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Stream Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom Of The Opera for free this weekend

The other hit this weekend you won’t want to miss, aside from BTS’s special weekend streaming.

Stream Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom Of The Opera for free this weekend

(Photo: AFP/Angela Weiss)

A lot is happening this weekend.

There’s the One World: Together At Home online concert. There’s also BTS’s weekend special YouTube streaming of previous concerts.

Musical lovers will be pleased to know that Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, staged at London's Royal Albert Hall in 2011, is available to stream free on YouTube for this weekend only.  

The free musical is available on Webber's The Shows Must Go On YouTube channel. Webber launched the channel to offer theater fans around the world a chance to continue watching some of their favourite hit musicals at home.

"Universal have come up with the idea of a whole series now called The Shows Must Go On, which is about musicals going from stage to screen and they're going to show one of mine every Friday for the next few weeks," Webber said in his official video announcement of the series.

Viewers are invited to donate to The Actors Fund to raise money for Covid-19 Emergency Relief. The Actors Fund provides emergency financial aid to help cover essential medication costs and basic living expenses to those affected. The organization, which supports performers and behind-the-scenes workers in performing arts and entertainment, has so far raised over US$250,000 (S$355,450).

The free musicals began on Apr 3 with Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat and Jesus Christ Superstar on Apr 10.


Source: CNA/yy