More streaming options from Utah arts groups and venues during virus-imposed isolation

(Suzy Oliveira | Courtesy of Hale Center Theater Orem) Scout Smith, left, plays the title character in "The Velveteen Rabbit," a musical adaptation of the classic children's book being presented online by Hale Center Theater Orem. Cole McClure, right, plays a toy soldier.

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Another week stuck at home, another spate of streaming offerings from Utah arts groups and venues. Here’s a sampling of what’s available this weekend and beyond:

Hale Center Theater Orem is offering a different bunny for Easter, streaming its 2018 world premiere production of “The Velveteen Rabbit,” an adaptation of Margery Williams’ classic children’s book about a stuffed animal that desires to be real. The streaming will be available Friday through Monday, April 10-13, between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets are $5 per viewer, available at tickets.haletheater.org. Ticket buyers will receive an email with instructions and a password to access the streaming link.

Odyssey Dance Theatre has posted its latest production, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Vegas” — a variation on Shakespeare’s comedy of mixed-up lovers, with magicians and showgirls in the mix — on YouTube for free viewing. The show debuted at Kingsbury Hall on Feb. 27, and ODT had planned to perform it on its European tour — which, of course, was canceled as the outbreak spread.

• Plan-B Theatre’s free streaming of Jenifer Nii’s new play “The Audacity” — a one-woman play starring April Fossen, about pioneer women during Utah’s frontier days — is being extended through Saturday, April 11.

On Pitch Performing Arts (or OPPA!), a live theater troupe in Layton, is streaming both live and recorded shows on its Facebook page. Upcoming offerings are the murder mystery “The 39 Steps” on Friday, April 10, and a live reader’s theater production of Oscar Wilde’s comedy “The Importance of Being Earnest.” Both start at 7 p.m.

• The Tabernacle Choir of Temple Square will stream a 2018 performance of Handel’s “Messiah” — featuring the choir’s orchestra and guest soloists Amanda Woodbury, Tamara Mumford, Tyler Nelson and Tyler Simpson — for the Easter weekend. The stream will begin Friday — Good Friday — at 7 p.m. at the choir’s website, thetabernaclechoir.org. Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has called for a global pre-Easter fast on Friday to seek relief from God for the COVID-19 pandemic.

• There are no shows at The Depot during these days of self-quarantine, so the downtown Salt Lake City music venue is presenting occasional live performances by local artists on its Instagram feed — which is also where you can find a schedule of upcoming shows.

The State Room Presents is posting “classic” videos of the Salt Lake City venue’s 11-year concert history, one a week every Wednesday.

If you know of other groups offering content online, send a link to features@sltrib.com.