Below are just some of the digital offerings this weekend. For more, check out Playbill’s Streaming Calendar, presented in partnership with Broadway Podcast Network.
Friday, June 25
7 PM ET: The Oresteia
Theatre for a New Audience presents the New York premiere of Ellen McLaughlin’s adaptation and translation of Aeschylus’ trilogy (Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, and The Eumenides), with music composed by Kamala Sankaram and featuring Kathleen Chalfant, Obi Abili, Kelley Curran, Rad Pereira, and more.
Saturday, June 26
7:30 PM: Four Chords and a Gun
Play-PerView presents a reading of John Ross Bowie's comedy about the punk band the Ramones featuring Michael Cassady (The O.C.), Emmy nominee Ben Feldman (Superstore), Emmy nominee Brendan Hunt (Ted Lasso), Tony winner Lena Hall (Hedwig and The Angry Inch), Golden Globe nominee Justin Kirk (Angels in America), and Bobby Conte Thornton (Company).
8 PM: The Progress of Pride Spectacular
A virtual celebration for global digital LGBTQIA+ audiences and their allies offers musical performances, archival footage of past marches, and more. Hosted by Lea DeLaria, the lineup also includes BD Wong, Claybourne Elder, Eric Ulloa, Harvey Fierstein, Alex Newell, Jenn Colella, Kathryn Gallagher, and Nathan Lee Graham. The event also includes clips from Playbill’s OUTTakes, featuring Anthony Rapp, Caitlin Kinnunen, Max Crumm, and Peppermint sharing stories of what Pride looks like through their eyes and performing songs that celebrate their personal connection with Pride.
Sunday, June 27
2 PM: Ghosting
Irish Rep presents the North American premiere of Waterford natives Anne O’Riordan (Call the Midwife, Doctors) and Jamie Beamish’s (Bridgerton, Derry Girls) tragic-comic new play starring O’Riordan as a woman confronting demons...and a guy who ghosted her six years ago. The production streams through July 4 at specific times.
More Streaming Options
- Shakespeare Center LA presents William Shakespeare’s Macbeth: A Virtual Live-Action Graphic Novel starring Keith David (Thoughts of a Colored Man) as Macbeth, with illustrations overseen by Sheldon Donenberg. The production streams through the weekend, with several live watch party options available.
- Yangtze Repertory Theatre, a 29-year-old company dedicated to producing new work that allows audiences to see the world through a contemporary Chinese lens, presents Clubhouse, a miniseries of virtual storytelling featuring works by five writers of Chinese heritage, streaming June 23–July 18.