The Concord Players Present

Theatre at Home from Around the World

With so many shows and concerts postponed or cancelled, we'd like to share with you some ideas for enjoying free theatre, music and dance at home, brought to you by organizations from around the world. Explore our calendar of events, or scroll down to learn more about the performances. We'll keep adding to this page as we learn of more offerings.

Here's the key to our color coding:
  • Musicals and More (Circus, Dance, Music)
  • Plays
  • Shakespeare
  • Opera/Ballet/Classical Concerts

To view by category, simply click on the down arrow at the upper right hand corner of the calendar and make your selection.

 

As reported on FilmedOnStage.com:
PBS has unlocked past episodes of Great Performances and Live from Lincoln Center for unlimited streaming. PBS plans to add more selections throughout the month of June, including the premiere of Ann, a theatrical portrayal of the colorful and inspiring Ann Richards, Governor of Texas from 1991-1995.

More from FilmedOnStage.com:
Check out their updating list of musicals, plays, and operas that are now streaming for free!



Photo Credit: Phil Davis

The Metropolitan Opera is featuring nightly encore "Live in HD" performances of some of the world's greatest operas as recorded over the past 14 years. Of special note:

Straussís Der Rosenkavalier (Saturday, July 25), Puccini’s Tosca (Tuesday, July 28),
Verdi’s Il Trovatore (Thursday, July 30), and Wagner's Die Walküre (Sunday, August 2)

 

 


The Stratford Festival, North America's largest classical repertory theatre company, is offering FREE streaming of 12 of their finest Shakespeare productions. One film will be released on their YouTube channel every Thursday at 7pm ET, starting with King Lear on April 23 – aka Shakespeare’s birthday! – and will remain available for three weeks.

Streaming as of Thurday, July 23:
Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew




If you're still looking for a theatre "fix," but only have a half hour or so,
check out these local opportunities:

  • Enjoy a webinar hosted by the A.R.T.ís Artistic Producer Mark Lunsford at noon each Tuesday
  • ArtsEmerson hosts conversations with artists on their TogetherApart blog
  • The Huntington answers your questions and shares messages from artists and production staff via Huntington@Home

Best of all, how about this Keep Fit With Theatre site to get you up off the couch and moving? Bet you can't sit still!