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Five Australian Plays Free on ABC iview

In a nationwide win for theatre-lovers and students, not-for-profit arts organisation Australian Theatre Live announces landmark distribution of five Australian plays, free on ABC iview.

The release of these plays on such an expansive and widely available free platform marks an historic deal in how theatre-on-film will be consumed by audiences in the future. Perhaps the most exciting element is the world premiere of Malthouse and STC’s production of Michael Gow’s iconic play, Away on a streaming platform.

Staying Creative in Quarantine

Beth Keehn reports on how Brisbane’s Minola Theatre has reworked Bianca Butler Reynolds’ ‘Begotten’ as an audio drama.

OA | TV: Opera Australia on Demand Launched

Opera Australia launches free online streaming platform with Joan Sutherland in the starring role.

Andrew Lloyd Webber Royal Albert Hall Celebration Streaming Free

Enjoy the celebratory tribute to musical compositions of Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, filmed at the Royal Albert Hall, FREE for just 48 hours this weekend, screening Saturday May 2 and Sunday May 3.

Featuring hits from some of his most renowned productions, such as Starlight Express, Evita, Cats, Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, and more.

You can see a new Andrew Lloyd Webber musical or concert free each weekend on YouTube channel The Shows Must Go On.

STAGE WHISPERS MAGAZINE: READ OUR MAY / JUNE 2020 EDITION FREE ONLINE NOW!!!

CLICK ON THE COVER (BELOW) TO READ OUR MAY / JUNE 2020 EDITION FREE

 

Usually this would be our annual Lighting and Sound edition, but due to advertising cancellations following the closure of theatres due to COVID-19, we have opted to create this special on-line edition which we are sharing FREE with everyone who loves to make and/or watch theatre. Our print edition will resume in July 2020.

 

 

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Watch Frankenstein Free Online.

You can now watch Danny Boyle's monster hit Frankenstein with Benedict Cumberbatch as the creature and Jonny Lee Miller as Victor Frankenstein Free on National Theatre At Home.

LIGHTS UP ON THE ARTS [HOME DELIVERY]

James Cutler and Joshua Robson Productions have announced a special online concert which will shine a light on the Australian musical theatre industry and support performers whose livelihoods have been impacted by the COVID-19 arts shutdown. LIGHTS UP ON THE ARTS [HOME DELIVERY] will be held on Monday 11 May from 7pm.

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