Center Screen

July 9, 2020 MogoARTS Marketing

Welcome to Center Screen! MogoARTS partners with incredible organizations who in response to these unprecedented times, have brought art to our living rooms. We are sharing a curated collection of that streaming content that we have lovingly named, Center Screen. We are proud to showcase our partners and bring the arts community together. We know the show will go on, but for now, it’ll continue right at home!

Each week we will be highlighting new featured content and events from our community. “Arts opens the closets, airs out the cellars and attics. It brings healing.” – Julia Cameron.

This Week (July 9 - July 16)

Juneteenth Jubilee Online is an educational docuseries that is meant to celebrate the historic Juneteenth through music, drama and art. A new episode of the seven part series will premier each Friday from June19th – July 31st.

Join ASC for their weekly ‘Then Must You Speak’ with Dr. Ralph to bring together scholars and artists for a conversation about race and Shakespeare on paper and on stage to grow understanding of the many ways in which ‘classical’ theatre exposes and intersects with issues of social injustice, systemic racism and equity while offering a lens to embody positive change.

Experience Omaha’s favorite, A Christmas Carol, filled with stunning Victorian costumes, festive music and crisp, wintry sets.

Hershey Felder’s Beethoven will showcase some of the composer’s most beloved works while immersing audiences in the astounding life of Beethoven.

Join Oregon Symphony for a collective music celebration in their new episode of Essential Sounds every other Sunday.

Join Seattle Opera and Shelly Traverse for Songs of Summer. Ms. Traverse’s recital program highlights her varied repertoire, including French and American art songs.

Watch John Lewis: Good Trouble from home – the movie follows John Lewis, a leading figure of the civil rights movement, and his fight for equality.


Arts Club Theatre Co is offering free online workshop classes every Wednesday through Zoom from one of their Arts Club instructors. Play theatre games, connect with other drama lovers, and learn more about theatre.

AURORA CONNECTS is a weekly live broadcast by Aurora Theatre Company on Fridays at 4:00PST. AURORA CONNECTS is streamed live on their YouTube channel, allowing you to react, comment, ask questions, and engage in real time.

Every Thursday, Opera Colorado will be sharing their Opera Colorado Archives to share some of the best performances from the last three decades.

Every Sunday at 6:00PM CDT, join Auditorium Theatre at #StreamingSundays featuring their performers. The Livestream will be done through their Facebook Live.

The RPO concerts will be broadcasted every Monday at 8:00PM EST, available streaming at

Every week, Soulpepper Theatre will be posting live streamed content like online script readings for you to enjoy at home!

Arts Club’s Live From Home are live performances by their talented performers from home! Posted twice a week, follow along to see these talented artists.

Explore the music of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra from your own home through BSO Podcasts! From performances of the stellar Off The Cuff series (released every Tuesday) from our archive to Classical Insights (released every Saturday) from Program Director Jonathan Palevsky

FWSO has created The Music Lab to provide a unique opportunity engage with musicians, staff and sponsors beyond the walls of Bass Hall. There will be weekly content all communities can access to grow musically, discover archived, live or curated performances and generally connect with other music lovers.

Through Beethoven Explained, Nashville Symphony Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero returns to Facebook Live every Wednesday at 6:00PM CT to present a series of weekly lectures and Q&A sessions on Beethoven’s nine symphonies, along with his choral masterpiece Missa Solemnis.

Oregon Symphony’s new series, minute for music. A couple of times every week, they will post video content by Oregon Symphony musicians either playing a favorite piece, sharing favorite music, or it may simply be a “day in the life of…”!

Fridays at Five is a new series of weekly pre-recorded concerts that aspire to connect you – to music, to musicians, to the warm and unique feeling of experiencing live music at the SFJAZZ Center. You can sign up for $5.00 a month for a digital membership to gain access!

Symphony at Home concert series by WSO is in partnership with Radio Kansas. Every Friday night at 7:00PM CT through May 22, tune in to Radio Kansas or listen online to hear some of our favorite programs from the last 10 years with Maestro Daniel Hege, hosted by Katelyn Mattson-Levy.

