SpongeBob SquarePants standout Jai’Len Josey, baby chemist, and Nehhemiah Luckett are among those who will showcase their original works in the latest stream from the Times Square concert series, hosted by Ben Cameron.
Lucas Hedges (The Waverly Gallery), Paul Mescal (Normal People), and Grace van Patten (The Whirligig) headline a benefit reading of Kenneth Lonergan’s coming-of-age play, directed by Lila Neugebauer. Proceeds from the event, presented by Broadway’s Best Shows’ Spotlight on Plays series, will go to The Actors Fund.
The American Film Institute honors West Side Story and One Day at a Time star Rita Moreno during its annual festival. Moreno will chat with playwright Tony Kushner as she reflects on her career in film and television and on stage.
The cast of Ain’t Too Proud, Tony winner BD Wong, and more take part in the Rosie’s Theater Kids virtual gala. Together We Rise – Zoom In: Rise Up! features RTKids honoring a moment of change in the U.S. through song, dance, and spoken word.
Samantha Barks (Pretty Woman, Les Misérables) and Simon Lipkin (Avenue Q) star in a virtual production of the musical comedy, running October 22–24 via Lambert Jackson Productions and Crazy Coqs.
Lynn Nottage, Lydia R. Diamond, Jaclyn Backhaus, Regina Taylor, and more playwrights create microplays for the newly extended virtual theatrical experience, bringing together one performer and one audience member. Performances take place on Thursdays through October 29; registration opens at 10 AM on the Monday before.
Atlantic Theater Company presents a reunion reading of Dominique Morisseau’s play October 22–24, with Ruben Santiago-Hudson again directing a cast comprised of Jason Dirden, Wendell B. Franklin, Nikiya Mathis, and Adesola Osakulumi—joined for the virtual edition by Caroline Clay.
Solve a Broadway murder mystery from the comfort of your home as you play detective and interview suspects in the interactive event from Seize the Show and Playbill Social Selects.
Circle Jerk, Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley’s play about gay, right-wing internet trolls and white supremacy in queer culture, will be streamed live from Brooklyn’s MITU580 every night through October 23 (with encore screenings through November 7).
he Metropolitan Opera’s Nightly Met Streams keeps things light this week with seven comedies: Il Barbiere di Siviglia, The Merry Widow, Così fan tutte, La Cenerentola, Falstaff, Le Comte Ory, and Der Rosenkavalier.