Audience Viewing Guide for we broke up. 


Hello and welcome to the YouTube guide for we broke up. a livestream play written by DJ Hills. We are so glad that you will be joining us for our performance tonight! 

For optimal viewing and ability to live comment, we have created these steps to enhance your experience to get the most out of this show.

NOTE: If you already have a YouTube or Google account you may skip to Step 2, otherwise please follow along below!

Step 1: Sign up for or log in to your Google/YouTube account.

In order to participate in the comment section during we broke up. you will need to log in to or create a Google account. Fortunately, this is a quick and easy process and can be done by simply going to www.youtube.com and clicking on the Sign In button in the top right corner of your browser.

From here, you will be directed to sign into either a pre-existing Google account or to create a new Google account by clicking “Create Account” at the bottom of the page. Feel free to sign into a pre-existing account from this page if you have one and then skip to Step 2. Otherwise, click “Create account” and “For myself” and then continue following along below.

At this point, you will be asked to enter your name and an email to attach to your new account. You can either enter a pre-existing email address that you use or create a new Gmail address depending on what you prefer. Follow the onscreen instructions provided by Google to complete your account and verify it with a code sent to the email address you entered at the beginning. 


Step 2: Accessing the Livestream
To access the we broke up. livestream simply click the blue button with the showtime provided to you in your confirmation email.

You will then be prompted to enter your confirmation code, however this code will likely automatically populate in this field. 

Click “Start Watching”. This will take you to a screen that looks like the one below. When the countdown ends it will automatically be replaced with a “Launch Stream” button. Feel free to take this time to get comfortable, grab a drink, or scroll through and peruse the show credits and other Single Carrot Theatre information!

When the countdown has completed at showtime, a “Launch Stream” button will appear. When you click the “Launch Stream” button, you will be redirected to YouTube where the show will begin. 

Please continue below for optimal YouTube viewing instructions.

Step 3: Setting up your Viewing Experience
Click the small gear icon in the bottom right corner of the livestream and select the highest resolution available to you. (This will be the highest number) 

NOTE: If the stream begins to lag or freeze during the performance, you can reduce the resolution.

We recommend you watch the show in “Default View” so you can view the comments during the livestream. Hover your mouse over the box icons to the right of the settings button. The choices are “Default View,”  “Miniplayer,” and “Theatre Mode” If you are already in “Default View” it will not show up as an option and the comments will be available in a column to the right of the viewing screen. 

Step 4: The Stream Description
If you want to read more about the show, below the livestream window there is a section labeled “Description” with the option to “show more” where you can read more about the play before or after the performance!

Step 5: Entering the Chat
Throughout the performance you will see fellow audience members’ messages about the livestream show up in the chat bar to the right of the livestream player. Enter your own message in the text box at the bottom of the chat to respond to other commenters or the things that are happening during the play. 

Conclusion:

That covers all of the necessary information for enjoying the full we broke up. livestream! We hope you enjoy the show and please see our website for more information about upcoming performances and other Single Carrot Theatre events! 

If you have any technical issues beyond what is listed above, please email jweinstein@singlecarrot.com