Broadway and the performing arts industries around the world were hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. With theatres and venues shutdown for the foreseeable future it has left performers with no place to do what they do best - entertain audiences. Now Airbnb is offering you those live Broadway experiences right from the comfort of your own home.
They have new Airbnb Online Experiences which will bring the stage to you. From the Airbnb website:
Airbnb is joining forces with stage and screen star Tituss Burgess; Tony -winner and Broadway legend Ann Reinking; original Broadway princesses Susan Egan, Laura Osnes, and Courtney Reed; Tony nominees Brad Oscar and Caitlin Kinnuen; Aisha Jackson and dozens more to bring you behind the scenes of your favorite musicals. Join talented actors, singers, set designers and dancers from Broadway, the West End, and beyond as they show you the ropes of their art form.
Here is a list of what some of these online experiences are:
- Storytelling Through Song with Tituss Burgess;
- Tony winner and Broadway legend Ann Reinking and dancers Arian Keddell and Jessica Ernest from the cast of Chicago lead you in not one,but two jazzy dance lessons;
- Tony and Grammy-nominated Laura Osnes, Susan Egan and Courtney Reed invite you to their Broadway Princess Party, sharing tales from their lives as on-stage princesses, teaching some techniques, and performing their most requested songs;
- Moulin Rouge! The Musical’s Khori Petinaud teaches you how to can-can, from Sonya Tayeh’s award-winning choreography;
- Broadway mainstays Kyle Brown and Nick Adams show you how to workout like a Broadway star;
- Ain’t Too Proud to dance—and now, you too can learn some of The Temptations’ iconic dance moves from the show with Associate Choreographer Edgar Godineaux;
- Broadway favoriteAisha Jackson’s concert will regale you with standards and gospel favorites, joined by her siblings Dri Jack and Victor Jackson in Atlanta;
- Gather your little ones for storytime withMrs. Doubtfire The Musical’s Charity Dawson, Brad Oscar and Jenn Gambatese; and
- West End dancer Grant Thresh is here to tell you about it, studso that you too can be born to hand jive, and West End actresses Natasha and Megan will lead an“Impro and Vino” Comedy Improvisation workshop.
To learn more about these experiences and how you can have them, click here.