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The show must go on.
With widespread cancellations of live performances due to the coronavirus pandemic, entertainers are adapting, in many cases opting to stream performances online.
John Legend, Coldplay's Chris Martin, Death Cab for Cutie, Katharine McPhee, Keith Urban and David Foster are among the big-name musicians streaming at-home concerts that broadcast to fans worldwide. A live production of "Oklahoma!" from the 1990s starring Hugh Jackman is also available for fans to stream.
Here are some options if you're looking to be entertained while stuck at home:
Long-running PBS series "Austin City Limits," now in its 44th season, offers up performances from a wide variety of musicians each week. Tune in to catch Sam Smith, Norah Jones and the Black Angels, among others.
Check your local listings to see when "Austin City Limits" airs in your area. Past episodes are streamed at pbs.org.
A new over-the-air channel, Circle, recently debuted in a number of U.S. cities, carrying a variety of retro and current-day country music programs, including concerts from the Grand Ole Opry.
Cable networks CMT, MTV and VH1 offer a variety of music and entertainment programming, and a number of cable systems carry Music Choice on their digital tiers – providing dozens of channels devoted to musical genres such as the 1980s, solid gold, party favorites and even toddler tunes.
Apps and streaming services
Aside from well-known streaming services like Amazon Prime, Hulu and Netflix, there are niche apps focused on the arts that can connect you to cultural events worldwide.
BroadwayHD, a website where subscribers can stream live theater, has made a 1999 production of "Oklahoma!" from the National Theatre in London available for anyone to stream for free from March 27-29. Starring a much younger Jackman, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's classic show can be streamed here.
Marquee TV, which bills itself as Netflix for arts and culture, carries on-demand ballet, opera, contemporary dance and theater productions from the Royal Opera House in London, the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, England's Glyndebourne and more. The first month is free. After that, it costs $8.99 per month.
All Arts, an offshoot of New York PBS station WNET, is a free service airing digital shorts and feature films devoted to music, dance and theater.
Are you a Broadway buff? If so, Broadway HD is a possibility. The service, which costs $8.99 a month after a free seven-day trial, carries a number of favorites, such as "Kinky Boots."
Saturday Night Grand Ole Opry: The historic Grand Ole Opry will keep rolling with its 4,916th consecutive Saturday night broadcast on March 21, continuing Saturdays at least through April (8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT), on The Circle, a country music and lifestyle network that debuted on Jan. 1.
Grammy Museum: Never-before-released interviews with entertainers – including Bob Newhart, Brandi Carlile, Billie Eilish and Kool and the Gang – will be posted throughout March and April.
Berlin Philharmonic: Has a "digital concert hall" with new and archived symphony performances.
Broadway World: Daily "living room concerts" from Broadway's best.
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: Livestream with daily releases of archival videos.
Metropolitan Opera: Encore performances from the "Live in HD" series post each night at 7:30 p.m. Eastern.
Seattle Symphony: Plans to stream special performances on its YouTube channel.
Contributing: Charles Trepany
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Hugh Jackman in 'Oklahoma!' and other live shows to watch in quarantine