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.

JULIUS CAESAR
U.S. Broadcast Date: April 26, 2017
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Stage Director: Angus Jackson
Cast: Alex Waldmann, Andrew Woodall
William Shakespeare's play about the plot to assassinate Julius Caesar.
More Information: Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon

CHRIS GETHARD: CAREER SUICIDE
Station: HBO
Broadcast Date: May 6, 2017
Theatre: Tribeca Performing Arts Center, New York
Stage Director: Kimberly Senior
Cast: Chris Gethard
Chris Gethard's solo play about living with mental illness, thoughts of suicide, and alcoholism.
• More Information: HBO

OBSESSION
• U.S. Broadcast Date: May 11, 2017
• Theatre: Barbican Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Ivo van Hove
• Cast: Jude Law
• A new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti's 1943 film about a drifter who has an affair with a married woman, and their plot to murder her husband.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
• U.S. Broadcast Date: May 18, 2017
• Theatre: Harold Pinter Theatre, London
• Stage Director: James Macdonald
• Cast: Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Imogen Poots, Luke Treadaway
• Edward Albee's play about a college professor and his wife who invite a younger couple over for drinks after a late-night party.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

ANTONY & CLEOPATRA
U.S. Broadcast Date: May 24, 2017
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Stage Director: Iqbal Khan
Cast: Antony Byrne, Josette Simon
William Shakespeare's play about the relationship between Mark Antony and Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt.
More Information: Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon

PETER PAN
• U.S. Broadcast Date: June 10, 2017
• Theatre: National Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Sally Cookson
• Cast: Anna Francolini, Paul Hilton, Madeleine Worrall
• J. M. Barrie's classic play about the boy who wouldn't grow up.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

SALOMÉ
• U.S. Broadcast Date: June 22, 2017
• Theatre: National Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Yaël Farber
• Cast: Olwen Fouéré
• Yaël Farber's radically revised version of the biblical tale, based on Oscar Wilde's play and ancient Arabic and Hebraic texts.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

ANGELS IN AMERICA: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES
• U.S. Broadcast Date: July 20, 2017
• Theatre: National Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Marianne Elliott
• Cast: Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, Russell Tovey
• The first part of Tony Kushner’s two-part epic drama.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

ANGELS IN AMERICA: PERESTROIKA
• U.S. Broadcast Date: July 27, 2017
• Theatre: National Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Marianne Elliott
• Cast: Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, Russell Tovey
• The second part of Tony Kushner’s two-part epic drama.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

TITUS ANDRONICUS
US Broadcast Date: August 9, 2017
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Stage Director: Blanche McIntyre
Cast: David Troughton
William Shakespeare's play about Roman general Titus' cycle of revenge with the Queen of the Goths.
More Information: Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon

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

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

YOUNG MARX
• U.S. Broadcast Date: December 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

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

JULIUS CAESAR
• U.S. Broadcast Date: March 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

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

FALSETTOS
Station: PBS
Broadcast Date: TBA
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.

OLD HATS
Station: THIRTEEN
Broadcast Date: TBA
Theatre: Signature Theatre, New York
Stage Director: Tina Landau
Cast: Bill Irwin, David Shiner, Shaina Taub
A Theater Close-Up broadcast of Bill Irwin and David Shiner's evening of comedic sketches and musical numbers.

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