World Stage on Screen

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

Please note that our March 10 screening of LA BAYADÈRE has been cancelled.

It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy.
Tue, 2/26
The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital, is threatened with closure. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir. The new work by acclaimed playwright Alan Bennett.
Sat, 3/9
Tue, 3/12
Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, captured live from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London.
Sat, 5/11
Tue, 5/14
CARMEN, the passionate one act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso originally conceived for legendary Bolshoi prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, will captivate audiences alongside PETRUSHKA, a new creation for the Bolshoi by contemporary choreographer Edward Clug.
Sun, 6/23