What to watch in online theater next week (March 16-21)
Don't leave the room, watch the performances. Which ones - we will tell you in a new selection of online broadcasts available from 16 to 21 March 2021.
Royal Shakespeare Company:
"DREAM" - A live, online performance set in a virtual midsummer forest. Theatre, music and groundbreaking technology combine in an extraordinary exploration into the future of live performance. Follow a sprite on a moonlit journey through the night until dawn. Under the shadow of gathering clouds at dusk, lit by the glimmer of fireflies, Puck acts as your guide. Explore the forest from the canopy of the trees to their roots, meet four sprites, Moth, Peaseblossom, Cobweb and Mustardseed, and take an extraordinary journey into the eye of the storm.
Audience Plus tickets £10
Featuring NIPAI Student Durassie Amadu (Berlin, 2019)
More Information: https://dream.online/
The Royal Opera House in London is showing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro directed by David McVicar, conducted by Ivor Bolton. Viewing is paid, tickets are available on the website until April 4.
More Information: https://stream.roh.org.uk/
The Opernhaus Zürich opened access to a video recording of Christoph Willibald Gluck's opera Orpheus and Eurydice, directed by Christoph Marthaler, conducted by Stefano Montanari. Cast: Nadezhda Karyazina and Chiara Skerat. The video can be seen until April 5th.
Theater in Berlin "Schaubühne" will show Manuel Fernandez-Valdez's documentary Angelica [Tragedy] about Angelica Liddell. Show in Spanish with English subtitles. Video until available at 20:00 on March 19.
More Information: https://www.schaubuehne.de/en/produktionen/anglica-una-tragdia.html?ID_Vorstellung=4477&m=415
The Stuttgart Ballet presents one of its most celebrated choreographies, a brilliant performance of "Romeo and Juliet" with music by Sergei Prokofiev and created in 1962 by the South African dancer and choreographer John Cranko.
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre shows footage of Michael Oakley's performance based on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Cast: Charlotte Beaumont, Nathan Welch, Ned Derrington, Shalisha James-Davis, Stuart Bauman and Jeff Alexander. You can watch the video until March 31.
Goodman Theater in Chicago is showing How to Catch Creation, based on a play by Christina Anderson and directed by Nigel Smith. Cast: Karen Aldridge, Ianna Bria Bakari, Jasmine Bracey and Bernard Gilbert. Show in English with English subtitles. The broadcast is available free of charge until March 28, registration is required.
Irish National Opera’s 20 Shots of Opera made 2020 a year to remember for positive reasons. Conceived, composed, rehearsed, recorded, filmed and edited in just six months by 160 opera professionals from all corners of the artform, these 20 short operas showcase the breadth and depth of Irish operatic talent.
Sung in English. Subtitles are available in English, German and French with the option of auto-translation into over 100 other languages.
Available from 12.03.2021 at 19:00 CET until 13.09.2021 at 12:00 CET
Théâtre National de Chaillot in Paris has opened access to the performance "Acqua Alta" by the French duo Adrien M & Claire B, combining dance and animation in a new work. Director - Muhammad Athama.
Acqua Alta is a story. A woman, a man, a house. A daily routine, absurd and filled with discrepancies. But one rainy day, their life is turned upside down: the rising waters drown their home in an ink-coloured sea. A choreography mixing dance and digital animation from the makers of Pixel.
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures has posted videos of four of Matthew Bourne's ballets: Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, Cinderella and Car Men. Shows are paid (starting at £4.99), tickets are available on the website.