5 Shows to Stream for Free This Week: Lee Daniels, Sammy Davis, Jr. and More

5 Shows to Stream for Free This Week: Lee Daniels, Sammy Davis, Jr. and More

With the recent launch of the ALL ARTS broadcast channel and streaming app, we’ve got plenty of arts-related shows and films to choose from — including original productions and archival content. Here’s a roundup of standout programs available to watch this week online, on your smart TV or on your mobile device.

Broadway Sandwich: “The Band’s Visit” and “Wicked”

In this episode of Broadway Sandwich, join host Garen Scribner as he takes a jog through Central Park with Etai Benson from “The Band’s Visit.” Then go behind the scenes with Jessica Vosk from “Wicked” while she gets painted green to play Elphaba.

Breaking Big: Lee Daniels

Learn how Lee Daniels navigated both independent and mainstream Hollywood to carve out his distinguished career as a director and producer of critically-acclaimed works like “The Butler” and “Empire.”

Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me

This American Master’s documentary, “Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me,” explores the singer’s vast talent and search for identity in 20th-century America.

ALL ARTS Big Event: “Peter Grimes on Aldeburgh Beach”

Take a trip to Aldeburgh Beach to see Benjamin Britten’s celebrated opera “Peter Grimes” come to life. Based on the 1810 poem by George Crabbe, the open-air performance takes place on the very beach that inspired the fictional village where “Peter Grimes” was set.

The Set List: Miramar at BRIC JazzFest

Relive Miramar’s 2017 performance at BRIC JazzFest in this episode of “The Set List.” This live performance interprets the sounds of traditional boleros — romantic ballads that originated in Cuba in the early 1900s.

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Top Image: Sammy Davis, Jr. with camera in a scene from the documentary "American Masters – Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me." Photo Credit: The Estate of Altovise Davis.