National Theatre Live
National Theatre Live will screen Manchester International Festival’s electrifying production of Macbeth, with Kenneth Branagh as the Scottish king and Alex Kingston as Lady Macbeth, directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh.
Alan Bennett’s acclaimed comedic play The Habit of Art returns to cinemas as part of the National Theatre Live 50th Anniversary Encore screenings. Starring the Alex Jennings, Frances de la Tour and the late Richard Griffiths.
The ‘monster hit’ play Frankenstein returns to cinemas as part of the National Theatre Live 50th Anniversary Encore screenings. Both versions will screen, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) as The Creature & Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary) as Victor Frankenstein and vice versa as they swap roles for each performance.
Screening from November 23
National Theatre Live’s 50th Anniversary Encore screenings continue with Hamlet featuring Rory Kinnear’s award-winning performance in the title role. Directed by Nicholas Hytner.
Screening from November 30
To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the National Theatre presents a once-in-a-lifetime performance, staging celebrated performances by Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, Derek Jacobi, Judi Dench, Michael Gambon, Ralph Fiennes, Benedict Cumberbatch and many more.
Screening from December 7
National Theatre Live will screen the Donmar Warehouse production of Coriolanus, with Tom Hiddleston in the title role and Mark Gatiss as Menenius, directed by Josie Rourke, live from their Covent Garden home.
Screening from February 22, 2014
The National Theatre’s internationally acclaimed production of War Horse, will be captured live from London’s West End to cinemas around Australia.
Screening from March 8, 2014
National Theatre Live (NT Live) is a successful initiative to capture live performances from the National Theatre of London’s stages and screen in cinemas worldwide. Since it began in June 2009 with the acclaimed production of Phèdre starring Helen Mirren, over a million people have now experienced the a National Theatre Live screening in cinemas worldwide.
In addition to Mirren’s unforgettable performance as Phèdre, NT Live audiences around the globe have been treated to Rory Kinnear’s acclaimed performance as Hamlet, Jonny Lee Miller & Benedict Cumberbatch’s Best Actor Olivier award winning performances as Frankenstein & the Creature, James Corden’s Tony-winning performance in One Man, Two Guvnors and many more.
2012 and 2013 productions include the stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, new play The Last of the Haussmans with Julie Walters, Simon Russell Beale in William Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens, Arthur Wing Pinero’s Victorian farce The Magistrate starring John Lithgow, Alan Bennett’s hit comedy People starring Frances de la Tour, political epic This House and Helen Mirren’s Olivier Award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan’s The Audience.
Exhibition dates and cinema locations are added frequently.
These performances will captured live from the National Theatre in London.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Dendy Opera Quays – Sydney
Hayden Orpheum – Cremorne
Chauvel Cinemas – Paddington
Riverside Theatres – Parramatta
Palace Byron Bay
Empire Cinemas – Bowral
Avoca Beach Picture Theatre
Belgrave Cinemas – Armidale
Cinemax – Kingscliff
Greater Union Newcastle
Arcadia Twin – Ulladulla
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
Palace Nova Eastend – Adelaide