Connect with The Lensic, Wherever You Are
Lensic Online brings the best of The Lensic to you, wherever you are. Check this page often to watch clips of past Lensic Presents performances, learn more about your favorite Lensic artists, access arts resources especially for kids, and more. We’ll be adding new content regularly.
Lensic Classics: Watch Past Performances
More Great Lensic Performances Coming Soon
Please visit again. We’re adding more archival footage soon!
HD Favorites: Stream Met and NT Live Encores
Metropolitan Opera Encores Online– While the Met’s season and Met: Live in HD broadcasts have been suspended, The Met is streaming free opera encores nightly. A new production is posted every day at 7:30 pm Eastern (5:30 pm Mountain) and available through the next evening. MetOpera.org
National Theatre Live in HD – Starting April 2, The National Theatre in London will share encores, free for your online viewing pleasure. Look for one performance each week, with a lineup that includes some audience favorites. NationalTheatre.org
Just for Kids
Justin Roberts: Stuck at Home – Justin Roberts, the Chicago-based kids-music musician and indie rocker you heard at Lensic Family Fun Day last March, offers music, make-your-own-instrument projects, and other great at-home activities for the younger set at Justin Roberts.com.
Hocus Focus Magic Club – Illusionist Kevin Spencer, who was scheduled to perform at The Lensic this spring, is offering free magic lesson videos for kids of all abilities at his Hocus Focus Magic Club website. Kids may recognize Kevin from the Lensic-sponsored workshops he led in Santa Fe special education classrooms in 2018 and 2019.
Other Arts Resources
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts – The nation’s stage is offering free live and on-demand video of past events, plus educational activities, with new releases daily. Visit Kennedy Center @ Home.
New York Philharmonic – The Phil’s “The Phil Plays On” page features archival concert footage and audio recordings “to provide comfort and connection to millions of classical music fans worldwide” during this time.
Joe’s Pub Live! – Get your theater fix with free performances (past and present) from Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater, available on Joe’s Pub YouTube page.
BroadwayHD – This subscription-only channel is like Netflix for Broadway, with filmed productions offered on demand. Try a free seven-day trial; after that, choose a monthly or annual subscription to keep watching. Visit BroadwayHD.com.