It’s times like these where we all crave a moment of stagey goodness and to escape the worries of daily life. Here’s a list of amazing theatrical shows, concerts and classes you can enjoy from the comforts of your own home.
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Eugenius! The Musical – The creators of Eugenius! The Musical have released an archived recording of the production at The Other Palace on the show’s Facebook page. The recording, starring Rob Houchen, Laura Baldwin and Dan Buckley, is a fundraiser for the charity Acting For Others.
Only The Brave – Wales Millennium Centre have released a recording of their 2016 production of the musical Only The Brave. The production, starring Caroline Sheen and David Thaxton, was co-produced by Wales Millennium Centre, Soho Theatre, Daniel Sparrow Productions and Birdsong Productions. The musical can be watched on Wales Millennium Centre’s website.
Myth: The Rise and Fall of Orpheus – An archived recording of the 2018 production of Myth at The Other Palace Studio has been released to YouTube.
21 Chump Street – Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 14-minute musical, 21 Chump Street, has been released to YouTube. The 2014 production stars Lindsay Mendez and Anthony Ramos.
Ghost Quartet – A recording of the 2015 McKittrick Hotel production of Dave Malloy’s musical Ghost Quartet has been made available on YouTube.
Timpson: The Musical – A recording of the 2019 Stockwell Playhouse production of Timpson: The Musical has been made available on YouTube. The musical features book & lyrics by Sam Cochrane & Chris Baker and music by Tom Slade & Theo Caplan.
V For Victory – The Musical – A recording of the 2018 work-in-progress production of V For Victory – The Musical at Stockwell Playhouse has been made available on YouTube.
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42nd Street – The 2018 recording of the West End revival production of the musical 42nd Street is available to stream on BroadwayHD. The Theatre Royal Drury Lane production stars Clare Halse and Bonnie Langford.
Kinky Boots – The 2019 recording of the award-winning musical Kinky Boots, starring Matt Henry and Killian Donnelly, can be streamed on BroadwayHD. The recording is of the West End production at the Adelphi Theatre.
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Henry V – The Barn Theatre in Cirencester have released a recording of their 2019 Built By Barn production of Shakespeare’s Henry V, directed by Hal Chambers and starring Aaron Sidwell and Lauren Samuels. The production can be watched on the Barn Theatre’s Facebook and YouTube for free with the theatre asking for donations to their #SAVEOURBARN campaign.
Shakespeare’s Globe – A new recording gets released to the Globe Player every two weeks.
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Tweedy’s Lost & Found – Giffords Circus clown Tweedy and the Barn Theatre in Cirencester have teamed up for a weekly children’s entertainment series, Tweedy’s Lost & Found. The series has featured special guests including Daisy May Cooper, Helena Bonham Carter and Dr Dawn Harper. The episodes can be watched on the Barn Theatre’s Facebook and YouTube for free with new episodes going live every Wednesday at 12pm.