By Michael Gioia
03 May 2012
|Photo by Johan Persson|
Nick Dear's Frankenstein, based on the Mary Shelley novel of the same name, will play in select theatres in the U.S. and Canada beginning June 1. Directed by Danny Boyle, the production starred Olivier Award joint winners Cumberbatch and Miller, who alternated in the roles of Victor Frankenstein and the Creature. Frankenstein was filmed twice with the Olivier-winning actors in each role.
Richard Bean's One Man, Two Guvnors, based on Carlo Goldoni's The Servant of Two Masters, will play in select independent cinemas and performing arts centers beginning May 5 in Canada and May 16 in the U.S. Directed by Tony nominee Nicholas Hytner, the production features a Tony-nominated score by Grant Olding. The production received a total of seven 2012 Tony nominations. Read Playbill.com's Tony Award coverage here.
The encore broadcasts of Frankenstein and One Man, which were originally captured live in March and September of 2011, respectively, conclude the third season of NT Live. The fourth season will begin in the fall; titles and dates will be announced at a later date.
Watch the NT Live trailers of Frankenstein and One Man, Two Guvnors: