Streaming the Arts

New York City Ballet

From now through May 29, New York City Ballet presents digital streams of two ballets a week, along with a full slate of other online programming, including new podcast episodes and live streamed movement classes for all ages, to coincide with the dates of their now-cancelled Spring 2020 performances at Lincoln Center.

National Theatre

The National Theatre (of England) is offering free streaming of some of its most beloved plays. Watch Frankenstein, Jane Eyre, Antony & Cleopatra and more. Tune in now as plays are on a rotating schedule and you won't want to miss your favorites. Benedict Cumberpatch is currently starring in Frankenstein!

Streaming Symphonies

If you are missing the symphony or chamber orchestra, your wait for classical music concerts is over. Classical FM is keeping and incredibly thorough updated list of classical music streaming from all across the globe. From the Met Opera to the London Symphony, Carnegie Hall and even the Bolshoi Ballet...this list will help you to pass the time in a cultured manner.

Streaming Movies

Watch 1,150 movies free online at Open Culture. Their impressive list includes classics, indies, film noir, documentaries and other films, created by some of our greatest actors, actresses and directors. Also browse the free audiobooks, ebooks and courses on the site.

Montreal Symphony

For a little Canadian musical content, check out the Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal and their online concerts offered during the shutdown.

Cirque du Soleil

Enjoy the acrobatic and artistic wonder that is Canada's own Cirque du Soleil from the comfort of your home. Each week they are adding to their catalogue of online videos which delve into both their amazing feats on stage and what goes on behind the scenes.

Canadian Film

The National Film Board of Canada is offering a wide variety of Canadian made films and documentaries on their website with new content being added regularly.

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