Published: March 2020
Updated: August 25, 2021
By: Roberta Johnson & Phillyfunguide Staff
In this time of uncertainty and social distancing, we can still have fun! Much like the rest of world, we are all still adapting to COVID-19 by finding ways to stay engaged, finding ways to fight boredom and staying positive.
Many of your favorite venues and performing arts organizations in the region have adapted by creating captivating digital content for you to stream while we wait for things to go back to normal and many are returning this fall with virtual/in-person hybrid seasons.
Continue your creative expression and fight against boredom by checking out some great performances from some of your favorite local performing arts organizations!*
*Please be sure to view and participate in these activities safely. For up-to-date information on the City of Philadelphia's COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines, visit their official website.
Last year, the Philadelphia Orchestra responded to the call the show must go on by holding an empty auditorium performance on March 12, 2020. You can still watch their performance of Beethoven Symphonies Nos. 5 and 6 and continue to enjoy the orchestra by listening to many great performances on-demand for free!
When the pandemic first hit, First Person Arts immediately took their talents for sharing stories to the digital space by creating COVID Stories, a digital memoir of the pandemic as it was happening. Artists and regular people alike were invited to respond to their weekly prompts with their own unique stories.