), tailored from photographer Larry Sultan’s assortment of portraits of his personal dad and mom over the course of a decade.  

Sharr White | {Photograph}: Courtesy of the artist

Marie’s Disaster Digital Piano Bar
Saturday 5pm–10:30pm EDT / 10pm–3:30am 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 part of the Maries Group web page on Fb to look at from house, and don’t overlook to tip the pianist and employees by means of Venmo. Tonight’s scheduled pianists are Franca Vercelloni (@Franca-Vercelloni) and Michael James Roy (@MichaelJames-Roy). 

Supply Materials: In These Unsure Occasions
Saturday 7pm EDT / midnight BST (reside solely)
Samantha Shay directs her firm, Supply Materials, in an hour-long devised play on Chekhovian themes that has been developed expressly for Zoom efficiency. (Gauntlet picked up, Richard Nelson!) Grace Tiso leads the forged of seven. A donation of $10–$25 is usually recommended however not required; the play will likely be carried out once more tomorrow.

In These Unsure Occasions | {Photograph}: Courtesy of the artist

Improvements in Socially Distant Efficiency: a farm for meme
Saturday 7pm (English) and seven:45pm (Spanish) EDT / midnight (English) and 12:45am (Spanish) BST (reside solely)
Playwright Virginia Grise groups up with director Elena Araoz, of the brand new Princeton analysis venture Improvements in Socially Distant Efficiency, for a Zoom efficiency a couple of 14-acre farm in the course of South Central Los Angeles. This weekend, the 20-minute piece is carried out reside twice a day—as soon as in English and as soon as Spanish—by a forged led by Marlene Beltran. Reservations are required.

Dixon Place: Sizzling! Pageant 
Saturday 7:30pm and eight:30pm EDT / 12:30am and 1:30am BST (reside solely)
Escape your humdrum black-and-white life for the various shades of homosexual on the Sizzling! Pageant, Dixon Place’s annual celebration of all issues same-sex. Tonight the pageant flames out with two ultimate exhibits: Taylor Cozort’s darkish comedy The Odds Are Good, However The Items Are Odd (7:30pm), an autobiographical depiction of a weight-control journey, and Margot Mejia’s Hello Bi (8:30pm), a full-length bisexual love story. The latter, which has been recorded remotely and painstakingly edited, will likely be out there for viewing afterward by itself web site

Hello Bi | {Photograph}: Courtesy of the artist

The Metropolitan Opera: Ernani
Saturday 7:30pm EDT / 12:30am BST (out there for 23 hours)
The Met continues its immensely well-liked free rollout of previous performances, largely recorded in excessive definition. A unique archival manufacturing goes reside at 7:30pm every evening and stays on-line for the following 23 hours. Tonight’s choice, which precedes the HD period, is a 1983 telecast of Verdi’s Ernani. Leona Mitchell stars as Elvira, a younger girl torn amongst three suitors: the horny unhealthy boy Ernani (Luciano Pavarotti), the wealthy and outdated Silva (Ruggero Raimondi) and the King of Spain (Sherrill Milnes). James Levine mans the baton.

Ernani | {Photograph}: Metropolitan Opera Archives

Stars within the Home: Save the Arts!
Saturday 8pm EDT / 1am BST 
Showtune savant and SiriusXM host Seth Rudetsky (Catastrophe!) and his husband, producer James Wesley, are the animating forces behind this formidable and really entertaining collection, during which they play host to theater stars in reside, 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 properly. Donations profit the Actors Fund. On tonight’s version, stars together with Audra McDonald, Rosie Perez, Ben Stiller, Misty Copeland and Justina Machado lend their voices to the refrain of advocates for emergency authorities assist for the humanities business.

Metropolitan Playhouse: Within the Season
Saturday at 8pm EDT / 1am BST 
The dramatic archaeologists of the Metropolitan Playhouse unearth Langdon Mitchell’s 1893 debut play, Within the Season, a one-act comedy about younger love that could be stifled by the constriction of London society. Creative director Alex Roe helms the 30-minute studying, which is adopted by a talkback.  

