Below are just some of the digital offerings this week. For more, check out Playbill’s Streaming Calendar, presented in partnership with Broadway Podcast Network.
Monday, June 14
7:30 PM ET: Volpone, or the Fox
Tony winner André De Shields takes on title role in Red Bull Theater's benefit reading of the Ben Jonson classic about greed. Hamish Linklater and Tony nominees Kristine Nielsen and Mary Testa also star, under the direction of Jesse Berger.
Noma Dumezweni curates The Old Vic's One Voice solo performance series, consisting of three commissioned monologues created in collaboration with refugee artists to mark Refugee Week 2021, streaming for free on the Old Vic's YouTube channel.
Tuesday, June 15
It's Only a Play
New Jersey's George Street Playhouse concludes its virtual season with a filmed stage production of the Terrence McNally comedy starring Tony nominee Andy Grotelueschen (Tootsie), Julie Halston (You Can't Take It With You), Christine Toy Johnson, Triney Sandoval, Zach Shaffer, and Greg Cuellar, streaming through July 4.
Thursday, June 17
7 PM: Oral
Writers Alexandra Dean Grossi and Adrienne Marquand present a virtual table reading of the pilot episode of one-hour dramedy, about Izzy, a "not deaf enough" millennial. Juliet Perrell leads the cast including Tony winner Andrea Martin (Pippin), Arturo Luís Soria (The Inheritance), Adam Jepsen (Frozen), Emmy nominee Abbi Jacobson (Broad City), David Krumholtz (The Deuce), Emmy nominee Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth), Joshua Castille (Spring Awakening), and more.
8 PM: Dear Elizabeth
The Spotlight on Plays series concludes with Sarah Ruhl's Dear play based on the compiled letters between poets Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop, starring Oscar winners Kevin Kline and Meryl Streep.
8:30 PM: Ohio State Murders
Chicago's Goodman Theatre presents a live broadcast of its production of Adrienne Kennedy's play about racism in academia, directed by Tiffany Nichole Greene. The production runs at specific times June 17-20.
More Streaming Options
- A filmed production of the Off-Broadway musical Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter streams on demand through June 23, starring Stevie Holland as Linda Lee Thomas, Porter's wife of 35 years. The show has a book by Holland and Gary William Friedman, and the music and lyrics of Cole Porter, with arrangements and additional music by Friedman. Love, Linda ran at the York Theatre Company in 2013 under the direction of Richard Maltby, Jr.