Broadway On Demand, the new streaming platform for theater devotees, is proud to announce its initial slate of programming entitled “30 Days of Opening Nights.” The platform, which officially goes live on Sunday, May 17, will offer an array of headline events, including the online streaming premiere of Broadway’s Allegiance, featuring a live virtual red-carpet starring original company members George Takei, Telly Leung and other members of the Original Broadway Cast (Friday, May 29 at 7:30 PM ET), as well as a special streaming presentation of Broadway’s Bandstand, with a live virtual Memorial Day celebration featuring very special guests. (Monday, May 25 at 7:30 PM ET).
Additional programming includes New York City Ballet Principal Tiler Peck’s ballet class series, “Turn It Out with Tiler” (daily at 1:00 PM ET), “Dream Role” hosted by Frankie Grande (Mondays at 7:00 PM ET, beginning May 25 with exciting special guests) and several Broadway on Demand Originals including the new series “The Craftsman” hosted by acclaimed Broadway photographer Matthew Murphy (Tuesdays at 3:00 PM ET, beginning May 19 with special guest, Tony Award-winning Hamilton costume designer, Paul Tazewell), the series “Broadway Fanatic” hosted by @BroadwayGirlNYC, Laura Heywood (Wednesdays at 3:00 PM ET, beginning May 20), the series “Acoustic Café” (Wednesdays at 7:30 PM ET, beginning May 20 with special guest, Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee and Theatre World Award winner Adam Pascal), and the upcoming premiere of the series “First Look: New Musicals.”
Finally, Morgan Freeman and Usher are among the latest to join the star-studded lineup for the previously announced “A Night of Covenant House Stars” (Monday, May 18 at 8:00 PM ET), the benefit concert featuring more than 50 powerhouse performers uniting to sing and share a message of inspiration for young people in support and celebration of the Covenant House, the international charity providing housing, food and healthcare to children and youth facing homelessness and the heroism of front-line staff working around the clock to keep them safe during the COVID-19 crisis.
All events can be streamed directly at BroadwayOnDemand.com, where a complete schedule of events can also be found.
BroadwayOnDemand.com will include a wide selection of free content. Additionally, for a small monthly fee, a Premium Subscription will offer access to a special selection of premium content, including archival materials and the bulk of livestreams. A handful of special events will be “ticketed” using a pay-per-view model, with discounts offered to Premium Subscribers.