Broadway Bares: Zoom In
Saturday 9:30pm EDT / 2:30am BST 
Broadway gamers get additional playful on the beloved annual burlesque extravaganza Broadway Bares, the place the Nice White Means’s hottest refrain guys and gals bump and grind to boost cash for Broadway Cares/Fairness Fights AIDS. The profit cannot be held within the flesh this 12 months, so Broadway’s horny feast of titillations and help is providing a digital version that features new routines recorded remotely in addition to video highlights from previous editions of Broadway Bares. (Click on right here to see pictures of current Broadway Bares occasions.) You possibly can watch it on the Broadway Bares web site or by means of one of many occasion’s many media companions, together with Time Out.

Broadway Bares 2019 | {Photograph}: Billy Bustamante

All Arts: Home Seats: Fireplace This Time Pageant
Sunday 8am EDT (U.S. solely)
WNET’s All Arts platform presents a set of 10-minute performs by seven writers: Cyrus Aaron, Niccolo Aeed, Natyna Bean, Tyler English-Beckwith, Jay Mazyck, Deneen Reynolds-Knott and Mario (Mars) Wolfe. Filmed earlier this 12 months, this occasion was the centerpiece of the 11th annual version of the Fireplace This Time Pageant, which showcases early-career African-American playwrights. The total assortment is simply viewable in the US, however All Arts can be rolling out one playlet daily this week at 10am on the All Arts YouTube channel.

Assumed Positions | {Photograph}: Garlia Jones

Ice Manufacturing unit: we want your listening
Sunday 11am, midday and 1pm EDT / 4pm, 5pm and 6pm BST (reside solely)
See Saturday 1pm.

Creation Theatre: Alice: A Digital Theme Park
Saturday 11am and 2pm EDT / 4pm and 7pm BST (reside solely)
See Saturday 11am. 

Stars within the Home: Theatre Raleigh
Sunday 2pm EDT / 7pm BST (out there for 4 days)
Stars within the Home periodically shines its highlight on regional theaters, as in as we speak’s matinee version about North Carolina’s Theatre Raleigh. Lauren Kennedy Brady hosts the episode, whose visitors embody Kate McMillan, Yolanda Rabun and Gerard Williams.

Supply Materials: In These Unsure Occasions
Sunday 2pm EDT / 6pm BST (reside solely)
See Saturday 7pm. 

Theater for the New Metropolis: Liberty or Simply Us: A Metropolis Park Story
Sunday 2pm EDT / 7pm BST (reside solely)
See Saturday 2pm. 

Improvements in Socially Distant Efficiency: a farm for meme
Sunday 3pm (Spanish) and three:45pm (English) EDT / 8pm (Spanish) and 8pm (English) BST (reside solely)
See Saturday 7pm. 

John McDaniel: Sunday Tea with John McD
Sunday 3pm EDT / 8pm BST 
The affable pianist, musical director and composer John McDaniel—recognized to nationwide audiences from his stint because the chief of The Rosie O’Donnell Present’s home band, the McDLTs—now provides an intimate afternoon of music as soon as a month on Fb Reside. 

John McDaniel | {Photograph}: Steve Ullathorne

Marie’s Disaster Digital Piano Bar
Sunday 4pm–9:30pm EDT / 9pm–2:30am BST
See Saturday 5pm. Tonight’s scheduled pianists are Adam Michael Tilford (@Adam-Tilford-1) and Dan Daly (@DanDalyMusic).  

The Street Theatre Firm: Summer time Playwrights Pageant
Sunday 5pm and 9pm EDT / 10pm and 2am BST (out there for 24 hours)
See Saturday 5pm. SPF continues as we speak with two readings: Angela J. Davis’s prize-winning Agathe (5pm), concerning the murdered Rwandan prime minister Agathe Uwilingiyimana, and an anthology of quick works (9pm) by Lonnie McGuire, Emily Jerez, Steven San Luis, John Yarbrough and Patti Veconi.

