Where to watch Broadway shows online for free?

Watching Broadway shows can be a pain in the ass. Expensive tickets, long queues, limited theatres, you name it. Luckily, the demand for plays and musicals to be available online was granted by streaming sites. However, I know you’re still stuck on the dilemma of to pay or not to pay. Generally, Broadway productions cost a fortune but watching it online is a lot cheaper. Sometimes, it can also be free if you know the right hack. No, we’re not talking about illegal streaming here. There’s really a genuinely legal way of streaming plays and musicals without cashing out. If you’re curious, check out our list below to know where to watch Broadway shows online for free. 

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    BroadwayHD is a Broadway lover’s haven. Among all the streaming sites, it has the most comprehensive list of production titles. Not only that, but it also allows you to enjoy all the plays and musicals you love for free with their 7-day free trial. With this sweet deal, you can enjoy shows such as Kinky Boots, The King and I, and even Les Misérables!

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    Unbeknownst to many, the streaming giant Netflix does offer a fair amount of Broadway shows. You can enjoy the shows they have for free with their 1-month free trial. Included in their list are Shrek the Musical, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber on Fleet Street, and Springsteen on Broadway.

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    3Amazon Prime Video


    Another site where you can enjoy Broadway shows for free is Amazon Prime Video. This streaming service provider offers a 1-month free trial, giving you access to all the titles they offer and so much more. You might want to grab their offer now so you’ll be able to watch Hamilton: One Shot to Broadway for free!

  1. 4Digital Theatre


    Another site that has an exhaustive list of the best Broadway shows is Digital Theatre. It ranks low on the list because it’s not free. Why is it included in the list? They actually have free trial events so it’s good to keep this in your bookmark.

  2. 5[CHANNEL] The Actors Fund


    To be honest, finding a legally free full-length Broadway shows is difficult. However, if you’re interested, The Actors Fund YouTube channel does upload several of their performances online which you can watch for free. While they’re just mini-shows, stars like Tina Fey, Kristin Chenoweth, and Billy Porter have performed here. 

  3. 6Filmed on Stage

    1 has the most comprehensive list of Broadway production among all these sites. It does rank low on this list because it’s not free. However, some shows just cost about a dollar and a half. That’s almost free, right?


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1BroadwayHDStreaming Services 19 Paid
2NetflixStreaming Services 13 Paid
3Amazon Prime VideoStreaming Services 6 Paid
4Digital TheatreStreaming Services 2 Paid
5[CHANNEL] The Actors FundVideos 2 Free
6Filmed on StageStreaming Services 1 Paid

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