Schedule of Upcoming and Current Free Live Stream Broadcasts | Playbill

Film & TV News Schedule of Upcoming and Current Free Live Stream Broadcasts

Your guide to where and when to watch captures of live plays and musicals.

The following is a list of current and upcoming free live streams of stage productions.


Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch
Through July 19
Leslie Odom, Jr. plays the title role in Ossie Davis' play about a traveling preacher who returns to his Georgia hometown to save the local church and the cotton pickers working on Ol' Cap'n Cotchiepee's plantation. Filmed in January 2024 at Broadway's Music Box Theatre.

Holland Taylor wrote and stars in this play about Texas governor Ann Richards. Filmed in 2016 at the Zach Theater in Austin, Texas.

Border Tales
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A commentary on multicultural Britain seen through the eyes of an international cast, told through dance, live music, and dialogue compiled from the performers’ personal experiences. Filmed in 2017 at The Place in London.


Maxine Peake stars in the title role of the Shakespeare play, directed by Sarah Frankcom. Filmed in 2014 at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, England.

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Julie Taymor directs a cast including David Harewood, Kathryn Hunter, Tina Benko, and Max Casella in the Shakespeare comedy. Filmed in 2014 at Theatre for a New Audience in Brooklyn.

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake
Matthew Bourne won Tony Awards for his direction and choreography of this version of the Tchaikovsky ballet. Filmed in 1996 at the Royalty Theatre in London.

Touching the Void

Josh Williams and Angus Yellowlees star in David Grieg's adaptation of Joe Simpson's book about his and Simon Yates' perilous descent of the Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes. Filmed in 2021 at the Bristol Old Vic in Bristol, England.

Wuthering Heights

Emma Rice adapted and directs this adaptation of the Emily Brontë novel, filmed in 2021 at the Bristol Old Vic in Bristol, England.

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