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6 Free Shows to Keep Your Theater-Streaming Habit Going

Despite Broadway’s current closure, the July drop of Hamilton on Disney+ proved that Americans still have a hungry appetite for theater, even if it is via streaming at home. In fact, Filmed on Stage—a website that aggregates which Broadway and West End productions are available online and where—doubled its traffic leading up to Hamilfilm’s July […]

Catch 42nd Street, Kinky Boots and 3 Other Shows on PBS This Month

PBS’ third annual “Broadway’s Best” series starts tonight, and this year’s edition is a treat for dance lovers. The 2019 lineup features five shows: three are Broadway musicals, one’s a West End play and the fifth is a taping from The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park, with movement by a big-name choreographer. Each […]

Thanks to PBS, Everyone Can Get a Glimpse of Wheeldon's Buzzy New Nutcracker

Christopher Wheeldon’s new Nutcracker for the Joffrey Ballet was huge news when it premiered last winter. The choreographer shifted the setting from the home of a well-off German family to the Chicago world’s fair, making the hero the young daughter of a working-class, Polish immigrant sculptress. This month, WTTW Chicago, the city’s public broadcasting station, […]

This Dance & Travel Show is Giving Us Major Wanderlust

Mickela Mallozzi might have the most enviable job in the dance world. The dancer-turned-television producer hosts the Emmy Award–winning “Bare Feet,” a PBS show that explores dance from cultures all over the world. In the first season alone, Mallozzi travels to Buenos Aires, Vienna, South Korea, Italy, Croatia, Malaysia, Scotland and more, learning dances from […]

Watch This Feature-Length Dance Film Inspired by World War I

It’s a World War I film like nothing you can find on the History Channel. But it’s not like any dance film you’ve seen before, either. Young Men , choreographed by Iván Pérez, is a feature-length film starring British dance company BalletBoyz and based on a stage production of the same name. Conceived by BalletBoyz […]