With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theaters to shut their doors, many performing art centers have taken to being open virtually.
We have listed a few theatre performances from across the globe.
The Metropolitan Opera, NYNightly streaming of Opera – The Met: Live in HD. Some of the shows may only be available with a Met Opera on Demand subscription or rental.)
When: Daily | 7:30 PM EDT
Monday, October 19 | Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Tuesday, October 20 | Lehár’s The Merry Widow
Wednesday, October 21 | Mozart’s Così fan tutte
Thursday, October 22 | Rossini’s La Cenerentola
Friday, October 23 | Verdi’s Falstaff
Saturday, October 24 | Rossini’s Le Comte Ory
Sunday, October 25 | Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier
Limits: Viewable until 6:30 pm EDT the next day
Free Student Streams | Don Pasquale | October 21 – 23, 2020
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La Voix Humaine
In this emotional solo piece, a young woman clings desperately onto the phone that connects her to her former lover. Through intimate conversations she slowly reveals her anguish over his abandonment and admits to attempted suicide the night before. Details
Saturday, October 24, 2020 | 10:30 PM
The Soldier’s Tale
The Kamloops Symphony and Western Canada Theatre join forces to bring you Igor Stravinksy’s fiendish theatrical work The Soldier’s Tale. Conceived during the Spanish Flu, this reimagined production will entertain audiences in a new digital format, over a hundred years later. Details
Until October 25, 2020 | Ticketed
The Addams Family: A New Comedy Musical
Saskatoon Summer Players is producing a fully staged, live-streamed performance of The Addams Family A New Musical Comedy.
The Addams Family is a comical feast that embraces the wackiness in every family. Featuring an original story in which Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family– a man her parents have never met. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents. Details
Saturday, October 24, 2020 | 9:30 PM
Provocative and insightful, No Child… transports the audience to the underfunded Malcolm X High School in the Bronx, where an intrepid substitute drama teacher refuses to give up on a group of at-risk students—despite their hardened attitudes and tough-talking attempts to push her away. This play within a play, with 16 characters portrayed by one actor in a tour-de-force performance, is a powerful reminder of the transformative role of the arts in our lives. Details
Digital stream October 1–November 8, 2020
Free opera performances from ensembles all over the world. The performances are all subtitled. The streaming platform also has other free content to enjoy. You can also browse for content to view in the library.
Orpheus and Eurydice | Available until December 4, 2020
Euryanthe | Available until December 18, 2020
The Gambler | Available until December 12, 2020
La bohème | Available until February 26, 2021
Opera North Live Concert | September 30, 2020 – March 30, 2021
Les Indes galantes | October 2, 2020 – January 1, 2021