World Stage on Screen

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

Originally broadcast in 2018 from London’s West End, see an encore presentation of Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas.
Sat, 8/24
Tue, 9/3
I'M NOT RUNNING is an explosive new political drama exploring personal choices and their public consequences, written by Academy Award-nominated writer David Hare (THE READER, THE HOURS, NT LIVE: SKYLIGHT).
Tue, 8/27
Benedict Cumberbatch plays the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Now seen by over 900,000 people worldwide, the original broadcast from 2015 returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.
Sat, 9/14
See Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion, and power, in encores of this 2018 presentation.
Sat, 10/5
Mon, 10/7
Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy will be captured live from the Bridge Theatre in London. Gwendoline Christie (GAME OF THRONES), Oliver Chris (GREEN WING, NT Live: YOUNG MARX), David Moorst (NT Live: ALLELUJAH!) and Hammed Animashaun (THE BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES) lead the cast as Titania, Oberon, Puck and Bottom.
Sat, 10/19
Wed, 10/30
Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (SKYFALL, AMERICAN BEAUTY) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Ben Miles, who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons.
Sat, 10/26
Mon, 1/6
Inspired by Lord Byron’s epic poem, LE CORSAIRE, originally broadcast in 2017, is one of the Bolshoi’s most lavish productions.
Sun, 12/1
Based on E. T. A. Hoffmann’s story, The Nutcracker is one of the greatest classics in the world. With iconic music by Tchaikovsky, and enchanting sets and costumes, this beautiful tale explores the universal themes of love, power and evil.  
Sun, 12/22