• LIVE STREAMING (live performances streamed at specific show times)
• SCHEDULED PERFORMANCE STREAMING (new productions captured 'on tape' and streamed at specific show times as scheduled content)
• ON-DEMAND STREAMING (new productions captured 'on tape' and streamed for on-demand ticket sales at any time during a specific period of dates)
You can also livestream play readings and concert versions of many of our shows. Let your imagination run wild, and then come and ask us if it’s possible.
Once you know the show you’d like to produce and stream to your audience, apply for rights from the show page, answer a few questions, and you’re off to the races. We do need to know what platform you will use: see below for more information on our preferred streaming platforms.
We want to give you the choice of the platform you want to stream from. Every performance must be password protected. Not many of us went into the theater because we’re tech geniuses, so we have to rely on streaming platforms to provide most of our tech. Luckily, there are some incredibly advanced streaming platforms from which you can choose depending on your needs. Each of the following preferred streaming platforms have excellent customer service, easy-to-use interfaces, and tech help to get your started.
AnywhereSeat by Ludus, the popular ticket sales platform trusted by schools throughout the U.S., is the easiest way to stream and sell tickets to your virtual show. Getting setup takes just a few minutes, even if you don’t have your stream ready, so you can start marketing and selling tickets right away. Your patrons will have a beautiful at-home viewing experience with the option to donate and chat while watching. Most importantly, we take customer support seriously, so someone will always be available to help you along the way from setup to going live!
The BookTix Live team is ready to help you navigate streaming your live or prerecorded shows with the same innovation and outstanding customer service as our ticketing platform. BookTix has built a safe, secure, budget friendly, easy-to-use streaming system specifically for live theater. We will help you acquire and configure the technology to upload your content to our secure streaming servers. The video will then be disseminated to ticket holders via a secure, one-time use link that can only be accessed by one device to reduce piracy. The entire system is integrated with our ticket platform and can even be used for live-streaming with a limited live audience.
Crowdcast is the most engaging and easy-to-use live streaming experience on the market. We are a browser-based solution for creating interactive webinars, live Q&As, workshops, and online summits that scale to your needs. We offer a simple platform to engage with attendees via live chat, polls, time-stamped Q&As, and face-to-face. Beyond collecting emails, Crowdcast provides advanced data and analytics around your event and audience, and so much more!
On The Stage is an all-in-one solution for ticketing, promotion, audience engagement, and more. Whether you’re producing onstage to an in-house audience or streaming to ticket holders around the world, raise the bar with fully integrated, Broadway-style websites and promotional tools that transform your patrons’ experience and simplify your to-do list. By theatre makers, for theatre makers, with a mission to support schools, theatres, and independent producers in achieving their creative and financial goals. Get best-in-class support from concept through final curtain and beyond—at no cost to your organization. You focus on the art; On The Stage has got the rest. The Show Must Go On[line].
ShowShare™ is the official software of Broadway On Demand, providing approved middle school, high school, college, community and professional theatre productions the opportunity to stream to their audiences via a global platform. Streamed productions are viewed on Broadway On Demand, the premiere streaming platform offering exclusive livestream events, interactive engagements, and educational resources.
Created for community arts organizations, the ShowTix4U platform gives you a new way to bring your show to your audience. With Live Streaming and Video On Demand capabilities incorporated directly into the ticketing platform, you can sell tickets, capture, and stream performances in one, easy-to-use solution. You can quickly and easily be streaming your events beyond the walls of your venue while adding a new revenue source. Made by the global leaders in licensing and production resources, the ShowTix4U platform is built to celebrate the theatre you make.
TeachTix is ready to bring your show online! Whether you want to charge for virtual admission or just ask for donations, we can get your show to your patrons securely and reliably. Patron links are unique and locked to a patron's IP address (so no more link sharing!). You control if patrons can watch LIVE, on-demand, and/or together as a premiere watch party! Whether you want to just use your cell phone, rent professional equipment, or hire a video team in your area, we can help navigate capturing your content. Streaming is backed by our simple and affordable ticketing system.