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

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18 Jan 2016

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)

LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES

  • US Broadcast Date: January 28, 2016
  • Theatre: Donmar Warehouse, London
  • Stage Director: Josie Rourke
  • Cast: Michelle Dockery, Janet McTeer, Dominic West
  • A 30th anniversary revival of Christopher Hampton's play based on Choderlos de Laclos’ 1782 novel of sex, intrigue and betrayal in pre-revolutionary France.
  • More Information: National Theatre Live

AS YOU LIKE IT

  • US Broadcast Date: February 25, 2016
  • Theatre: National Theatre, London
  • Stage Director: Polly Findlay
  • Cast: Rosalie Craig
  • William Shakespeare's comedy about two women who leave their court lives behind them to journey into the Forest of Arden.
  • More Information: National Theatre Live

HANGMEN

  • US Broadcast Date: March 3, 2016
  • Theatre: Wyndham’s Theatre, London
  • Stage Director: Matthew Dunster
  • Cast: Johnny Flynn, David Morrissey, Andy Nyman
  • Martin McDonagh's new play about England's second-best hangman on the day hanging is abolished.
  • More Information: National Theatre Live



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

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

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

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)

INCIDENT AT VICHY

  • Station: PBS
  • Broadcast Date: Spring 2016
  • Theatre: Signature Theatre, New York
  • Stage Director: Michael Wilson
  • Cast: David Abeles, Curtis Billings, James Carpinello, AJ Cedeño, Quinlan Corbett, Brian Cross, Demosthenes Chrysan , Jonathan Gordon, Jonathan Hadary, Bill Kux, Alex Morf, Jonny Orsini, Darren Pettie, Alec Shaw, Derek Smith, Richard Thomas, Evan Zes
  • A "Theater Close-Up" broadcast of Arthur Miller's drama about nine men and a boy who are rounded up under suspicious circumstances in Vichy, France at the height of World War II.

REPAIRING A NATION

  • Station: PBS
  • Broadcast Date: TBA
  • Theatre: Crossroads Theatre Company, New Brunswick
  • Stage Director: Marshall Jones, III
  • Cast: Stephanie Barry, Chantal Jean-Pierre, Phil McGlaston, Angel Moore, Landon Woodson
  • A "Theater Close-Up" broadcast of Nikkole Salter's play about a holiday celebration gone awry when the family matriarch insists they join a lawsuit seeking reparations for the Tulsa Race Riots that devastated their family 80 years ago.