Encore Broadcasts of One Man, Two Guvnors, Featuring Tony Nominee James Corden, Begin May 16 in U.S.
By Michael Gioia
The National Theatre presents special encore National Theatre Live broadcasts of One Man, Two Guvnors, featuring 2012 Tony Award nominee James Corden, beginning May 16 at select independent cinemas and performing arts centers in the U.S.
Richard Bean's play, based on Carlo Goldoni's The Servant of Two Masters, began screenings in Canada May 5. 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.
As previously reported, National Theatre Live will also offer encore broadcasts of Nick Dear's Frankenstein, based on the Mary Shelley novel of the same name. Screenings will begin June 1 in select theatres in the U.S. and Canada. Directed by Danny Boyle, the production starred Olivier Award joint winners Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, who alternated in the roles of Victor Frankenstein and the Creature. Frankenstein was filmed twice with the Olivier-winning actors in each role.
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.
For more information and tickets, visit NTLive.com.
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