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

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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.

THE TEMPEST
U.S. Broadcast Date: Select dates through August 24
Theatre: Avon Theater, Stratford (Canada)
Stage Director: Antoni Cimolino
Cast: Martha Henry
William Shakespeare's drama about a magician exiled on an island with his daughter. Originally filmed in 2018.
More Information: Stratford Festival

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY
U.S. Broadcast Date: July 25, 2019
Theatre: Piccadilly Theatre, London
Stage Director: Sam Mendes
Cast: Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, Ben Miles
Ben Power's adaptation of Stefano Massini's play about the three brothers who established the Lehman Brothers company.
More Information: National Theatre Live

FLEABAG
U.S. Broadcast Date: September 12, 2019
Theatre: Wyndham's Theatre, London
Stage Director: Vicky Jones
Cast: Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Phoebe Waller-Bridge's solo play a woman struggling to maintain her personal relationships and her guinea pig-themed cafe.
More Information: National Theatre Live

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
U.S. Broadcast Date: October 17, 2019
Theatre: Bridge Theatre, London
Stage Director: Nicholas Hytner
Cast: Hammed Animashaun, Oliver Chris, Gwendoline Christie, David Moorst
William Shakespeare's comedy about a feuding fairy King and Queen who cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play.
More Information: National Theatre Live

42ND STREET
Channel: PBS
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 1, 2019
Theatre: Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London
Stage Director: Mark Bramble
Cast: Bonnie Langford, Tom Lister, Clare Halse, Ashley Day
A Great Performances broadcast of Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble's musical about a chorus girl who steps into the starring role of a Broadway show.
More Information: PBS

HANSARD
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 7, 2019
Theatre: National Theatre, London
Stage Director: Simon Godwin
Cast: Lindsay Duncan, Alex Jennings
Simon Woods' play about a high profile political couple engaged in tense a battle of their own at home.
More Information: National Theatre Live

RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S THE KING AND I
Channel: PBS
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 8, 2019
Theatre: The London Palladium, London
Stage Director: Bartlett Sher
Cast: Bonnie Langford, Tom Lister, Clare Halse, Ashley Day
A Great Performances broadcast of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's musical about schoolteacher Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam.
More Information: PBS

RED
Channel: PBS
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 15, 2019
Theatre: Wyndham's Theatre, London
Stage Director: Michael Grandage
Cast: Alfred Molina, Alfred Enoch
A Great Performances broadcast of John Logan's play about artist Mark Rothko.
More Information: PBS

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Channel: PBS
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 22, 2019
Theatre: Delacorte Theater, New York
Stage Director: Kenny Leon
Cast: Danielle Brooks, Grantham Coleman
A Great Performances broadcast of the 2019 Shakespeare in the Park production of William Shakespeare's romantic comedy.
More Information: PBS

PRESENT LAUGHTER
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 28, 2019
Theatre: The Old Vic, London
Stage Director: Matthew Warchus
Cast: Andrew Scott
Noël Coward's comedy about a self-obsessed actor in the midst of a mid-life crisis.
More Information: National Theatre Live

KINKY BOOTS
Channel: PBS
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 29, 2019
Theatre: Adelphi Theatre, London
Stage Director: Jerry Mitchell
Cast: Killian Donnelly, Matt Henry
A Great Performances broadcast of Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein's Tony Award-winning musical about the owner of a struggling shoe factory, and the drag queen who helps him save the business.
More Information: PBS

SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY
Channel: WNET-TV
U.S. Broadcast Date: 2019
Theatre: Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York
Stage Director: Rebecca Taichman
Cast: MaameYaa Boafo, Latoya Edwards, Paige Gilbert, Joanna A. Jones, Abena Mensah-Bonsu, Mirirai Sithole, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Zenzi Williams
A Theater Close-Up broadcast of Jocelyn Bioh's comedy about students at an all-girls boarding school in Ghana who have their sights set on competing in the Miss Universe pageant.
More Information: Playbill

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