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With in-person theatre out of commission for the foreseeable future, many Broadway performers are sharing their talents online. Below are four brand-new starry performances you can watch today, March 17, from the comfort of your couch for free, though donations to specified nonprofit organizations are encouraged.
At 2 p.m. EST, four-time Tony nominee Judy Kuhn will sing songs and chat with SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky on Stars in the House. This twice daily series supports The Actors Fund, and you can watch at youtube.com/user/actorsfundorg.
At 6 p.m. EST, The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues will kick off a six-hour series of mini-performances (all prerecorded). Every 15 minutes from 6 p.m. until midnight, stars—including Broadway vets Will Swenson, Patrick Wilson, Marin Ireland, Denis O'Hare and Richard Kind—will perform tailor-made monologues, all penned and filmed within the last 24 hours. Participating playwrights include Jesse Eisenberg, Lily Houghton, and Pulitzer Prize winners David Lindsay-Abaire and Stephen Adly Guirgis. Watch on Instagram at instagram.com/24hourplays.
At 6 p.m. EST, Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner Ben Platt and his Broadway pals Noah Galvin and Kathryn Gallagher are hosting a #QuaranTunes Virtual Dance Party during which they'll dance and chat. The event supports New York City Food Bank. Watch for free on Instragam at instagram.com/bensplatt.
At 8 p.m. EST, Carousel Tony winners Lindsay Mendez and Ruthie Ann Miles will sing songs and chat with SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky on Stars in the House. This twice daily series supports The Actors Fund, and you can watch at youtube.com/user/actorsfundorg.
Ben Platt in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway. Photo by Joan Marcus.