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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 performances featuring Broadway stars that you can watch today, Friday, March 20, from the comfort of your couch for free.
At 2 p.m. EST, two-time Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Catch Me If You Can) 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, Company cast members Claybourne Elder and Bobby Conte Thornton are the guests on #InComesCompany, a new series on the Broadway production's Instagram page. Watch on Instagram Live at instagram.com/companybway via the mobile Instagram app.
At 8 p.m. EST, ACT of Connecticut and The Ridgefield Playhouse are live-streaming a star-studded concert featuring Wicked and Pippin composer Stephen Schwartz, Tony winner Debbie Gravitte, Sam Gravitte from Wicked, Matt Farnsworth from Cats and others. Watch for free at facebook.com/actofct.
At 8 p.m. EST, Patrick Wilson, a movie star who started out in musicals such as The Full Monty and Oklahoma!, 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 8 p.m. EST, The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization and Playbill are hosting a viewing party of the 1965 TV movie Cinderella, starring Lesley Ann Warren as the title princess and Celeste Holm as her Fairy Godmother. You can actually watch it for free anytime on YouTube, but if you tune in tonight, the R&H Org's Twitter will be sharing fun facts, trivia and even prizes.
Remember to check out our roundup of performances you can watch online anytime, including prerecorded performances at the Metropolitan Opera and the 92nd Street Y.
Raven Snook is the Editor of TDF Stages. Follow her at @RavenSnook. Follow TDF at @TDFNYC.
Top image: Norbert Leo Butz in My Fair Lady. Photo by Joan Marcus.