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Even though in-person theatre and dance are back in full swing, in the name of accessibility we're continuing to round up performances to watch online from the comfort of home. Our carefully curated list spotlights the five best options to stream this weekend, Friday, December 1 to Sunday, December 3, for free or at low cost.
Streaming for 24 hours starting on Friday, December 1 at noon for FREE
Florencia Iriondo's heartfelt solo musical chronicles her journey from Argentina to New York City as she searches for family and a place to belong. Backed by a two-piece band, Iriondo shares her intimate and uplifting immigration tale. Recorded live on stage at Soho Playhouse, where SOUTH recently wrapped up its successful run.
Live-streaming Saturday, December 2 at 9:30 p.m. ET for $26.50
Tony nominee Sally Mayes kicks off a series of concerts with this career retrospective. Expect to hear tunes from the musicals she's been in, such as She Loves Me, Closer Than Ever, Urban Cowboy and Pete 'n' Keely, special arrangements of songs from her acclaimed cabarets and lots of backstage stories. Live-streaming directly from The Green Room 42 in Midtown. If you prefer to attend in person, click here for info.
Streaming on Playbill December 1-3 for FREE
Last month, a slew of stage stars including Shoshana Bean, Victor Garber, Julie Halston and Willam Belli, performed a benefit concert for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. To mark World AIDS Day, Playbill presents a recording of that evening, which you can stream at no cost all weekend, through donations are encouraged.
Streaming until Friday, December 8 for €15, approximately $16.50
The Galway International Arts Festival's lauded revival of Bedbound is now available to stream worldwide. A two-hander by Tony winner Enda Walsh (Once, Sing Street, Lazarus), the play stars Colm Meaney and his real-life progeny Brenda Meaney as a deeply dysfunctional father and daughter living in a tiny bedroom, where they talk in circles about his former professional glory and her intense fantasy life. Recorded live on stage this past summer, the production marked Meaney's return to the Irish stage after a 40-year absence.
Streaming on Apple TV+
Ted Lasso may have turned Hannah Waddingham into a household name but theatre lovers on both sides of the pond have loved the sassy and statuesque singer for years thanks to her acclaimed performances in Spamalot, A Little Night Music and Into the Woods. For this music-and-mirth-filled holiday special, which was recorded live at the London Coliseum, she's joined by many of her Ted Lasso crew along with special guests such as Hamilton Tony winner Leslie Odom, Jr. and erstwhile Gaston, Luke Evans. Hannah Waddingham: Home for Christmas is free to stream for Apple TV+ subscribers. Not a subscriber? You can get a seven-day free trial.