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

News   Schedule of Upcoming Live Theatre Broadcasts in Movie Theatres and on Television
Schedule of Upcoming Live Theatre Broadcasts in Movie Theatres and on Television

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.

UPCOMING IN MOVIE THEATRES
(First broadcast date; check movie listings for exact dates)

THE TEMPEST
U.S. Broadcast Date: Beginning March 1, 2017
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Stage Director: Gregory Doran
Cast: Simon Russell Beale
William Shakespeare's play about a magician exiled on an island with his daughter. U.S. screening dates vary. Check the RSC website for local dates and times.
More Information: Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon

THE BLACK MONK
• U.S. Broadcast Date: March 2, 2017
• Theatre: Moscow Young Generation Theater, Moscow
• Stage Director: Kama Ginkas
• Cast: Sergei Makovetskii, Julia Svezhakova
• Kama Ginkas' adaptation of the Anton Chekhov short story. Presented in Russian with English subtitles.
• More Information: Stage Russia

NEWSIES
U.S. Broadcast Date: March 4, 2017
Theatre: Pantages Theatre, Los Angeles
Stage Director: Jeff Calhoun
Cast: Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay
Alan Menken, Jack Feldman, and Harvey Fierstein's musical based on the 1992 Disney film.
More Information: NewsiesTheMusical.com

HEDDA GABLER
• U.S. Broadcast Date: March 9, 2017
• Theatre: National Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Ivo van Hove
• Cast: Ruth Wilson
• Patrick Marber's new adaptation of the Henrik Ibsen drama.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

TWELFTH NIGHT
• U.S. Broadcast Date: April 6, 2017
• Theatre: National Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Simon Godwin
• Cast: Tamsin Greig
• William Shakespeare's comedy of mistaken identity, wild characters, and unusual courtships.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

THE THREE COMRADES
• U.S. Broadcast Date: April 13, 2017
• Theatre: Moscow Sovremennik Theatre, Moscow
• Stage Directors: Galina Volchek, Alexander Savostianov
• Cast: Alexander Khovanskaya, Sergey Yushkevich, Sergey Jilin, Chulpan Khamatova
• An adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque‘s 1936 novel. Presented in Russian with English subtitles.
• More Information: Stage Russia

ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
• U.S. Broadcast Date: April 20, 2017
• Theatre: Old Vic, London
• Stage Director: David Leveaux
• Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Joshua McGuire, David Haig
• Tom Stoppard's play about two minor characters from William Shakespeare's Hamlet.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

JULIUS CAESAR
U.S. Broadcast Date: April 26, 2017
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Stage Director: Angus Jackson
Cast: Alex Waldmann, Andrew Woodall
William Shakespeare's play about the plot to assassinate Julius Caesar.
More Information: Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon

OBSESSION
• U.S. Broadcast Date: May 11, 2017
• Theatre: Barbican Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Ivo van Hove
• Cast: Jude Law
• A new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti's 1943 film about a drifter who has an affair with a married woman, and their plot to murder her husband.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

ANTONY & CLEOPATRA
U.S. Broadcast Date: May 24, 2017
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Stage Director: Iqbal Khan
Cast: Antony Byrne, Josette Simon
William Shakespeare's play about the relationship between Mark Antony and Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt.
More Information: Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon

PETER PAN
• U.S. Broadcast Date: June 10, 2017
• Theatre: National Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Sally Cookson
• Cast: Anna Francolini, Paul Hilton, Madeleine Worrall
• J. M. Barrie's classic play about the boy who wouldn't grow up.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

SALOMÉ
• U.S. Broadcast Date: June 22, 2017
• Theatre: National Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Yaël Farber
• Cast: Olwen Fouéré
• Yaël Farber's radically revised version of the biblical tale, based on Oscar Wilde's play and ancient Arabic and Hebraic texts.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

ANGELS IN AMERICA: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES
• U.S. Broadcast Date: July 20, 2017
• Theatre: National Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Marianne Elliott
• Cast: Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, Russell Tovey
• The first part of Tony Kushner’s two-part epic drama.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

ANGELS IN AMERICA: PERESTROIKA
• U.S. Broadcast Date: July 27, 2017
• Theatre: National Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Marianne Elliott
• Cast: Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, Russell Tovey
• The second part of Tony Kushner’s two-part epic drama.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

TITUS ANDRONICUS
US Broadcast Date: August 9, 2017
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Stage Director: Blanche McIntyre
Cast: David Troughton
William Shakespeare's play about Roman general Titus' cycle of revenge with the Queen of the Goths.
More Information: Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon

YERMA
• U.S. Broadcast Date: August 31, 2017
• Theatre: Young Vic, London
• Stage Director: Simon Stone
• Cast: Billie Piper
• Simon Stone's adaptation of Federico García Lorca's play about a young woman's desperate desire to have a child.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

MACBETH
• U.S. Broadcast Date: 2018
• Theatre: National Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Rufus Norris
• Cast: Rory Kinnear, Anne-Marie Duff
• William Shakespeare's classic tragedy.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

UPCOMING ON TELEVISION
(Check local TV listings for exact dates and times)

CHRIS GETHARD: CAREER SUICIDE
Station: HBO
Broadcast Date: May 2017
Theatre: Tribeca Performing Arts Center, New York
Stage Director: Kimberly Senior
Cast: Chris Gethard
Chris Gethard's solo play about living with mental illness, thoughts of suicide, and alcoholism.

FALSETTOS
Station: PBS
Broadcast Date: TBA
Theatre: Walter Kerr Theatre, New York
Stage Director: James Lapine
Cast: Stephanie J. Block, Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells, Brandon Uranowitz
A Live from Lincoln Center broadcast of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony-winning musical.

OLD HATS
Station: THIRTEEN
Broadcast Date: TBA
Theatre: Signature Theatre, New York
Stage Director: Tina Landau
Cast: Bill Irwin, David Shiner, Shaina Taub
A Theater Close-Up broadcast of Bill Irwin and David Shiner's evening of comedic sketches and musical numbers.