ZACH Now! brings you musicals, plays, performance clips, and new artist collaborations—updated weekly, all for free!

On Going

Through Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s Play On! virtual resources, they are offering free workshops, monologues by actors from ASF and more!

Interact at Home by ACT Theater has fun at home activities like Take 10, which features fun interactive games and Takes on a Scene where artists provide commentary on a specific scene from a recent A.C.T. production.

Alley Theatre is presenting Alley @ Home a collection of their online resources with features like designer talks, meet the playwrights, and other fun segments!

Join Arts Club Theatre In the Wings as they present interviews, shop talks and more!

Arvada Center’s Black Box Series features directors and the cast hosting post-show talkbacks virtually in their living rooms – so everyone can revisit this season’s productions in their own homes! 

Bach Festival Society’s Artistic Director and Conductor, John V. Sinclair has introduced a regular series of blog entries called “Musical Moments”. In them, he shares a recorded song and explains what makes it a great work and the meaning it conveys.

Join Baltimore Symphony Orchestra with BSO Offstage for podcasts, recordings, activities and at home performances!

Join Boston Ballet and Stay Connected through prerecorded and live rehearsals while keeping up with the dancers!

Check out Bucks County Playhouse’s new segment Playhouse Live with recordings of live broadcasts available on Vimeo!

Now, More Than Ever is Cal Performances’ series of performing arts videos for a time of physical distancing. These recordings of serve as a reminder of the performing arts’ ability to express the power and potential of the human spirit.

Cal Shakes Online unites artists and audiences through resources and programming to help bring entertainment and joy.

Canadian Opera Company’s #OperaAtHome is an initiative to share one clip every day on to help bring opera to your home during this time.

Center Repertory Company presents a video series called ReActs. Artistic Director Michael Butler has invited artists from the stage to revisit a favorite role or send a musical message.

Chicago Opera Theatre presents Opera for All Virtual Classroom featuring activities and resources for anyone looking to learn more about music and opera at home!

Chicago Shakespeare Theater has posted a Watch and Listen section with video and audio archives from past performances as well as new ones for you to enjoy!

Keep Creating is a College of Arts and Humanities (ARHU) virtual initiative that creates spaces for University of Maryland’s artists and humanists to share their works and for anyone to experience UMD’s various arts offerings from home.

Columbus Symphony released a beautifully curated virtual performance of the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah, performed by the musicians and chorus of the Columbus Symphony.

Join Cygnet Theatre’s Interview Series for an intimate and introspective chat featuring the actors, playwrights and designers you love!

Tune in to Fort Wayne Philharmonic’s FWPhil2U for a wide variety of Philharmonic favorites offered just for you. From Musically Speaking Online Sessions, to WBNI/WBOI Weekly Programs and Educational Resources, there is something for everyone.

Join Nashville Opera and watch their children’s opera, The Enchanted Forest. Get ready for bright sets and costumes, four professional opera singers, and a pianist. It’s 40 minutes of opera fun plus a timely lesson about caring for your family and planet!

Nashville Rep has revealed its Virtual Season Reveal Party to announce each of the shows in their 36th season!

NC Theatre Conservatory’s gifted students are sending virtual joy with the Quarantunes project with over 50 filmed songs!

SF Performances is sharing memorable concerts from the past for you to enjoy from the comforts of your home! Each performance was recorded live at the Herbst Theatre, from 2004–08.

Explore Sarasota Orchestra’s Music Moves Us ever-growing collection of video messages and music, concert recordings, and more.

Seattle Opera’s Opera at Home initiative is intended to find different ways to bring you the art form you love. From video playlists of past favorites to family-friendly Opera Time sessions, new podcasts, streaming Opera Talks, and more.

Visit Seattle Symphony’s Youtube Channel for recordings of old performances so you can enjoy the music right from home!

Visit Seattle Symphony’s Tiny Clips for Tots playlist to explore video learnings for kids and Meet the Instrument Crafts playlist to learn more about the instruments and make your own version at home!

South Coast Rep’s podcast is available online where performers discuss their experience in the plays and thoughts!

