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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 stage stars that you can watch today, Friday, March 27 from the comfort of your couch for free.
At 2 p.m. EST, former In the Heights costars, Andréa Burns and Mandy Gonzalez, drop by Stars in the House. This twice daily series hosted by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley supports The Actors Fund, and you can watch on the organization's YouTube channel.
At 6 p.m. EST, innovative theatre company Ars Nova welcomes singer-songwriter Andrew R. Butler, who'll perform numbers from his award-winning musical Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future, which was a hit at the theatre in 2018. Butler's brilliant sci-fi folk anthems are insightful and inspiring. Catch the concert on Ars Nova's Instagram Live via the mobile Instagram app.
At 6:30 p.m. EST, cabaret haven Feinstein's/54 Below continues its #54BelowatHome series with a live concert by David Yazbek, the Tony-winning songwriter of The Band's Visit, The Full Monty and Tootsie. Tune in on Feinstein's/54 Below's Facebook page.
At 7:30 p.m. EST, the Metropolitan Opera continues its Wagner week with Götterdämmerung, starring Deborah Voigt, Wendy Bryn Harmer, Waltraud Meier, Jay Hunter Morris, Iain Paterson, Eric Owens and Hans-Peter König, and conducted by Fabio Luisi. The 2012 production was filmed for the company's Live in HD series, and is available to watch for 23 hours after the start time at metopera.org. You can still stream yesterday's opera, Siegfried, until 6:30 p.m. today.
At 8 p.m. EST, Colleen Ballinger from Waitress brings her irreverent Miranda Sings alter ego to Stars in the House. Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's twice daily series supports The Actors Fund, and you can watch on the organization's YouTube channel.
At 8 p.m. EST, The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization is partnering with BroadwayHD to screen the 1998 National Theatre of London mounting of Oklahoma!, starring a hunky pre-X-Men Hugh Jackman as Curly. Go to BroadwayHD's site and you can watch the musical for free anytime through Sunday evening. But if you tune in at 8 p.m. on Friday, the R&H Org's Twitter will be sharing fun facts, trivia and even prizes.
And if you missed Rosie O'Donnell's three-hour, star-studded benefit for The Actors Fund on Sunday night, you can watch a recording on Broadway.com's YouTube page.
Remember to check out our roundup of performances you can watch online anytime.
Top image: Lexi Lawson, Mandy Gonzalez and Jasmine Cephas Jones in Hamilton on Broadway. Photo by Joan Marcus.