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March Preview: 95 Shows To Stream This Month

February has come and gone in a flash, bringing with it a lot of fantastic theatre to watch online. Now we finally have a date when theatres can re-open and sadly we still have a while to wait. While theatres won't re-open during March, the wealth of online content isn't slowing down with some stellar titles to get us through the next few weeks.

Here's what you can feast on throughout March in my biggest monthly preview yet:

Monday 1st - Wednesday 31st March: EMILIA

The archive performance of this powerful piece about Emilia Bassano is simply stunning and is returning for an encore run. Through a Pay what you can initiative, stream it on demand for the whole month. Tickets at

Monday 1st March: GWLAD!

The West End of Wales come together to celebrate the patron Saint of Wales in a special concert. Performers include John Owen-Jones and Lucie Joes both accompanied by the West End of Wales orchestra. Two performances are available with tickets at

Monday 1st March: RISE:UP

A monthly preview of a new British musical in development, the offering for March is Club Mex. Available from midday, it will be available to view on demand at no cost from


A short virtual event focusing on the stars of the future. Available to stream from 7.30pm, it aims to raise money for The Barn Theatre and Theatre Support Fund. For more information go to


Originally staged in 2018 to mark 100 years since the Representation of the People Act gave the first women in Britain the right to vote, this series of monologues explores key moments in the history of women’s rights in the UK.

Tuesday 2nd - Saturday 6th March: 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE

A virtual gala to celebrate 25 years since RENT first premiered. It premieres at 8pm EST and will remain available to stream until the 6th. Original cast members including Idina Menzel, Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp will join Lin Manuel Miranda, Eva Noblezada, Ben Platt, Billy Porter and more. Tickets available here.


Join the virtual awards ceremony in association with TikTok at 7pm. 12 recipients will each be awarded a share of £120,000 prize fund to support emerging talent in British Theatre. The show will also feature exclusive West End performances. Free to watch, catch it at

Wednesday 3rd - Tuesday 9th March: HYMN

Playing live to rave reviews last week, Hymn returns on demand for one week only. Watch at any time you like and as many times as you like. Starring Adrian Lester and Danny Sapani, it asks the question what it takes to be a good father or son.Tickets from


The legendary star of stage and screen Imelda Staunton joins writer and broadcaster Edward Seckerson to discuss his life in musical theatre. Tickets from

Thursday 4th - Saturday 6th March: CHRISTINA BIANCO

After a one-night-only livestream, the internationally acclaimed singer, actor and impressionist brings her 'Me, Myself and Everyone Else' show available to view on demand for a limited time. If you haven't seen her before, you will be blown away by her ability to match so many legendary voices. Tickets at

Thursday 4th March - Sunday 23rd May: LOVE IN THE LOCKDOWN

Stage and screen actors Rachael Stirling and Alec Newman star in a new online play with music, released over nine episodes from March 4th. All episodes are free and can be viewed at

Friday 5th March: GIRL ON AN ALTAR

This newly commisssioned work by Marina Carr is a re-telling of the ancient myth of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon. It will have a staged rehearsed reading streamed live at 7pm via

Friday 5th March: CINDERELLA

People have been clamouring for Rodgers & Hammerstein's CInderella to make its way online and today is their lucky day as the 1997 musical starring Brandy and Whitney Houston finally makes its way to Disney+ from today.

Friday 5th - Sunday 7th March: WEST END MUSICAL DRIVE IN

The third of five concerts filmed last year. This installment is a Wicked special and features performances from Alice Fearn, Laura Pick, Emma Hatton, Sophie Evans and Shanay Holmes. Tickets at

Friday 5th - Sunday 7th March: COLLABRO

Another chance to see the Britain's Got Talent winners 2020 concert recorded live at the Phoenix Arts Club. Expect some musical theatre classics and harmonies for days. Tickets at

Friday 5th - Saturday 6th March: BROTHER

An intimate new folk musical by Robin Simões da Silva and Annabel Mutale Reed about grief, new beginnings and brotherly love. It streams live for three performances including a matinee on Saturday. Tickets from

Saturday 6th - 27th March: IRISH YOUTH MUSICAL THEATRE

Every Saturday in March, join some West End megastars as they lead intensive masterclasses direct to your home. Layton Williams, Lucie Jones, Rachel John and Rachel Tucker will all take turns in the series. To take part, visit

Sunday 7th & Monday 8th March: EVA NOBLEZADA

Make a date in your diaries every Sunday night as Seth Rudetsky continues his series bringing us the best Broadway stars to our homes. A month of great guests begins with the star of Hadestown, Les Miserables and Miss Saigon. Each show takes place on the Sunday at 8pm ET which is 1am in the UK and is repeated on the Monday at 3pm ET which is 8pm in the UK . Tickets from

