World Stage on Screen

Theater and dance productions from around the globe shine on the Amherst Cinema big screen.

New York, 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves.
Sat, 9/8
Three Royal Ballet choreographers honor the creative genius of Leonard Bernstein as part of the special worldwide centennial celebration of works created in response to his music.
Sun, 9/16
This breathtakingly beautiful Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar-winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light’.
Thu, 9/20
Sat, 9/29
Vanessa Kirby (THE CROWN, NT Live: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (THE AMEN CORNER) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: THE DEEP BLUE SEA) and broadcast from the National Theatre to cinemas.
Thu, 9/27
Sat, 10/6
Captured live from the National Theatre in London in 2012, this critically acclaimed production directed by Marianne Elliot (ANGELS IN AMERICA, WAR HORSE) has astonished audiences around the world and has received seven Olivier and five Tony Awards.
Mon, 10/8
Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. See Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternating the roles of Victor Frankenstein and the Creature.
Sat, 10/27
Sat, 11/10
Broadcast from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas.
Sat, 11/3
Mon, 11/12