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Isolation Entertainment from Around the World

Keep entertained this Lockdown!

Below is a list of Streaming Services online, right now to make sure you have your theatre fix, even if you can't get to a theatre! This is not a complete list of everything on around the world, and Holden Street Theatres is not producing any of these products, this is simply a list of theatre shows you can access online to keep you excited about theatre. We would also like to give a little extra publicity to these amazing companies striving to keep the arts industry thriving during the COVID-19 crisis.

Checkout the list below.

If you have any further questions about the content please contact the creators of the services directly.


National Theatre at Home (UK)

The UK National Theatre is streaming one recorded play a week via YouTube of their high caliber theatre shows. Each week is another fabulous performance, make sure you catch them all.

A Midsummer Night's Dream - 25th June - 2nd July

Les Blancs - 2nd July - 9th July

The Deep Blue Sea 9th July - 16th July

Amadeus - 9th July 23rd July

Cost: Free


Stay in With State (State Theatre Company South Australia)

The South Australian State Theatre Company has a range of videos to keep you learning more about theatre including Q&As, behind the scenes videos and even some Zoom backgrounds.

Available Now

Cost: Free


Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is streaming a huge range of performances on their YouTube channel for free. Their mission is to share their music with you, even if you can't join them in the concert hall. You can also donate to the MSO if you so desire.

Available Now

Cost: Free, donations accepted


Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House is putting up a huge range of on demand and live performances and talks for you to browse through. With an impressive line up of music, dance, opera and family content they are sure to have something for you!

Available Now

Cost: Free


Sydney Theatre Company

The Sydney Theatre Company has a huge range of monologues online for you to watch. With some massive stars including Tim Minchin and Hugo Weaving performing monologues from Hamlet, Mia Wasikowska with an excerpt from Lord of the Flies and many more they have something for everyone. Checkout the great list now.

Available Now

Cost: Free


The Australian Ballet

The Australian Ballet is hosting a new ballet from their archive every two weeks. With some beautiful pieces streaming through June check them out while you can.

Swan Lake - 25 June - 9 July

Cost: Free


Opera Australia

Opera Australia is here to satiate your operatic needs with not only full live performances on Sydney Harbour but with behind the scenes videos, a conversations series and the best of Dame Joan Sutherland as well. With these wonderful performances including Madame Butterfly, La Traviata and Aida up for free its worth while watching right now.

Available Now

Cost: Free


The Children's Theater of Cincinnati

The Children's Theater of Cincinnati have put together a some excellent online resources to keep the kids entertained and educated this season. With full productions available to watch as well as learning resources, talks and activities it will keep the kids entertained for hours.

Available Now

Cost: Free


Sea Wall

Sea Wall written by Simon Stephens is a monologue performed by Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Fleabag) in an intimate portrayal of a man dealing with loss. Currently streaming on YouTube it is a powerful piece of theatre not to be missed.

Available Now

Cost Free


Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare's Globe is streaming several of it's productions for free for two weeks at a time! These are available through their YouTube Channel or you can find a huge number of Shakespeare's plays to watch for purchase through their website.

Cost: YouTube content Free, Website content various


Stream the Stage

Stream the Stage hosts a huge range of comedy, music and chats from some massive names in Australian entertainment to live stream. They come in a range of prices and times so checkout who is playing!

Easy Comedy at Home Hosted by Adam Hills - 2nd July

The Pam Ann Show - 2nd July

Rama Niholas - 4th July

Kutcha Edwards, Daniel Jaurequi and Adrian Heran - 9th July

Yianni - 11th July

Jeff Daniels - 12 July

Keep The Circle Unbroken - 18th July

Cost: Various


Anansi the Spider Re-Spun

Perfect to keep the little ones entertained this is the first made for online content from Unicorn Theatre and is available to stream through their YouTube Channel. Recommended for 3-8 year olds it is about the about the infamous mischief-maker and master spinner of yarns, adapted the classic West African and Caribbean stories.

Episode 3 - 13 June - 3 July

Cost: Free


The Old Vic

The Old Vic int the UK is hosting a range of different online content including podcasts, archive performances and a range of monologues free of charge. Monologues are released on Thursdays (UK time) and are available indefinitely while the archive shows are available for one week only. With its world renowned pedigree you know this will be quality theatre.

The Greatest Wealth - Monologues

Boo - 14 May

At the Point of Need - 21 May

Rivers - 28 May

Sister Susan - 4 June

Speedy Gonzales -11 june

Family Room - 18 June

Choice & Control - 25 June

The Nuchess - 2 July

Cost: Free


Smashed Peacock

This is a live performance juggling show performed in the Peacock Theatre UK in 2010. It is a homage to Pina Bausche and has the same innocence, games, fantasy and humour of the German choreographer’s work. Live streaming now it is a wonderful hour and twenty minuets of entertainment not to be missed.

Available Now

Cost: Free, donations accepted

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