Monday 8th - Sunday 14th March: DADDY LONG LEGS

Based on the classic novel about an orphan and her mysterious benefactor, this production was filmed in Dublin in 2018 and is available to stream for one week only. Tickets from

Monday 8th - Sunday 14th March: GEOMETRY OF FEAR

A work synthesised by Elisabeth Frink and the changes we have experienced in our lives caused by Covid-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement, this streams for a week on

Monday 8th March: AISHA (THE BLACK ALBUM)

Monday 8th March: PUTTING A FACE ON

Two new monologues comissioned by The Old Vic to mark International Women's Day will debut online. Aisha traces the history of Black Women's Political Power in the US while Putting A Face On is about domestic abuse in women's daily lives. Both will be available to view from 10am at


Hamilton star Giles Terera joins writer and broadcaster Edward Seckerson to discuss his life in musical theatre. Tickets from

Friday 12th - Sunday 14th March: TREASON

This new musical about the Gunpowder Plot will be filmed at the Cadogan Hall with an all star cast leading a concert production. Lucie Jones, Bradley Jaden, Cedric Neal, Oliver Tompsett and Sharon Rose are among those taking part. Tickets available from

Friday 12th - Sunday 14th March: THE MUSICIAN: A HORROR OPERA FOR CHILDREN

This darkly comic children’s opera from the award-winning Belfast Ensemble retells the familiar story of the Pied Piper. The cast are accompanied by a socially distanced 16-piece orchestra. Tickets are just £5 from

Friday 12th - Sunday 14th March: A LOVE LETTER TO LIZA

A virtual event in celebration of Liza Minelli's 75th birthday, it features performances and appearances by Chita Rivera, Andrew Rannells, John Cameron Mitchell and Jonathan Groff. Tickets available from

Friday 12th - Saturday 20th March: DREAM

The Royal Shakespeare Company are staging a live online performance based on A Midsummer Night's Dream. Usig the latest technology, it will be performed with seven actors in a specially created motion capture space. Tickets at

Friday 12th - Sunday 14th March: WEST END MUSICAL DRIVE IN

The fourth in the series of Drive In concerts to be streamed. This installment boasts an Aladdin reunion with performances from Trevor Dion Nicholas, Matthew Croke, Hiba Elchikhe and Shanay Holmes. Tickets at

Sunday 14th March: WHAT'S ON STAGE AWARDS

The 21st annual awards ceremony will be held virtually this year. Hosted by Jodie Prenger and Tom Read Wilson, the celebration of musicals will feature performances from show who had their runs cut short as well as upcoming ones. Tickets from

Sunday 14th March: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

To celebrate Mother's Day, this concert will be live-streamed. With songs from classic musicals, it will feature West End performers including Joel Montague, Jo Napthine and Paul Monaghan. Tickets available here.

Sunday 14th & Monday 15th March: EMILY SKINNER

This week in Seth Rudetsky's weekly concert series he brings us the star of Side Show and The Cher Show. It takes place on the Sunday at 8pm ET which is 1am in the UK and is repeated on the Monday at 3pm ET which is 8pm in the UK . Tickets from

Monday 15th - Sunday 28th March: THE LAST FIVE YEARS

Jason Robert Browns iconic musical gets a new virtual production on the other side of the Atlantic. Nasia Thomas and Nicholas Edwards will star as Cathy and Jamie in the production filmed in New Jersey. Tickets on sale at

Monday 15th - Sunday 28th March: THE BAND PLAYS ON

A night of extraordinary tales and live music featuring Jocasta Almgill, Anna-Jane Casey, Sandra Marvin and Jodie Prenger. Catch it live on the 15th at 7.30pm or watch it on demand anytime after that. Tickets at

Monday 15th March: VICKI MANSER

Monday 15th March: DAVID HUNTER

70 concerts from the Leave A Light On again are streaming again, two a night. Tonight the encore run kicks off with another chance to catch Six star Vicki Manser at 5pm and Waitress star David Hunter at 8pm. Tickets at

Tuesday 16th March: STEPH PARRY

Tuesday 16th March: OLIVIA MOORE & PIERS BATE

Today's Leave A Light On concerts consist of 42nd Street star Steph Parry at 5pm and Waitress cast members Olivia Moore and Piers Bate at 8pm. Tickets at

Tuesday 16th - Sunday 28th March: ADVENTUROUS

An online dating comedy filmed in lockdown. Starring Ian Hallard and Sara Crowe, this talks about the problems of dating in Covid times. Tickets are available from

Tuesday 16th - Wednesday 31st March: THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY

Following the success of What A Carve Up!, five regional theatres have teamed up to bring an all star production of Oscar Wilde's legendary tale. With a cast including Joanna Lumley, Stephen Fry, Russell Tovey and Fionn Whitehead. Tickets available from

