Where to Stream All Your Favourite Movie Musicals and Theatre
So you’re stuck at home. We are too. Good thing there’s endless hours of theatrical content available online to fill all your time social distancing. (And no, we’re not talking about a good YouTube Spiral.)
Whether you want to watch your favorite movie musical for the 100th time or you’re looking to rediscover an overlooked classic. now is the time to indulge your movie musical nerd.
Find out where to stream all your favorite movie musicals below!
Get ready for some musical theatre and chill. Want to see a full Broadway production? A Stephen Sondheim tuner? A brand new Disney movie musical sequel? Head to trusty Netflix for all the content.
One of London’s most iconic musical, Les Misérables is a tale of courage, faith and rebellion! Based on the French literary classic of the same name, this 2012 film adaptation has captured the hearts of millions of fans from all over the world.
West Side Story
If your dance at the gym was postponed, look no further than to see how it all went down back in the 50’s. This stellar musical follows the Romeo and Juliet-styled journey of Tony and Maria who get caught in a turf-war between rival street gangs. Adapted for the screen in 1961, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim’s musical still captures hearts around the world.
While spending the summer with her family in the mountains, 17-year-old Frances (Jennifer Grey, daughter of musical legend Joel Grey) falls in love with the resort’s free-spirited dance instructor.
Springsteen on Broadway
Discarding arenas for a theatre, Bruce Springsteen weaves together absorbing memories, songs and reflections from his remarkable career.
Hopelessly devoted to working from home right now? Well, this show will lift your sprits high! Originally broadcast live on network television in 2016, this catchy musical gets a fresh reboot with some familiar showbiz faces as it follows the up-and-downs of high school romance.
Whether you wanna rewatch the classic 1982 film (who doesn’t love an Ann Reinking moment?!) or see the updated 2014 version, Netflix has you sorted.
La La Land
We don’t know about you, but we’re still waiting for the stage adaptation of this spectacular bittersweet romance in modern-day Los Angeles. With lyrics by the creators of “Dear Evan Hansen,” we just had to add this incredible movie to the list!
It may not deliver in a great variety, but we’re pretty happy to binge on BBC iPlayer with these hit TV shows
Newsies: The Broadway Musical
Filmed live in the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles, this high-energy, not-to-be-missed version of the hit Broadway show will certainly leave you with a grin on your face.
RENT: Filmed Live on Broadway
Filmed live during its final performance after a 12-year run on Broadway, Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical took Broadway by storm with its incredible rock score and touching story.
It’s 1962 and change is in the air in Baltimore. Tracy Turnblad, a girl with big hair and big dreams has only one passion in life – to dance on the Corny Collins Show. This 2007 film adaptation of the revolutionary 2002 Broadway musical will leave you in the best of sprits.
Billy Elliot: Live
From London’s Victoria Palace Theatre, this live performance brings all the humour, emotion, and excitement form the multi award-winning “Billy Elliot the Musical” for you to enjoy. What better time than to show some solidarity among us!
The Prince of Egypt
Following its recent opening on the West End, Dreamworks’ 1999 film captivated audiences with its epic adventure tale of two brothers — one born of royal blood, and one born an orphan.
Couldn’t get a ticket to see Madonna at the London Palladium? Look no further as the pop superstar leads the cast of the 1996 film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s monumental musical. Get to know the iconic songs and characters before the show lands back in London this summer!
The spectacular, sell-out 25th Anniversary Gala Performance of this acclaimed West End revival tells the epic love tale between an American G.I. and Vietnamese bargirl amidst the harrowing and devastating Vietnam War. Obsessed with the “Les Misérables” cast recordings? Take a look at this hit show with music and lyrics by the same composers!
Expected the shake up the West End with its highly-anticipated arrival in 2021, what better time to revisit Baz Luhrmann’s original film. Come what may, we will always know every single word to the “Elephant Love Medley.” Virtual karaoke hang anyone?
Disney+ launched in the UK on Mar. 24, 2020 and we couldn’t be more excited! Want to take a trip under the sea with “The Little Mermaid”? Feel like experiencing a similar-ish home-bound situation with “Beauty and the Beast”? You can even watch the original Broadway cast in Hamilton, starring Lin-Manuel Miranda. Or want some live-action originals like the favourite “High School Musical”? It’s all here. After all, we’re all in this together.