Schedule of Upcoming Live Theatre Broadcasts in Movie Theatres and on TV

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Schedule of Upcoming Live Theatre Broadcasts in Movie Theatres and on Television

The following is a list of live stage productions announced to be shown in movie theatres and on television. If you would like to submit any updates, please email dgewirtzman@playbill.com.

YERMA
U.S. Broadcast Date: August 31, 2017
Theatre: Young Vic, London
Stage Director: Simon Stone
Cast: Billie Piper
Simon Stone's adaptation of Federico García Lorca's play about a young woman's desperate desire to have a child.
More Information: National Theatre Live

THE SEAGULL
• US Broadcast Date: September 14, 2017
• Theatre: Satirikon Theatre, Moscow
• Stage Director: Yury Butusov
• Cast: Polina Raykina, Denis Sukhanov, Timofey Tribuntcev
• Anton Chekhov's play about a famous actor, her playwright son, and novelist lover. Presented in Russian with English subtitles.
• More Information: Stage Russia

CORIOLANUS
U.S. Broadcast Date: October 11, 2017
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Stage Director: Angus Jackson
Cast: Sope Dirisu
William Shakespeare's play about Roman general Roman general Caius Martius Coriolanus.
More Information: Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon

SHE LOVES ME
U.S. Broadcast Date: October 20, 2017
Channel: PBS
Theatre: St. James Theatre, New York
Stage Director: Scott Ellis
Cast: Laura Benanti, Gavin Creel, Jane Krakowski, Zachary Levi
A Great Performances broadcast of the 2016 Broadway revival of the Jerry Bock, Joe Masteroff, and Sheldon Harnick musical.
More Information: PBS

FALSETTOS
U.S. Broadcast Date: October 2017
Channel: PBS
Theatre: Walter Kerr Theatre, New York
Stage Director: James Lapine
Cast: Stephanie J. Block, Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells, Brandon Uranowitz
A Live from Lincoln Center broadcast of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony-winning musical about a gay man named Marvin, his lover Whizzer, Marvin’s wife Trina, and their extended family.
More Information: PBS

PRESENT LAUGHTER
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 3, 2017
Channel: PBS
Theatre: St. James Theatre, New York
Stage Director: Moritz von Stuelpnagel
Cast: Kevin Kline
A Great Performances broadcast of the 2017 Broadway revival of the Noël Coward comedy.
More Information: PBS

THE SUICIDE
• US Broadcast Date: November 9, 2017
• Theatre: Theatre Art Studio, Moscow
• Stage Director: Sergey Zhenovach
• Cast: Vyacheslav Evlantiev
• Nikolai Erdman's comedy about a young man who, after declaring his intention to end his own life, finds himself surrounded by a variety of characters begging him to kill himself for their cause. Presented in Russian with English subtitles.
• More Information: Stage Russia

FOLLIES
• U.S. Broadcast Date: November 16, 2017
• Theatre: National Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Dominic Cooke
• Cast: Janie Dee, Peter Forbes, Philip Quast, Imelda Staunton
Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's 1971 musical about a group of former Follies showgirls who reunite before their old theatre is torn down.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

HOLIDAY INN
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 16, 2017
Theatre: Studio 54, New York
Stage Director: Gordon Greenberg
Cast: Corbin Bleu, Lora Lee Gayer, Megan Lawrence, Bryce Pinkham, Megan Sikora
A movie theatre broadcast of the 2016 Broadway production of the Irving Berlin musical.
More Information: Fathom Events

INDECENT
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 17, 2017
Channel: PBS
Theatre: Cort Theatre, New York
Stage Director: Rebecca Taichman
Cast: Richard Topol, Katrina Lenk, Mimi Lieber, Max Gordon Moore, Tom Nelis, Steven Rattazzi, Adina Verson
A Great Performances broadcast of Paula Vogel's play inspired by the true events surrounding the controversial 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch’s The God of Vengeance.
More Information: PBS

HOLIDAY INN
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 24, 2017
Channel: PBS
Theatre: Studio 54, New York
Stage Director: Gordon Greenberg
Cast: Corbin Bleu, Lora Lee Gayer, Megan Lawrence, Bryce Pinkham, Megan Sikora
A Great Performances broadcast of the 2016 Broadway production of the Irving Berlin musical.
More Information: PBS

YOUNG MARX
U.S. Broadcast Date: December 7, 2017
Theatre: Bridge Theatre, London
Stage Director: Nicholas Hytner
Cast: Rory Kinnear, Oliver Chris
Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's comedy about 32-year-old Karl Marx.
More Information: National Theatre Live

UNCLE VANYA
• US Broadcast Date: January 11, 2018
• Theatre: Vakhtangov Theatre, Moscow
• Stage Director: Rimas Tuminas
• Cast: Sergey Makovetskiy
• Anton Chekhov's play about professor and his wife who visit a country estate. Presented in Russian with English subtitles.
• More Information: Stage Russia

TWELFTH NIGHT
U.S. Broadcast Date: February 14, 2018
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Stage Director: Christopher Luscombe
Cast: TBA
William Shakespeare's play about twins who are separated in a shipwreck.
More Information: Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon

MACBETH.KINO
• US Broadcast Date: March 1, 2018
• Theatre: Lensoviet Theatre, Saint Petersburg
• Stage Director: Yuri Butusov
• Cast: Ivan Brovin, Laura Pitskhelauri
• Yuri Butusov's non-linear adaptation of Shaksepere's Macbeth. Presented in Russian with English subtitles.
• More Information: Stage Russia

JULIUS CAESAR
U.S. Broadcast Date: March 22, 2018
Theatre: Bridge Theatre, London
Stage Director: Nicholas Hytner
Cast: David Calder, Michelle Fairley, David Morrissey, Ben Whishaw
William Shakespeare's play about the plot to assassinate Julius Caesar.
More Information: National Theatre Live

DRILLALIANS
• US Broadcast Date: April 12, 2018
• Theatre: Stanislavsky ElectroTheatre, Moscow
• Stage Director: Boris Yukhananov
• Cast: Alexander Sinyukov, Daria Kolpikova
• Boris Yukananov's opera about a prince who journeys through time and space to save his people. Presented in Russian with English subtitles.
• More Information: Stage Russia

MACBETH
U.S. Broadcast Date: 2018
Theatre: National Theatre, London
Stage Director: Rufus Norris
Cast: Rory Kinnear, Anne-Marie Duff
William Shakespeare's classic tragedy.
More Information: National Theatre Live

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