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Yellow Submarine Sing-A-Long
July 14 & 18
Yellow Submarine Sing-A-Long(2018)
Coinciding with the animated classic's 50th anniversary, audiences of all ages can now “come together” and sing along to many of The Beatles most iconic tunes.

Based on the Lennon-McCartney song, Yellow Submarine spins a fantastic tale brimming with peace, love and hope. The score includes “Eleanor Rigby,” “When I’m Sixty-Four,” “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds” and “All You Need Is Love.”

Want more fun, get a group together and dress up for this fun engagement.

Hearts Beat Loud
July 20 & 21 & 22
Hearts Beat Loud(2018)
From Brett Haley, the director of 2017's acclaimed Sam Elliot showcase THE HERO, comes this musical tale of coming of age and coming to terms starring Kiersey Clemons (DOPE) and Nick Offerman (PARKS AND RECREATION), along with a supporting cast of greats that includes Toni Collette Ted Danson, and Blythe Danner.

Sam (Clemons) is one summer away from starting her med school track at UCLA. Her dad Frank (Offerman), is struggling to let her go and wants to stay close by making music with her. When a song they recorded together breaks out online, their already shaky normal is upended even further. Where will their separate paths take them? Does the music change things? And what about the folks they might be falling for?

HEARTS BEAT LOUD searches for the answers with killer tunes and an open heart.

Royal Ballet: Swan Lake
July 22
Royal Ballet: Swan Lake(2018)
The Royal Ballet performs a new production of Tchaikovsky’s magnificent classical ballet. Production and additional choreography by Liam Scarlett and designs by John Macfarlane. Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is enraptured. But she is under a spell that holds her captive, allowing her to regain her human form only at night.

Deconstructing the Birth of the Beatles
July 25 & August 4
Deconstructing the Birth of the Beatles(2018)
In the late fifties, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Richard Starkey were just four Liverpudlian teenagers who picked up guitars (or drumsticks) and decided to play music. With no formal training and no ability to read or write music, they tried to emulate their American rock heroes. Within a few years, they would change music history (and the world) forever.
Coming off the great success of Deconstructing The Beatles Season 1 ("The White Album," "Sgt. Pepper," "Revolver" & "Rubber Soul"), The Liberty Theatre is excited to bring to you DECONSTRUCTING THE BEATLES Season 2!
After years of touring the country performing his dynamic lectures live in cinemas, theaters and corporate boardrooms, composer/producer Scott Freiman, through the auspices of “In Performance at the Jacob Burns Film Center,” has recorded his second series of lectures that are now available to audiences everywhere.

Summer in the Forest
July 27 & 28 & 29
Summer in the Forest(2018)
Like countless others Philippe, Michel, Andre and Patrick were labeled 'idiots', locked away and forgotten in violent asylums, until the 1960s, when the young philosopher Jean Vanier took a stand and secured their release - the first time in history that anyone had beaten the system. Together they created L'Arche, a commune at the edge of a beautiful forest near Paris. A quiet revolution was born.

Now in his 80s, and still at L'Arche, Jean has discovered something that most of us have forgotten - what it is to be human, to be foolish, and to be happy.

SUMMER IN THE FOREST invites us to abandon the rat race and forge new friendships. Amid the ancient trees, Philippe, Patrick, Jean and the others welcome us into their lives. If there are rules to break, they will be broken and if there is a truth to be told, they will tell it. Michel reveals his war torn past, Andre is desperate for a date, and young David will prove himself a hero in the fight against the forces of evil.

Cakemaker, The
July 27 & 28 & 29
The Cakemaker(2018)
New York Times Critics Pick
Drool-worthy confectionery expresses unspoken emotions in “The Cakemaker,” the first feature from the writer and director Ofir Raul Graizer and a master class in exquisite restraint.

Beginning as one thing and ending as quite another, this softly lighted melodrama follows Thomas (Tim Kalkhof), a reserved German pastry chef with a cozy cafe in Berlin and a handsome Israeli lover, Oren (Roy Miller). Once a month or so, Oren arrives in Berlin for business — and a generous slice of Black Forest gâteau — leaving a wife, Anat (Sarah Adler), and young son back in Jerusalem.

When Oren dies suddenly between visits, Thomas, obeying some primal instinct and with no clear purpose, immediately travels to Jerusalem. Concealing his identity, he takes a part-time job in the small cafe run by Oren’s weary young widow, so impressing her and her customers with his piping skills that he soon becomes a fixture.
This doesn’t sit well with Moti (Zohar Strauss), Anat’s Orthodox brother-in-law, whose disapproval of the lonely gentile in their midst subtly pokes at historical animus. Yet social and religious undercurrents remain mostly muted; and while Moti might be worried about the newcomer’s effect on the cafe’s kosher certification, he’s also kind enough to ensure that Thomas doesn’t eat Shabbat supper alone.
Relying on warm intuition over cold logic, “The Cakemaker” can at times seem almost detached from reality, its characters mere symbols in a delicate fable about the fluidity of attachment and the permeability of boundaries. Thomas’s gentle diffidence, and his director’s fiercely rigorous style, leave his motives denser than unproved sourdough. With no back story or visible friends or family, he’s a smooth-skinned enigma whose soft, cushiony physicality anchors the movie’s tactile preoccupations. Is he seeking a companion in sorrow or an immersion in a life that was always kept hidden? He isn’t saying, but his kind eyes and busily kneading hands are somehow eloquence enough.
Sad and sweet, and with a rare lyricism, “The Cakemaker” believes in a love that neither nationality, sexual orientation nor religious belief can deter. Some may find its reticence off-putting or even irritating, but at heart it’s just a tender love triangle with a ghost in the middle. And a mouthwatering abundance of crème fraîche.-Jeannette Catsoulis

