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

Film & TV News   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

• US Broadcast Date: January 23, 2019
• Theatre: Comédie-Française, Paris
• Stage Director: Denis Podalydès
• Cast: Michel Vuillermoz, Françoise Gillard
• Edmond Rostand's play about a poet who falls in love with a beautiful woman, but is too ashamed of his large nose to tell her. Performed in French with English subtitles.
• More Information: Fathom Events

U.S. Broadcast Date: January 31, 2019
Theatre: National Theatre, London
Stage Director: Neil Armfield
Cast: Siân Brooke
David Hare's new play about a doctor who leads a local health campaign, who crosses paths with an old boyfriend who is a loyalist in Labour Party politics.
More Information: National Theatre Live

Channel: PBS
U.S. Broadcast Date: February 1, 2019
Theatre: Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, New York
Stage Director: Lileana Blaine-Cru
Cast: Karen Pittman, Namir Smallwood
A Live From Lincoln Center broadcast of Dominique Morisseau's drama about an inner-city high school teacher whose son gets into an altercation with a teacher at his private boarding school. Originally filmed in 2017.
More Information: PBS

Channel: PBS
U.S. Broadcast Date: March 29, 2019
Theatre: Donmar King's Cross, London
Stage Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Cast: Jade Anouka, Jackie Clune, Harriet Walter
A Great Performances broadcast of William Shakespeare's play about the assassination of the Roman dictator.. Originally filmed in 2016.
More Information: PBS

U.S. Broadcast Date: May 14, 2019
Theatre: Old Vic, London
Stage Director: Jeremy Herrin
Cast: Sally Field, Bill Pullman
Arthur Miller's drama inspired by the true story of a successful businessman who knowingly sold the government defective airplane parts during World War II.
More Information: National Theatre Live

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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