Explore The Old Globe’s Online Theater Programs from online workshops to archives, there’s plenty of activities you can find in their collection for you to do!

The Tech Interactive has pulled together a collection of lesson plans and activities that can be adapted for at-home learning. You’ll find a variety of materials for different grade levels, subjects and levels of independence!

Triad Stage is offering a plethora of virtual events online and are constantly updating through their Facebook page!

BAMPFA From Home is a collection of newly released films selected by their curators. Rental prices vary from streaming partners, but they help support BAMPFA.

A Night In by WPA is a curated package to share a night of art and inspiration with you—even if we can’t be together to see Jenny Lin’s live performances.

Virtual Theatre and Dane at Wayne bridges social distancing with dynamic performances, narratives and stories.

Young People’s Theatre’s Education & Participation team share some of their favorite “indoor” drama activities with you and your loved ones in a series called Inside With Imagination!

Visit Arvada Center for their “Straight Talk” series, an ongoing series with Arvada Center’s artistic leaders and others form the local theatre community to talk directly with audiences about the unique challenges that are being faced during this unprecedented time.

Nashville Opera is streaming three children’s operas: The Enchanted Forest, Bear Hug and Little Red’s Most Unusual Day – bring the opera to your home for your kids to watch or for some family time to enjoy together.

Check out Spaceship Earth, a sci-fi movie about the adventure of eight visionaries who in 1991 spent two years quarantined inside of a self-engineered replica of Earth’s ecosystem called BIOSPHERE 2. Available for rent for $3.99 and for a 3-day rental period, bring this thrilling film to your home!

Past Events

On May 13th 4:00-5:00PM EDT, join Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Artistic Producer Emily Tarquin (they/them) as they discuss how non-binary actors navigate an industry built on the binary.

On May 14th at 5:00PM CST, join American Conservator Theatre Director of Dramaturgy and New Work Joy Meads hosts a conversation about a rich dramatic text. After reading the same play, the group will gather on Zoom to discuss. Each play comes with a suggestion for dinner from a local restaurant and/or a drink recipe from a local mixologist. Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s play Gloria is first!

Join Omaha Community Playhouse’s Dinner and a Play at home on May 15th at 7:30 PM CT for the live stream of What A Kid Did With A Piano. The streaming link will be available after!

On May 20th 4:00-5:00PM EDT, venture backstage with Actors Theatre of Louisville and Director of Production Paul Werner to get a close view of what happens backstage in a theatre.

Symphony at Home concert series by WSO is in partnership with Radio Kansas. Every Friday night at 7:00PM CT through May 22, tune in to Radio Kansas or listen online to hear some of our favorite programs from the last 10 years with Maestro Daniel Hege, hosted by Katelyn Mattson-Levy.

Join Omaha Community Playhouse’s Dinner and a Play at home on May 22nd at 7:30 PM CT for the live stream of One Way to Mars. The streaming link will be available after!

Join Soulpepper’s Coffee Concerts that will be every Monday at 10:00AM starting May 25. It will include poetry and music from Toronto artists’ kitchens to yours. This will be a limited series so make sure to tune in!

On Tuesday, May 26 at 6:30PM PT, for The Old Globe’s Thinking Shakespeare Live: Sonnets! It is a half-hour livestream that will introduce the sonnets and delve into its language, how it works and how it relates to Shakespeare’s work for the stages.

On Thursday, May 28 at 7:00PM PT Seattle Opera will be presenting Songs of Summer with Angel Blue and will include selections by Rachmaninov, Heggie, Charpentier, and Verdi, as well as African American spirituals.

Join the Flynn Center on Thursday, May 28 at 7:30PM ET with their Flynn Chat Series where Artistic Director Steve MacQueen chats with the artistic community.

Every Thursday at 7:30PM EDT until May 28th, join Triad Stage brings the thrilling story, Edward, Too, to life for listening. at home!

This Friday, SF Jazz’s Fridays at Five will feature Chuco Valdes and Irake 45. For $5 a month you can be a digital member and tune in every Friday at 5:00PM PT for the latest concert.

