NT Live Screenings of Hamlet, Starring Rory Kinnear, Will Begin Dec. 9

News   NT Live Screenings of Hamlet, Starring Rory Kinnear, Will Begin Dec. 9
The second season of National Theatre Live worldwide screenings will continue with screenings of director Nicholas Hytner's production of Hamlet, starring Rory Kinnear, beginning Dec. 9.

Also featured in the cast of Shakespeare's tragedy are Clare Higgins (Gertrude), Patrick Malahide (Claudius), David Calder (Polonius), James Laurenson (Ghost/Player King) and Ruth Negga (Ophelia).

Broadcasts in the New York City area include:

Brooklyn Academy of Music

NYU Skirball Center for the Arts (screening is Dec. 13)
Cinema 123 (Upper East Side)

Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville

Fairfield University, CT
Time and Space, Hudson; includes an encore on Dec. 17
Shakespeare Theatre Company (DC); playing Dec. 27
Kew Gardens Cinema
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Old Saybrook (CT)

Monmouth University (NJ)

For a complete list of screening locations, dates and times, visit ntlive.com.

Kinnear takes on the Danish prince beset by grief and revenge over his father's murder and uncle's throne usurption after previous appearances at the National in Burnt by the Sun, The Revenger's Tragedy, Philistines and The Man of Mode.

The next NT Live series of screenings is scheduled to occur Jan. 13, 2011, with Fela!, the musical about Afrobeat musician and activist Fela Kuti starring original Broadway cast member and Tony Award nominee Sahr Ngaujah. The average ticket price is $20, but ticket prices vary by venue.  Contact local venues for ticket information.

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