Wednesday 17th - 28th March: TURN ON FEST

Hope Mill Theatre bring the second annual Turn On Fest - an annual LGBTQIA+ festival. You can get a pass for the whole festival or pick and choose what to watch. Highlights include a conversation with Russell T Davies, Fat Roland: Seven Inch and a series of monologues. Tickets from

Wednesday 17th March: GINA MURRAY

Wednesday 17th March: CASSIDY JANSON

Today's Leave A Light On concerts consist of Chicago star Gina Murray at 5pm and Beautiful and &Juliet star Cassidy Janson at 8pm. Tickets at

Thursday 18th March: JULIE ATHERTON

Just one instalment in the Leave A Light On series today. Avenue Q star Julie Atherton takes the stage in another chance to see her concert at 5pm. Tickets from

Friday 19th - Sunday 21st March: ROLES WE'LL NEVER PLAY

Another chance to catch the concert performed at the Apollo Theatre last year. With a lineup of other 25 West End performers singing numbers you wouldn't expect them to, this is an umissable night of live music. Tickets at

Friday 19th - Sunday 21st March: WEST END MUSICAL DRIVE IN

The final concert from last years Drive In series to be streamed features Lucie Jones, Kelly Agbowu, Jon Robyns and Shanay Holmes. Tickets at

Friday 19th March: NADIM NAAMAN

Friday 19th March: RACHEL TUCKER

Today's Leave A Light On concerts feature Nadim Naaman at 5pm and Come From Away and Wicked star Rachel Tucker at 8pm. Tickets from

Saturday 20th March: LUCIE JONES

Today's Leave A Light On concert features RENT and Waitress leading lady Lucie Jones. Expect some incredible performances from this always fantastic singer. Tickets at


The third in the monthly series will feature performances from West End legends as well as graduates and other people in the performance industry. Always a lot of fun, you can view it live at 6pm on all of the theatre cafe's social channels completely free.

Sunday 21st March: BEVERLEY KNIGHT

Sunday 21st March: SOPHIE EVANS

Today's Leave A Light On concerts has the legendary star of The Bodyguard and Memphis Beverley Knight at 5pm and Wicked star Sophie Evans at 8pm. Tickets from

Sunday 21st & Monday 22nd March: JACKIE HOFFMAN

This week in Seth Rudetsky's weekly concert series he is joined by the star of Hairspray, On The Town and The Addams Family. It takes place on the Sunday at 8pm ET which is 1am in the UK and is repeated on the Monday at 3pm ET which is 8pm in the UK . Tickets from

Monday 22nd March: HEAR ME ROAR

An online experience giving writers a chance to say the unsaid, this event will showcase seven performances of new writings from talented women and will be broadcast via Zoom at 8pm. Tickets avaialble here.

Monday 22nd March - Sunday 4th April: BKLYN: THE MUSICAL

A story within a story about a troupe of street performers. This production stars Emma Kingston, Newtion Matthews, Marisha Wallace and Jamie Muscato. Tickets available from

Monday 22nd - Thursday 25th March: CELEBRATING SONDHEIM

Another chance to see the acclaimed concert originally staged last year to celebrate the 90th birthday of Stephen Sondheim. Featuring Clive Rowe, Jenna Russell and Hannah Waddingham, stream it on demand from


Monday 22nd March: NATALIE MAY PARIS

The second week of the Leave A Light On concerts begins with a double hander from Adam Bailey and Scott Hunter at 5pm and a concert from Six star Natalie May Paris at 8pm. Tickets available from

Tuesday 23rd March: LIZZIE BEA

Tuesday 23rd March: DEAN JOHN WILSON

Today's Leave A Light On concerts feature the star of the upcoming production of Hairspray Lizzie Bea at 5pm and Aladdin star Dean John Wilson at 8pm. Tickets from

Wednesday 24th - Wednesday 31st March: BLACK MATTER

Hamilton star Giles Terera has produced a new song cycle about his experiences living in Soho in summer 2020 during a pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement. Tickets available from

Wednesday 24th March: LAURA BALDWIN

Wednesday 24th March: SAM TUTTY

Today's Leave A Light On concerts feature Waitress and Eugenius star Laura Baldwin at 5pm, and the Olivier award winning star of Dear Evan Hansen Sam Tutty at 8pm. Tickets at

Thursday 25th - Saturday 27th March: INSIDE

A collection of world premiere short plays by six emerging and established writers, the first three are streamed live over the course of three days with the remaining three debuting in April. Tickets from

Thursday 25th March: JOSH PITERMAN

Thursday 25th March: JORDAN LUKE GAGE

Today's Leave A Light On concerts consists of The Phantom of the Opera star Josh Piterman at 5pm and Bat Out Of Hell and Hair star Jordan Luke Gage at 8pm. Tickets from

Friday 26th March - Sunday 11th April: SCARAMOUCHE JONES

Shane Richie stars as the titular tragic clown in the digital revival of this one-man plat. Filmed in a London theatre, it will be available to stream for two weeks from

Friday 26th March: TIM MAHENDRAN

Friday 26th March: JOHN OWEN-JONES

Today's Leave A Light On concerts are &Juliet star Tim Mahendran at 5pm and Les Miserables star John Owen-Jones at 8pm. Tickets available from

Friday 26th March: A WEEK AWAY

In this uplifting musical movie, a troubled teen takes a leap of faith by attending summer camp — and unexpectedly finds love, friends and a place to belongIt premieres on Netflix today.

