Schedule of Upcoming Live Theatre Broadcasts in Movie Theatres and on TV

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The following is a list of live stage productions announced to be shown in movie theatres and on television. If you would like to submit any updates, please email dgewirtzman@playbill.com.

CORIOLANUS
U.S. Broadcast Date: Select dates through June 18
Theatre: Avon Theater, Stratford (Canada)
Stage Director: Robert Lepage
Cast: André Sills
William Shakespeare's drama based on the life of Roman leader Caius Marcius Coriolanus. Originally filmed in 2018.
More Information: Stratford Festival

THE TEMPEST
U.S. Broadcast Date: Select dates through August 24
Theatre: Avon Theater, Stratford (Canada)
Stage Director: Antoni Cimolino
Cast: Martha Henry
William Shakespeare's drama about a magician exiled on an island with his daughter. Originally filmed in 2018.
More Information: Stratford Festival

KINKY BOOTS
U.S. Broadcast Date: June 25 and 29, 2019
Theatre: Adelphi Theatre, London
Stage Director: Jerry Mitchell
Cast: Killian Donnelly, Matt Henry
Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein's Tony Award-winning musical about the owner of a struggling shoe factory, and the drag queen who helps him save the business.
More Information: Fathom Events

SMALL ISLAND
U.S. Broadcast Date: June 27, 2019
Theatre: National Theatre, London
Stage Director: Rufus Norris
Cast: Gershwyn Eustache Jnr, Leah Harvey, Aisling Loftus
Helen Edmundson's adaptation of Andrea Levy's novel that follows three connected stories from the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK.
More Information: National Theatre Live

HAMLET
U.S. Broadcast Date: July 8, 2019
Theatre: Barbican Theatre, London
Stage Director: Lyndsey Turner
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch
William Shakespeare's tragedy about the Danish prince who discovers his uncle has murdered his father. Originally filmed in 2015.
More Information: National Theatre Live

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY
U.S. Broadcast Date: July 25, 2019
Theatre: Piccadilly Theatre, London
Stage Director: Sam Mendes
Cast: Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, Ben Miles
Ben Power's adaptation of Stefano Massini's play about the three brothers who established the Lehman Brothers company.
More Information: National Theatre Live

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
U.S. Broadcast Date: October 17, 2019
Theatre: Bridge Theatre, London
Stage Director: Matthew Warchus
Cast: Hammed Animashaun, Oliver Chris, Gwendoline Christie, David Moorst
William Shakespeare's comedy about a feuding fairy King and Queen who cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play.
More Information: National Theatre Live

HANSARD
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 7, 2019
Theatre: National Theatre, London
Stage Director: Nicholas Hytner
Cast: Lindsay Duncan, Alex Jennings
Simon Wood's play about a high profile political couple engaged in tense a battle of their own at home.
More Information: National Theatre Live

PRESENT LAUGHTER
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 28, 2019
Theatre: The Old Vic, London
Stage Director: Matthew Warchus
Cast: Andrew Scott
Noël Coward's comedy about a self-obsessed actor in the midst of a mid-life crisis.
More Information: National Theatre Live

SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY
Channel: WNET-TV
U.S. Broadcast Date: 2019
Theatre: Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York
Stage Director: Rebecca Taichman
Cast: MaameYaa Boafo, Latoya Edwards, Paige Gilbert, Joanna A. Jones, Abena Mensah-Bonsu, Mirirai Sithole, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Zenzi Williams
A Theater Close-Up broadcast of Jocelyn Bioh's comedy about students at an all-girls boarding school in Ghana who have their sights set on competing in the Miss Universe pageant.
More Information: Playbill

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