Catch the National Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ at Cinema Nouveau

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Tamsin Greig as Malvolia in Twelfth Night.

“If music be the food of love, play on…”

Twelfth Night, the acclaimed production of Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity – filmed live at the National’s Olivier Theatre in London – is the next National Theatre Live broadcast on the big screen.

The production releases at Ster-Kinekor’s Nouveau cinemas on Saturday, May 27, for limited screenings. Continue reading

George Bernard Shaw’s ‘Saint Joan’ to be screened in South Africa by NT Live

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Saint Joan – the acclaimed production of the George Bernard Shaw classic play filmed live at London’s Donmar Warehouse – is the next National Theatre Live broadcast to be screened only at Ster-Kinekor’s Cinema Nouveau from Saturday, 18 March.

Directed by the Donmar Warehouse artistic director Josie Rourke (Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Coriolanus) and starring Gemma Arterton (Quantam of Solace, Nell Gwynn, Made in Dagenham) in the lead role, this production puts a modern twist on this 1oo-year-old play that follows the life, times and eventual trial of Joan of Arc – a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France. Continue reading

Cinema Nouveau screens National Theatre Live’s broadcast of Harold Pinter’s classic play No Man’s Land

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From left: Damien Molony, Patrick Stewart, Owen Teale and Ian McKellen in ‘No Man’s Land’. Photo: Johan Persson

The first broadcast of 2017 from National Theatre Live to be screened at Cinema Nouveau is Harold Pinter’s classic play No Man’s Land, starring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart and directed by Sean Mathias.

The West End run follows a massively successful staging of the play on Broadway in New York.

Filmed live at London’s Wyndham’s Theatre for broadcast to cinemas globally, it releases at Cinema Nouveau theatres on Saturday, January 21 for four screenings only. Continue reading

Cinema Nouveau to screen ‘The Threepenny Opera’ as part of NT Live

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Cinema Nouveau will be screening the landmark of 20th century musical theatre, The Threepenny Opera, by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, in collaboration with Elisabeth Hauptmann, as part of the National Theatre Live series.

This new production was directed by Rufus Norris for the National Theatre on London’s South Bank and filmed live at the Olivier Theatre. Continue reading