World Stage on Screen

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

In this Russian Nutcracker from the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg, Tchaikovsky’s glorious score and Vainonen’s colorful, traditional production make this as magical and memorable a holiday treat as ever.
Sun, 12/23
The Bolshoi's panache and excellence are combined in Fadeyechev’s critically acclaimed staging of this exalting performance with Leon Minkus' famous score.
Sun, 1/13
Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion, and power.
Sat, 1/19
Tue, 2/5
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.
Sat, 2/2
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
Dazzling sets and costumes illuminate the tragic tale of the temple dancer Nikiya’s doomed love for the warrior Solor.
Sun, 3/10
Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris, will see Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.  
Sat, 4/27
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