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Published May 7th 2020
See the best FREE theatre, comedy, music, & more online
Theatres might be closed for now (at time of writing), but there is no need to worry about missing out on your performing arts, comedy, drag, music, visual art, and more. Australian arts have moved online, therefore, you can watch amazing plays, musicals, dance shows, comedy, and more right now, with the best seats at the house, your couch!
*Note: Please feel free to add to the list:
The list below features Australian arts that can be seen virtually:
1. The Australian Ballet
There will be free cinema-quality digital full-length performances available. The hand-picked program features a selection of their most loved inspiring ballets. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from The Australian Ballet Facebook
4. Blacktown Arts There will be a wide range of live streaming and online videos featuring live music sessions, exhibitions, workshops, home-grown film fest of short films, live piano performances from Mirko Golub, and more. Click here for the website.
The Shows Must Go On is a YouTube channel that showcases full-length performances every Friday for 48hrs. Performances include Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and more. Click here for the website.
8. Sydney Chamber Opera The Sydney Chamber Opera is showcasing virtually 'Breaking Glass, The Tent, Commute, and Her Dark Marauder' performance. The performances are the result of two years working with four talented composers. The stories are told through endless reinventing art form that could not and would not be told anywhere else, by anyone else. Click here for the website.
This online music festival showcases Artist Livestreams directly from their profile page. Artists play 20-minute sets streamed live via their Instagram accounts and at the end of their set, each musician tag-teams the next artist to play. Click here for the website.