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National Theatre’s HAMLET broadcast tomorrow 12/9

Beginning tomorrow December 9th! 

 

The National Theatre Live broadcast of their acclaimed production of HAMLET will be shown on screens across NYC and throughout the U.S. 

 

HAMLET 

Starring Rory Kinnear

Directed by Nicholas Hytner

 

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HAMLET to broadcast nationwide starring “Best Actor” winner Kinnear

RORY KINNEAR WINS “BEST ACTOR” EVENING STANDARD AWARD !

On December 9th, National Theatre Live will broadcast acclaimed production of

HAMLET

Starring Rory Kinnear

Directed by Nicholas Hytner

The broadcasts will be shown on screens across NY City & throughout the U.S.

“Hytner’s modern take on Hamlet is tremendous.  Kinnear’s performance is superb *****”London Times

 

WHAT:

National Theatre Live continues its season with the National’s acclaimed production of HAMLET, starring Rory Kinnear (Best Actor, Evening Standard Award) & directed by Nicholas Hytner. National Theatre Live is an initiative by the UK’s National Theatre to broadcast live performances onto cinema screens around the world.

WHERE:

In the New York City area, screenings continue at Brooklyn Academy of Music, NYU’s Skirball Center, City Cinema 123, Kew Gardens Cinema, Fairfield University (CT), the Shakespeare Theatre Company (DC) and more.

The broadcast will also be shown on screens across the United States including the Mann Theatre in Hollywood, Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe, NM, Coolidge Corner Theatre in Boston, MA, Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, MN, La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts in La Mirada, CA, Shalin Liu Performing Arts Center in Rockport, MA, Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth University and many more.

WHEN: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9th OR ENCORE DATES LISTED BELOW.

Additional broadcasts in the New York City area include:

● Brooklyn Academy of Music

● NYU Skirball Center for the Arts – playing December 13th

● Cinema 123 (Upper East Side)

● Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville

● Fairfield University, CT

● Time and Space, Hudson – also playing December 17th

● Shakespeare Theatre Company (DC) – playing December 27th

● Kew Gardens Cinema

● Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Old Saybrook (CT)

● Monmouth University (NJ)

SCHEDULE:

For a complete list of U.S. dates, times & locations, please check:  www.ntlive.com

TICKETS:

Ticket prices vary by venue.  The average ticket price is $20.  Contact local venues for ticket information.

 

ABOUT HAMLET:

Shakespeare’s HAMLET, directed by Nicholas Hytner, will be broadcast from the National’s Olivier Theatre.  Following his celebrated performances at the National in Burnt by the Sun, The Revenger’s Tragedy, Philistines and The Man of Mode, Rory Kinnear plays Hamlet; the cast also includes Clare Higgins (Gertrude), Patrick Malahide (Claudius), David Calder (Polonius), James Laurenson (Ghost/Player King) and Ruth Negga (Ophelia). Hamlet, the prince of Denmark, sees his father’s ghost. Tormented with loathing and consumed by grief, he must avenge his father’s murder. What he cannot foresee is the destruction that ensues.

NEXT:

Following Hamlet, season two will continue on January 13, 2011 with the Tony Award winning musical, FELA! about Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti starring original cast member and 2010 Tony nominee Sahr Ngaujah.

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NT Live is distributed by New York-based BY Experience, Inc. (www.byexperience.ne

National’s acclaimed HAMLET will broadcast nationwide Dec. 9

UK’S NATIONAL THEATRE

On December 9th, National Theatre Live will broadcast acclaimed production of

HAMLET

Starring Rory Kinnear

Directed by Nicholas Hytner

The broadcasts will be shown on screens across NY City & throughout the U.S.

“Hytner’s modern take on Hamlet is tremendous.  Kinnear’s performance is superb *****”London Times

WHAT:

National Theatre Live continues its season with the National’s acclaimed production of HAMLET, starring Rory Kinnear & directed by Nicholas Hytner. National Theatre Live is an initiative by the UK’s National Theatre to broadcast live performances onto cinema screens around the world.

WHERE:

In the New York City area, screenings continue at Brooklyn Academy of Music, NYU’s Skirball Center, City Cinema 123, Kew Gardens Cinema, Fairfield University (CT), the Shakespeare Theatre Company (DC) and more.

The broadcast will also be shown on screens across the United States including the Mann Theatre in Hollywood, Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe, NM, Coolidge Corner Theatre in Boston, MA, Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, MN, La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts in La Mirada, CA, Shalin Liu Performing Arts Center in Rockport, MA, Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth University and many more.

WHEN: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9th OR ENCORE DATES LISTED BELOW.

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Phèdre starring Helen Mirren broadcast Sep 23 by National Theatre Live

UK’S NATIONAL THEATRE

Venues announced for:

National Theatre Live’s special encore broadcast of

PHÈDRE

Starring Academy Award Winner Helen Mirren

The broadcasts are shown on screens across New York City and throughout the U.S., beginning Thursday, September 23, 2010.

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Encore of Phèdre starring Helen Mirren broadcast worldwide on 9/23

The National Theatre, London announces a special encore broadcast of PHÈDRE starring Academy Award winner Helen Mirren prior to the second season of “National Theatre Live”

Phèdre will be broadcast on September 23, 2010.

The National Theatre is pleased to announce a special encore broadcast of Phèdre, by Jean Racine in a version by Ted Hughes starring Helen Mirren (The Queen) and Dominic Cooper (Mamma Mia! film), directed by Nicholas Hytner on September 23, 2010Phèdre was originally performed live on June 25, 2009, launching the National’s initiative to broadcast performances to cinemas worldwide.  This encore broadcast heralds the second season of National Theatre Live, beginning this fall.

The first season of National Theatre Live was seen by over 150,000 people on 320 screens in 22 countries.

Phèdre will play in dozens of locations across the U.S. including: the Shakespeare Theatre in D.C., Skirball at New York University, Coolidge Corner in Boston, Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and many more from California to Florida.  The broadcast of Phèdre will also include a trailer and preview of the six new productions to feature in National Theatre Live’s second season.

National Theatre Live’s new season will also include: Hamlet, Frankenstein, Fela!, The Cherry Orchard, the Donmar Warehouse’s King Lear and Complicite’s A Disappearing Number. Exhibition dates and cinema locations will be announced later this summer.  All live performances will be broadcast from the National Theatre, except for the October 14th performance of Complicite’s A Disappearing Number from the Theatre Royal Plymouth, marking the first time an NT Live performance will originate outside London.  The Donmar’s production of King Lear will also be broadcast from the Donmar Warehouse stage in February 2011.

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