Imelda Staunton Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Will Be Broadcast in Cinemas

London News   Imelda Staunton Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Will Be Broadcast in Cinemas The acclaimed production will be seen in movie theatres throughout the U.K. and beyond as part of National Theatre Live.
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Producers of the critically acclaimed London revival of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, directed by James Macdonald, announced March 17 that a live broadcast of the play will be seen in cinemas throughout the U.K. and beyond as part of National Theatre Live.

The broadcast will take place May 18 at 7:30 PM; tickets will go on sale in April. Visit your local cinema website for details.

The cast comprises Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Imogen Poots, and Luke Treadaway.

Read reviews of the production by clicking here.

The production, directed by James Macdonald, continues at the Harold Pinter Theatre with tickets currently available through May 27.

In the play, which is set in the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor Nick and his wife Honey to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.

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