Streaming performances

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Typical

This gripping 60-minute monologue deals with the death in custody of a young black man. It's a strange mixture of comedy, tragedy, and righteous anger, held together by a bravura performance from Richard Blackw...
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Hymn

‘Hymn’ is book-ended by two funeral orations but is much more of a hymn to love than anything churchy. In this case, the love is fraternal, neither physical nor romantic, and sustained over 90 minutes with rema...
3.0★ ★ ★

Troy Story

As part of its winter season, and conceived very much with Covid restrictions in mind, THE RSC has adapted the most famous eighteenth-century English translations of Homer’s ‘Iliad’ and ‘Odyssey’ for an all-day...

Idan Raichel

The journey of the dreadlocked Idan Raichel, in his early twenties, composing music on his synthesizers from his parents’ Tel Aviv basement, to Idan Raichel’s Project, is a classic tale of how success follows d...
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A Cocktail Party Social Experiment (w/ Distance)

Can a group of strangers cut through the small talk and shallow rejoinders and instead delve immediately and deeply into vulnerable conversation? That is the experiment proposed by A Cocktail Party Social Exper...
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Up, Up, Up & Away

Since lockdown, many parents have asked me whether I’d recommend online theatre to stream for their children.  Until now, I have hesitated in recommending any. Not because there aren’t many beautiful theatre sh...
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L’Elisir d’Amore

I’ve just been watching the streaming of Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore from the Met and wish it was going to be up for another week or more! That would give more people a chance to see a lovely, witty, somewha...