ONLINE SHOWS

An upside of the pandemic has been high quality broadcasts of family-friendly productions at home. No need to stay quiet for these show; all ages can freely talk/question/dance along.

See our guides to Hamilton for kids and online music for more virtual performing arts.

The Great New Victory Scavenger Hunt

Join a family-friendly competition and support free arts education for NYC public schools. Complete missions for points – answer trivia questions, completing activities and submitting photos or videos through the app, show off secret talents, put together a family band with stuff from your kitchen and more challenges created in collaboration with wonderful New Victory…

Met Opera On Demand

Access recorded Live in HD screenings  of the Metropolitan Opera’s legendary repertory and and other content. Not all shows are kid-friendly (watch out for murder/rape/etc), but the music and visuals are always stunning. We recommend Cendrillon, The Magic Flute, L’Elisir d’Amore and The Merry Widow for all ages.

TheaterWorksUSA TV

Rent videos of TheaterWorksUSA’s excellent family-friendly musicals including A Christmas Carol, Jungle Book, A Tribe Called Tubman and many more. Also see behind-the-scenes with the artists, and try theater activities and crafts to make and share online.

Ailey All Access

The acclaimed Alvin Ailey dance company shares full length videos of past performances. Also see videos of company members dancing the landmark Revelations and other pieces together from home, join free online dance classes and check out the  great Resource Guide for Educators.

Find free live and on-demand classes for all ages in a variety of dance…

Lincoln Center At Home

Watch short #concertsforkids recorded (at home) by world-class artists including musician Etienne Charles celebrating a cross-section of cultures from the African Diaspora, Soul Science Kids weaving soul, funk, hip-hop and educational themes and many more diverse voices.

Learn puppetry, dance, songwriting and other art forms with simple materials found at home with Lincoln Center Pop-up…

Kennedy Center Education

Explore music, dance, theater, opera, visual and media arts through informative and engaging Kennedy Center Education interactive lessons with music videos. Learn about African-American History,  US President’s Favorite Music, all sorts of dance, popular American songs and more.

Designed for grades K-12.