Join RPO for an intimate evening of classical favorites and contemporary tunes on Facebook Live with their Living Room Series. RPO will have their musicians bring music to your living room every Saturday at 6:00PM

Visit BLKFRSTV, ASC’s brand new streaming platform, to watch Midsummer 90, The Grapes of Wrath and Imogen (aka Cymbeline). The streaming is available 24/7 until May 31.

Join Auditorium Theatre for The People’s Performance on Sunday, May 31 at 6:00PM CDT. Additionally, feel free to send your own submissions if you want to show off your talent!

The Flynn is currently offering pay-what-you-can online dance classes at the suggested cost of $10/class. To register for a class at any amount other than $10, including $0.

Bach Festival Society will be hosting a town hall meeting at 5:00PM EDT in presentation format with time for a brief Q&A. You can submit any questions through the form linked here. If the maximum capacity is reached, or you’re unable to attend the meeting, Bach Festival Society will share a recording of the presentation the following day.

Join Cal Shakes for a virtual panel discussion on anti-racist practices and allyship moderated by Bay Area actor and educator, Lauren Spencer. Register here.

Concertmaster Holly Mulcahy presents her weekly interactive Zoom recital at 2:00PM CDT titled Notes from Lockdown. All pieces that were performed were written during quarantine. Attendance is free but you must reserve your spot.

In this week’s playlist titled “Now, More Than Ever” by Cal Performances, they are sharing songs and performances with the hope of reflection and to inspire you to take action.

BalletX will be hosting a virtual Q&A with choreographer Rena Butler on Wednesday, June 24 at 5:00PM EST via Zoom. The Q&A will be moderated by Artistic and Executive Director Christine Cox. Link to RSVP here.

Actors Theatre of Louisville has released an original curation of spoken word poetry, essay and song by Hannah L. Drake and a group of black female Louisville artists. Watch Fix It, Black Girl, a free virtual event celebrating resilience.

Get the story from Kentucky journalists about what’s happening on the front lines and beyond on Wednesday, June 24 at 5:00PM EDT. Join Actors Theatre of Louisville’s panel for a live, interactive discussion

Join American Shakespeare Center for their digital event on Friday, June 19 at 5:00PM EDT, Perhaps My Protest Looks Different, a digital event to celebrate and honor Juneteenth.

Fridays at Five is SFJAZZ’s starting point, responding to the virus in a very “jazz” way – building on decades of hard work at SFJAZZ, while improvising their way to a digital future. Join them for Paris Combo. 

The Juneteenth Presentation event on Friday, June 19 will be live-streamed online from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. PDT on The Old Globe Facebook Page and The Old Globe Arts Engagement Facebook Page, The Old Globe YouTube channel, and on The Old Globe’s website.

Join Omaha Community Playhouse for their 50s rock’n’roll drive-in concert featuring The Music of Buddy Holly.

Join SFJazz for their Wayne Shorter Legacy Celebration Part 2! This can be accessed through SFJAZZ’s Digital Membership for just $5 a month.

Join Soulpepper for “QUEER PLACE, QUEER SPACE”, a virtual cabaret featuring eight 2SLGBTQIA+ artists and performers 14-30 years old. 

This is the first event in the SPACED OUT! fundraising series that the Arts Club will host this summer. Tickets are $175 and must be 19+.

Join Omaha Playhouse for Christmas in July – They currently are doing a promo for their A Christmas Carol performance. Don’t miss out!

Oregon Symphony has put out a series, Once Upon a Time, a fun and unique video series from the Oregon Symphony designed for pre-K through elementary aged children and their families to experience popular story books.

Join Seattle Symphony on their digital broadcasts of performances that provide strength, comfort and joy for free concert rebroadcast of Selections Symphony’s.

Join SFJAZZ for their Allen Toussaint with Preservation Hall Jazz Band at their weekly Fridays at Five. For $5 a month, you can become a digital member and tune in every Friday at 5PM for the latest concert.

Join The Tech Interactive with Robin Lopez and how he embraces his accomplishments and failures and how he uses it to mentor undeserved and under resourced Bay Area students.

ZACH Theater is streaming Hershely Felder, Beethoven live from Florence Italy, it’s a one time event so be sure not to miss it.

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