Some of the best Virtual Theatre shows that we had in 2020.
The global slowdown has had a crippling effect on the performing arts. With most countries having banned large gatherings, and social distancing being the new norm, most physical performance spaces are out of bounds. On the other hand, the digital theatre has gained popularity this year, where some of the big names in the industry opened their digital archives to offer free streaming of their productions that were recorded initially for the archives or cinema.
In the wake of this new drive, here are some of the best theatre, dance, and opera events that fans can watch from their living room now, just like you’d enjoy an assortment of some of the most popular casino games online at JackpotCity online casino from within the comfort of your home! Home entertainment is enjoying a boom now and a site like JackpotCity really allows you to cash in on the action with multiple casino games, high-level encryption and the convenience of a flick of a switch. You can even enjoy these games while taking in the best of high culture!
The Metropolitan Opera
In continuation of its widely popular past performances, the Metropolitan Opera has this rollout of different productions that goes live every night at 7.30 pm EDT and is online for the next 23 hours. These shows are free to view and recorded in HD. There may be some shows which are only available on rental or on-demand subscription.
With a communion of 29 partners from 17 countries, OperaVision has an assortment of opera from across the globe that you can enjoy at leisure whenever you so desire. With subtitled performances, you can browse for the content of your liking and view your chosen operas from the site library.
Marie’s Crisis: Virtual Piano Bar
An institution in New York with a bona fide past and considered one of the city’s remaining refuges for group singing sessions of show tunes, Marie’s Crisis is a second home to NYC’s most passionate music theatre enthusiasts. You can find talented pianists playing live on their Facebook page every night. All you have to do is just apply to join the group. You can also check out some classical music shows streaming online this month.
Stars in the House
An entertaining series hosted by SiriusXM’s Seth Rudetsky & James Wesley, Stars in the House live streams daily at 8 pm ET, 6 nights a week. With a repertoire of musical performances by celebrities aired from their residences and conversations with the hosts in between, the series aims to stream everyday till the Broadway opens for business.
Lea Salonga in Concert
Broadway’s dazzling star, Lea Salonga is here to sing her way to your heart, backed by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in PBS’s ‘Great Performances’, streaming on their website from 27 November, 9 pm EST for a month.
A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens’
Streaming online from Nov 28’20 to January 3’21, is this solo version of Charles Dickens’s holiday cliché, which was premiered initially in 2018 at L.A’s Geffen Playhouse and has been filmed for online streaming this year. The ticket price to the show is $50 and proceeds are registered to go to the participating theatres in the alliance.
The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Special
With an abundance of spiked punches and musical comedy comes the Jinkx and DeLa holiday special show with Drag Race’s most celebrated dames with an hour-long spectacular at a 2-day rental fee of $14. Streaming online from Dec 1-31’ 2020.