Stream these shows to get ready for the election
Election day is November 3, which is a week away, and while you’re jamming to these tunes to feel empowered and getting out the vote with your friends and family, why not take a little time to watch some politically relevant theatre?
From a new play about politics today to an election night eve benefit concert, here shows to stream and support before (or after) you get out the vote.
Phylicia Rashad directs this timely play about three lawyers defending a wealthy white executive accused of raping a Black woman. Issues of race, sex, and more rage in this play, which stars Ed O’Neill, David Alan Grier, Alicia Stith, and Richard Thomas.
This conversation-sparking play is streaming for 72 hours only on TodayTix starting Oct. 29. Tickets are pay what you can starting at $5 and benefit the Actors Fund.
Daniel Dae Kim leads the cast of this new play about the internal politics of the current election cycle that asks the question: will democracy survive the digital age? This benefit reading is produced by TodayTix alongside 3AD and New York Theatre Workshop, and tickets benefit The Creative Coalition.
Stream this new play, which also stars Joel de la Fuente, Carrie Preston, Antonia Thomas, and Tamlyn Tomita, through Nov. 2.
Broadway’s best are coming out to use their voices (literally) to sing out for freedom the night before the Nov. 3 presidential election. Hosted by Lea DeLaria, the event will include performances from stars like Adrienne Warren, Phillipa Soo, Rachel Brosnahan, Keala Settle, Heidi Schreck, Katrina Lenk and more.
The event will benefit the NYCLU and ACLU and celebrate the legacies of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and John Lewis while championing and protecting the right to vote. The event is completely free to stream and a great way to get ready for election day!