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

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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.

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

CORIOLANUS
U.S. Broadcast Date: October 11, 2017
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Stage Director: Angus Jackson
Cast: Sope Dirisu
William Shakespeare's play about Roman general Roman general Caius Martius Coriolanus.
More Information: Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon

SHE LOVES ME
• U.S. Broadcast Date: October 20, 2017
• Channel: PBS
• Theatre: St. James Theatre, New York
• Stage Director: Scott Ellis
• Cast: Laura Benanti, Gavin Creel, Jane Krakowski, Zachary Levi
• A Great Performances broadcast of the 2016 Broadway revival of the Jerry Bock, Joe Masteroff, and Sheldon Harnick musical.
• More Information: PBS

PRESENT LAUGHTER
• U.S. Broadcast Date: November 3, 2017
• Channel: PBS
• Theatre: St. James Theatre, New York
• Stage Director: Moritz von Stuelpnagel
• Cast: Kevin Kline
• A Great Performances broadcast of the 2017 Broadway revival of the Noël Coward comedy.
• More Information: PBS

FOLLIES
• U.S. Broadcast Date: November 16, 2017
• Theatre: National Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Dominic Cooke
• Cast: Janie Dee, Peter Forbes, Philip Quast, Imelda Staunton
Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's 1971 musical about a group of former Follies showgirls who reunite before their old theatre is torn down.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

HOLIDAY INN
• U.S. Broadcast Date: November 24, 2017
• Channel: PBS
• Theatre: Studio 54, New York
• Stage Director: Gordon Greenberg
• Cast: Corbin Bleu, Lora Lee Gayer, Megan Lawrence, Bryce Pinkham, Megan Sikora
• A Great Performances broadcast of the 2016 Broadway production of the Irving Berlin musical.
• More Information: PBS

YOUNG MARX
• U.S. Broadcast Date: December 7, 2017
• Theatre: Bridge Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Nicholas Hytner
• Cast: Rory Kinnear, Oliver Chris
• Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's comedy about 32-year-old Karl Marx.
• More Information: National Theatre Live

TWELFTH NIGHT
U.S. Broadcast Date: February 14, 2018
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Stage Director: Christopher Luscombe
Cast: TBA
William Shakespeare's play about twins who are separated in a shipwreck.
More Information: Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon

JULIUS CAESAR
• U.S. Broadcast Date: March 22, 2018
• Theatre: Bridge Theatre, London
• Stage Director: Nicholas Hytner
• Cast: David Calder, Michelle Fairley, David Morrissey, Ben Whishaw
• William Shakespeare's play about the plot to assassinate Julius Caesar.
• 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

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