A range of plays will be available for broadcast via YouTube in April and May, starting with One Man Two Guvnors
Updated Thursday, April 2, 2020, 6:20 p.m.
Like all places of entertainment, theaters had to close their doors in accordance with government directives Coronavirus pandemic.
However, the National Theater takes the stage to the screen by broadcasting several iconic plays on YouTube every Thursday.
Explaining why the rooms are accessible free of charge to thousands of people, a spokesperson for the National Theater said: “During this unprecedented period that saw theaters, cinemas and schools closed, the National Theater announces a new initiative, National Theater at Home, providing access to online content to serve the public in their homes.
“Audiences around the world can broadcast NT Live productions for free via YouTube, and students and teachers have access to the National Theater Collection at home.” “
Here’s everything you need to know about the National Theater’s streaming shows.
How can I watch the National Theater shows from home?
During the lockdown, the National Theater found a new way for audiences to enjoy the best of the stage. The best part of it all is that it’s free to watch.
Every Thursday at 7:00 p.m. BST on the theater’s official YouTube channel, fans will be able to broadcast a selection of shows for the week.
The first show to be available from Thursday April 2 is One Man Two Guvnors with James Corden.
The National Theater at Home initiative was praised by fans for the chance to watch the plays for free. But all this was made possible by the different actors and parts teams who renounced their rights.
“It took a bit of negotiation and management, but the outpouring of the industry was fantastic. “
National Theater Schedule at Home
- Thursday April 2: One Man Two Guvnors by Richard Bean
- Thursday April 9: Jane Eyre by Sally Cookson
- Thursday April 16: Treasure Island by Bryony Lavery
- Thursday April 23: Twelfth Night of William Shakespeare
The free games will continue until May and more titles will be announced in due course.
However, that’s not all that the National Theater has to offer, as there will also be a selection of questions and answers with the actors and the creative teams of the plays.
To help schools, colleges and universities, the National Theater has also released a new collection of national theaters which “makes the best of the British Theater available to libraries, schools, universities and the education sector.” at large “.
The collection presents productions from various theaters, including the National Theater, the Young Vic, Donmar Warehouse and Bridge Theater.