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The past year and a half of jumping in and out of lockdown saw a lot of changes to society and one of the most affected sectors was the arts. Without people heading to the box office, the theatre was struggling and as a result, turned to the ever-growing world of streaming. From Stream.Theatre to Broadway HD, the world of theatre can now be delivered straight to your living room. From An American in Paris, Kinky Boots and Cats to Death of a Salesman, Hamlet and Swan Lake, the world of stage is your oyster. To celebrate this new era of theatre, we’ve hand-picked our top picks of theatre to feed your love for theatre.
A Midsummers Night’s Dream
Deep in the magical forest, a feuding king and queen cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors, resulting in tempestuous love triangles, contagious fogs and moonlight revels, surrounded by a roving audience following the action on foot. A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream is available to rent at National Theatre At Home.
Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder. Featuring Patrick Stewart and Kate Fleetwood, this gripping adaptation relocates the bloody action to a nameless 20th-century netherworld. Macbeth is available at Broadway HD.
Romeo & Juliet
The Most Famous love story of love at first sight ever told, ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents, two young people will risk everything to be together. Romeo and Juliet is available at Broadway HD.
With Tchaikovsky’s famous lyrical score, Swan Lake depicts the tragic love between Princess Odette and Prince Siegfried, performed to perfection by the unparalleled virtuosity of Russia’s great Bolshoi Ballet. Swan Lake is available on Broadway HD.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Magically capturing the twists and turns of Lewis Carroll’s classic story, Royal Ballet Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon takes us down the rabbit hole into a colourful world full of captivating characters. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is available at Broadway HD.
One of the longest-running hits in the history of Broadway and the West-End, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats has been specially restaged to capture all the music and movement of the original stage production with uncommon intimacy and depth. Cats is available at Broadway HD.
The sensational musical from Lin-Manual Miranda is filmed and soars in music and tale. Hamilton is available on DisneyPlus.
Shrek the Musical
The smash-hit film comes to life in this colourful, song-filled, Tony Award-winning Broadway production. Shrek the Musical is available on Netflix.
ANN is a no-holds-barred portrait of Ann Richards, the legendary governor of Texas. Written and performed by Emmy Award winner, Holland Taylor, ANN takes a look at the impassioned woman who enriched the lovers of her followers, friends and family. ANN is available at Broadway HD.
Angels in America
In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Regan administration, six New Yorkers with interconnecting lives grapple with life, death, love and sex, heaven and hell. The multi-award-winning production of Tony Kushner’s two-part play featuring Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, Denise Gough and Russell Tovey is available on National Theatre At Home.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
A Mississippi family gather at their country property to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell each other. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is available to rent at National Theatre At Home.
Brokeback Mountain: the Opera
The heart-wrenching story of ranch hand Ennis del Mar and rodeo cowboy Jack Twist, two young men who meet and fall in love on the fictional Brokeback Mountain in Wyoming in 1963. Based on Annie Proulx’s extraordinary 1997 short story, Brokeback Mountain was subsequently made into an Academy-award winning film directed by Ang Lee and starring Jake Gyllenhaal and the late Heath Ledger. Brokeback Mountain: the Opera is available at Broadway HD.
Herman Melville’s epic tale of a fierce, obsessive whaling-boat captain who descends into madness and puts their crew in mortal danger is brought to the stage in this thrilling production from San Francisco Opera is available at Broadway HD.
Mozart’s Don Giovanni tells the story of seduction, deception and murder all while experiencing life to the fullest. Don Giovanni is available at Broadway HD.
In this Netflix-original musical, a group of down-on-their-luck Broadway stars shake up a small Indiana town as they rally behind a teen who just wants to attend prom with her girlfriend.
The musical version of Victor Hugo’s epic tale of love and sacrifice, prisoner Jean Valjean, breaks parole in order to start life anew. He soon becomes the caretaker of a young girl but his past comes back to catch up with him. Les Miserable is available on Netflix.
In this live-action adaptation, Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and Genie join forces to stop the evil Jafar. Aladdin is available on DisneyPlus.
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