Friday 26th & Saturday 27th March: SHOWSTOPPER

Two brand new livestreams from The Showstoppers, making up a musical on the spot based on the virtual audiences suggestions. Always predictable but always unmissable, get your tickets from

Saturday 27th March: RISE UP WITH ARTS

A virtual variety show bringing together performers from across the Arts including Kevin Clifton, Kerry Ellis, Stacey Haynes, Aaron Tveit and Matt Croke. Tickets available here.

Saturday 27th - Monday 29th March: GRADUATES AT CADOGAN HALL

40 musical theatre and drama graduates will take part in a series of three charity concerts filmed at Cadogan Hall. Hosted by Courtney Bowman, Grace Mouat and Luke Bayer, the concerts are supporting Acting For Others. Tickets on sale from

Saturday 27th March: EMMA KINGSTON

Saturday 27th March: DAVID HUNTER

Tonight's Leave A Light On concerts are Les Miserables and In The Heights star Emma Kingston at 5pm and the second concert in the series from David Hunter (different to the first one earlier in the month) at 8pm. Tickets from

Sunday 28th March: GRACE MOUAT

Sunday 28th March: ROB MADGE

Today's Leave A Light On concerts feature &Juliet and Six star Grace Mouat at 5pm and West End star and Twitter legend Rob Madge at 8pm. Tickets from

Sunday 28th March: TINA If you're missing the Tina musical, you'll love this new documentary about the legendary Tina Turner, premiering on Sky Documentaries today and available Internationally. The story of her life and music with involvement from the legendary lady herself.

Sunday 28th & Monday 29th March: ASHLEY SPENCER & KARA LINDSAY

This week in Seth Rudetsky's weekly concert series he is joined by the star of Hairspray and Grease Ashley Spencer joined by Wicked and Beautiful star Kara Lindsay. It takes place on the Sunday at 8pm ET which is 1am in the UK and is repeated on the Monday at 3pm ET which is 8pm in the UK . Tickets from

Monday 29th March: MIRACLE CHANCE


The third week of Leave A Light On concerts kicks off with Miracle Chance from Be More Chill at 5pm and the star of Dear Evan Hansen and Dreamgirls Nicole Raquel Dennis at 8pm. Tickets from

Monday 29th March - Monday 5th April: THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Another chance to see Sasha Regan's production of Gilbert & Sullivan's classic - filmed at the Palace Theatre in the West End last year. Tickets from

Tuesday 30th March: BRONTE BARBE

Tuesday 30th March: JARNEIA RICHARD-NOEL

Today's Leave A Light On concerts feature Beautiful star Bronte Barbe at 5pm and Six Queen Jarneia Richard-Noel at 8pm. Tickets from

Tuesday 30th March: BROADWAY BACKWARDS

The annual event that sees musical theatre stars perform songs that go against their casting bracket. his year the event takes place online. Stephanie J, Block, Lea Salonga, Deborah Cox, Ariana DeBose, Cynthia Erivo and Kelli O'Hara are among those appearing. Tickets from

Wednesday 31st March: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

A rehearsed, live, online reading of a Shakespeare classic with an International cast led by Dan Stevans and Rebecca Hall. Catch it for one night only at 7.30pm. Tickets can be booked here.

Wednesday 31st March - Tuesday 6th April: ORDINARY DAYS

Streaming via The Theatre Cafe, this is a poignant sung-through musical about how ordimnary things are what makes life so extraordinary. Watch it on demand for a week - tickets are priced at £15 and are on sale from

Wednesday 31st March: GRACE FARRELL

Wednesday 31st March: BLAKE PATRICK ANDERSON

The last day of Leave A Light On this month features concerts from West End star Grace Farrell at 5pm and Be More Chill and Hair star Blake Patrick Anderson. Tickets from

Nearly 100 shows to get us through the last month of lockdown with some brilliant titles on both sides of the Atlantic. With more shows bound to be announced, there is plenty to keep us entertained.

Each Sunday throughout March I'll post a weekly preview of what's to come over the next 7 days taking into account any changes and additions. If you would like anything included on the weekly or monthly posts, send me a message on or email me at

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