‘Stay at home’ theatre, performances and festivals

A list of some of the work for at home audiences and participants.

Italy’s International Opera Choir sings (in isolation) a thank you to medical workers (Link at end of the article below)


Richard Dedomenici’s Coronavirus Song Contest –


GIFT FESTIVAL – https://www.giftfestival.co.uk/post/gateshead-international-festival-of-theatre-launches-digital-tenth-edition-programme-of-performance

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra – “From us, For You” – Orchestra members individually play from home, and combined play as an orchestra.

Contact Theatre, Manchester, UK



WSO Isolation festival – https://www.facebook.com/groups/isolationfest/

Coronavirus Time-Capsule Project from Company Three – great project for youth theatres and teens – includes a blueprint for starting your own version


BBC’s Culture In Quarantine Festival – Live streaming of theatre and live music


The Cosmic Shambles Network’s Stay at Home Festival – Live broadcast festival of daily stand-up and other comedy programmes.


The Social Distancing Festival – An “online artist’s community made to celebrate and showcase the work of the many artists around the world who have been affected by the need for social distancing due to…Coronavirus” in order to “com[e] together as a community at a time when we need it more than ever.”

Stay LIVE at Home by Perform Istanbul – A series of ‘home performances’ and an invitation for performing artists to create a ‘global movement’: “We hope to raise awareness of healing through live movement and stay together within the current health crisis and create a common language through our individual spaces.”

From Louise Wilson – Walks to Remember During a Pandemic: ‘With memory I was there’:


Rob Myles’ The Show Must Go Online has a weekly live-stream:


The Corona Virus Theatre Club:

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