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
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
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 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
Cinema Nouveau’s next two broadcasts from National Theatre Live will include Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea releases on Saturday, October 15 for limited screenings, and the landmark of 20th century musical theatre, The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill from October 29. Continue reading
THE National Theatre London’s production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses will be screened at 11 am on Sunday, April 10 as part of the Fugard Bioscope World Arts Season. Continue reading
Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet.
THE Fugard Theatre on the corner of Caledon and Lower Buitenkant Streets in District Six, Cape Town, will be giving theatre fans another chance to see Benedict Cumberbatch in Hamlet on March 20 and 21 at 11 am and 4 pm. Continue reading
THE next production from National Theatre Live series to be screened at Cinema Nouveau is Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel Jane Eyre. Filmed at the National Theatre in London, Jane Eyre releases on Saturday, January 23 at Cinema Nouveau theatres countrywide, for limited screenings. Continue reading
Pieter Toerien presents Bob Fox – An evening with the WarHorse Songman at Pieter Toerien’s Montecasino Theatre from August 26 to September 6. One of the United Kingdom’s finest exponents of storytelling through song, Bob is deeply influenced by the working class culture and industrial folk song prevalent in his native County Durham. Continue reading