Here’s a guide to a few shows you will be able to stream this week…
Royal Opera House to present a concert live from Covent Garden: taking place on Saturday 13th June, the Royal Opera House will be presenting its first concert live from the venue since lockdown. Co-hosted by Royal Opera House’s director of music Antonio Pappano and Anita Rani from the BBC, it will feature performances from Louise Alder, Toby Spence and Gerald Finley.
The Wiz Live: following on from Hairspray and a brief pause in its series to mark Black Lives Matter, The Shows Must Go On Series will continue on the 12th June with this all-star production which was recorded in 2015. The cast includes Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, David Alan, Grier, Ne-Yo, Elijah Kelly, Uzo Aduba, Amber Riley, Common, Stephanie Mills, Shanice Williams.
A live reading of Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop: in order to raise funds to help support the legal costs for Black Lives Matter protestors incarcerated during the recent protests and rallies across the world, this virtual reading will take place on the 10th June at 7.30pm. Katori Hall’s play is a depiction of Martin Luther King Jr’s last night before he was assassinated in 1968.
White, Brixton House Theatre available to watch for a week from 7pm on the 11th June, Koko Brown’s play is about identity and considering the concept of mixed-race privilege,while trying to connect clashing cultures and explores what it means to be mixed in contemporary Britain.
The Madness of George III, National Theatre at Home: as the latest in its series, the national Theatre will present a screening of Nottingham Playhouse’s revival of Alan Bennett’s play. It will be available to watch from 7pm on the 11th June.
Twelfth Night, OVO Theatre, The Maltings Theatre: with tickets available to purchase now, OVO Theatre’s production of Twelfth Night will be available to watch through Zoom on the 12th, 13th and 14th June at 8pm.