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

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

The following is a list of live stage productions announced to shown in movie theatres and on television. If you would like to submit any updates, please email dgewirtzman@playbill.com.

UPCOMING IN MOVIE THEATRES
(First broadcast date; check movie listings for exact dates)

THE SHAKESPEARE SHOW
• US Broadcast Date: May 23, 2016
• Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
• Stage Director: Gregory Doran
• Cast: David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Tim Minchin, Helen Mirren
• A special event with theatrical performances and Shakespeare-inspired musical performances to mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death.
• More Information: Fathom Events

HAMLET
US Broadcast Date: June 8, 2016
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Stage Director: Simon Godwin
Cast: Paapa Essiedu
William Shakespeare's tragedy about the Danish prince who discovers his uncle has murdered his father.
More Information: Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
• US Broadcast Date: June 21, 2016
• Theatre: National Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Nicholas Hytner
• Cast: James Corden
• An encore screening of Richard Bean's 2011 comedy about a man trying to keep his two employers from meeting.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

ROMEO AND JULIET
US Broadcast Date: July 7, 2016
Theatre: Garrick Theatre, London
Stage Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Derek Jacobi, Lily James, Richard Madden
William Shakespeare's classic tragedy about star-crossed lovers.
More Information: Branagh Theatre Live

THE AUDIENCE
• US Broadcast Date: July 19, 2016
• Theatre: Gielgud Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Stephen Daldry
• Cast: Helen Mirren
• An encore screening of Peter Morgan's 2013 play about Queen Elizabeth II's meetings with her prime ministers.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
• US Broadcast Date: September 13, 2016
• Theatre: Wyndham's Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Ivo van Hove
• Cast: Mark Strong
• An encore screening of the Young Vic production of Arthur's Miller's play.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

CYMBELINE
US Broadcast Date: September 28, 2016
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Stage Director: Melly Still
Cast: Hiran Abeysekera, Gillian Bevan, Bethan Cullinane, Oliver Johnstone
William Shakespeare's play about young lovers, a banished heir, and a plot to seize power.
More Information: Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon

KING LEAR
US Broadcast Date: October 12, 2016
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Stage Director: Gregory Doran
Cast: Antony Sher
William Shakespeare's tragedy about the chaos that follows a king's decision to divide his kingdom between his daughters.
More Information: Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon

FRANKENSTEIN
• US Broadcast Date: October 25, 2016
• Theatre: National Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Danny Boyle
• Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jonny Lee Miller
• An encore screening of Nick Dear's adaptation of the Mary Shelley novel.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

HAMLET
• US Broadcast Date: November 15, 2016
• Theatre: Barbican Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Lindsay Turner
• Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch
• An encore screening of the Shakespeare tragedy.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

WAR HORSE
• US Broadcast Date: December 6, 2016
• Theatre: National Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris
• Cast: Sion Young
• An encore screening of Nick Stafford's adaptation of the Michael Morpurgo novel following the adventures of a horse as he moves from life on a farm into the battles of World War I.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

THE ENTERTAINER
US Broadcast Date: Fall 2016
Theatre: Garrick Theatre, London
Stage Director: Rob Ashford
Cast: Kenneth Branagh
John Osborne's play about a seedy music hall performer in post-war Britain.
More Information: Branagh Theatre Live

UPCOMING ON TELEVISION
(Check local TV listings for exact dates and times)

BUYER AND CELLAR
Station: PBS
Broadcast Date: TBA
Theatre: Westport Country Playhouse, Connecticut
Stage Director: Stephen Brackett
Cast: Michael Urie
Jonathan Tollins' play about an actor hired to work in a faux mall in Barbra Streisand's basement.