Angela J. Davis | {Photograph}: Courtesy of the artist

Metropolitan Opera: Die Walküre
Sunday 7:30pm EDT / 12:30am BST (out there for 23 hours)
See Saturday 7:30pm. The Met’s 20th week of free operas concludes with a revival of Robert Lepage’s techtacular manufacturing of Die Walküre, the second a part of Richard Wagner’s epic Ring Cycle. Greer Grimsley and Jamie Barton play the king and queen of the outdated Norse gods; Eva-Maria Westbroek and Stuart Skelton are the demigod twins whose incestuous affair brings catastrophe, and Christine Goerke is the heavenly warrior who takes pity on them. Philippe Jordan conducts this 2019 efficiency. 

Die Walküre | {Photograph}: Richard Termine

Playdate: At present I Noticed a Hen and Watched You Fly Away with It and Waze
Sunday 8pm EDT / 1am BST (reside solely)
The brand new virtual-theater firm Playdate, dedicated to the event of recent works within the Covid period, presents the second of three weekly double payments of performs by rising writers, with casts that embody a number of tv notables. This version contains Ben Kaye’s At present I Noticed a Hen and Watched You Fly Away with It, with Owen Thiele and Wonza Johnson as a pair whose relationship is examined when they’re pressured to make money working from home, and Lizz Bogaard’s Waze, starring Caroline Aaron as a grandmother who causes hassle throughout a job interview between Ed Weeks and Jay Jay Warren. Tickets to the performances, which might solely be watched reside, begin at $5; proceeds profit Shade of Change and LA YWCA’s COVID-19 Reduction Fund. 

Jay Jay Warren | {Photograph}: Courtesy of the artist

The Seth Live performance Collection: Cheyenne Jackson
Sunday 8pm EDT / 1am BST (reside solely)
Seth Rudetsky’s intimate chat-and-sing collection on the Artwork Home in Provincetown has drawn prime 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 visitors, and now he brings the magic on-line in a weekly collection that makes use of a brand new strategy to sound design to make it doable to accompany his visitors in actual time. Becoming a member of him for this episode is the virtually comically hunky Cheyenne Jackson, who rode a basic understudy-to-star highway to his breakout function within the 2005 Elvis musical All Shook Up and has gone on to additional success on Broadway (Xanadu) and TV (30 Rock). Digital tickets price $20; tonight’s reside version at 8pm will likely be recorded and rerun tomorrow at 3pm.   

Cheyenne Jackson | {Photograph}: Karl Simone

Riant Theatre: At All Value
Sunday 8pm EDT / 1am BST (reside solely)
The Riant Theatre, greatest recognized for its Strawberry One-Act Pageant, provides a Zoom studying of Rashida Costa’s drama At All Value as a part of its ongoing Jocunda Music, Movie and Theatre Pageant. The play issues a Black soldier who buys a on line casino within the South after World Warfare II; Van Dirk Fisher directs a forged of seven. Tickets price $15 and advance reservations are required; a dialog with Costa and the forged follows the efficiency.

Rashida Costa | {Photograph}: Courtesy of the artist

Brian Nash
Sunday 8pm EDT / 1am BST 
A wizard on the piano and an ace musical director, Brian Nash can be an exuberant showman when he takes the mic himself—as he normally does on Sunday nights on the Duplex within the West Village, the place he has held courtroom for the previous decade or so. Tonight he brings the magic to Fb Reside in a weekly digital live performance. In lieu of a tip jar, you may Venmo him at @BrianJNash. (For those who do it upfront, be happy to incorporate a request.)

Brian Nash | {Photograph}: Robb Sapp/Soiled Sugar

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