McKellen: Playing the Part
July 29
McKellen: Playing the Part(2018)
Back for one more show by popular demand!
Built around a 14 hour interview, Playing the Part uncovers McKellen's story. From his upbringing living through the war, working through repertory and West End theatre becoming a pioneering stage star, coming out and being a leader in the campaign for equality, to his mainstream film breakouts as Magneto and Gandalf. His work and influence transcends generations, celebrated here in this fully authorised insight.

McKellen: Playing the Part features unprecedented access to private photo albums, a wealth of never-before-seen archive material, including diaries written when he was 12, and unseen behind the scenes of theatre shows and films, alongside his personal thoughts on a life long lived.

Gabriel and the Mountain (Gabriel e a montanha)
August 3 & 4 & 5
Gabriel and the Mountain (Gabriel e a montanha)(2018)
Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel Buchmann decided to travel the world for one year, his backpack full of dreams. After ten months on the road, he arrived in Kenya determined to discover the African continent. Until he reached the top of Mount Mulanje, Malawi, his last destination.
New York Times Critics Pick, A.O. Scott writes "A perceptive and poetic hybrid of documentary and fiction. It both captures and gently critiques Gabriel's free-spirited, adventurous sensibility."

Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), The
August 4 & 5
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)(2018)
Commemorating Director John Huston on what would have been his 112th Birthday (Born August 5, 1906) with one of his memorable classics, THE TREASURE OF SIERRA MADRE, which celebrates a 70 year milestone this year.

Is there anything better than John Huston working with Humphrey Bogart?

Join us at the Liberty Theatre for one of the best, and most overlooked director/actor teams in cinema. Huston consistently knew how to push Bogart to his best and "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" (1948) is no different. Adding to the already exceptional mix is a wonderful supporting cast, including an Oscar winning turn by John Huston’s father Walter. The younger Huston always proved himself a fantastic director, and Sierra Madre is a beautiful, thrilling, and thought provoking work of cinematic art.

Royal Shakespeare Company: Romeo and Juliet
August 11 & 15
Royal Shakespeare Company: Romeo and Juliet(2018)
What if your first true love was someone you'd been told you must hate? Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents.The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire for change, but leads all too quickly to heartbreaking consequences.

Exhibition on Screen: I, Claude Monet
August 12
Exhibition on Screen: I, Claude Monet(2018)
I, Claude Monet reveals new insight into the man who not only painted the picture that gave birth to impressionism but who was perhaps the most influential and successful painter of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Deconstructing the 1963 Beatles
August 22 & 25
Deconstructing the 1963 Beatles(2018)
1963 Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!
In late 1962, the Beatles stepped into EMI studios for the first time, meeting producer George Martin and beginning an unparalleled and remarkable recording career. Over the next eighteen months, they would release four number one singles (including “She Loves You” and “I Want To Hold Your Hand” and two number one albums while becoming worldwide superstars. In Deconstructing The Beatles 1963 Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!, Scott Freiman explores the music that helped launch Beatlemania.

American in Paris - The Musical, An
September 20 & 23
An American in Paris - The Musical(2018)
This breathtakingly beautiful Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar® winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light'. Featuring the gorgeous music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin (including the classic hits ‘S Wonderful and I Got Rhythm), stunning designs, and show-stopping choreography. With a record-setting 28 five-star reviews from critics, An American in Paris is coming from London's West End to a cinema near you.

Jerry Mulligan is an American GI striving to make it as a painter in a city suddenly bursting with hope and possibility. Following a chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer named Lise, the streets of Paris become the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love in the aftermath of war...

Experience this “truly ravishing” (The Guardian) production in the comfort of your local cinema.

National Theatre Live: Julie
September 22 & 26
National Theatre Live: Julie(2018)
Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea) and broadcast live from the National Theatre to cinemas.

Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristina clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean – which rapidly descends into a savage fight for survival.

This new version of August Strindberg’s play Miss Julie, written by Polly Stenham, remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London.

Royal Shakespeare Company: The Merry Wives of Wind
October 6 & 10
Royal Shakespeare Company: The Merry Wives of Wind(2018)
Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. Unknown to him, it's the women of Windsor who really pull the strings, orchestrating Falstaff's comeuppance amidst a theatrical smorgasbord of petty rivalries, jealousies and over-inflated egos. For a fat Englishman, a Welshman and a Frenchman, the only way in Windsor...

National Theatre Live: King Lear
October 13 & 17
National Theatre Live: King Lear(2018)
Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas.

Chichester Festival Theatre’s production received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season. Jonathan Munby directs this ‘nuanced and powerful’ (The Times) contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s tender, violent, moving and shocking play.

Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two ageing fathers – one a King, one his courtier – reject the children who truly love them. Their blindness unleashes a tornado of pitiless ambition and treachery, as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with bitter ends.

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein Encore 2018 (C
October 22
National Theatre Live: Frankenstein Encore 2018 (C(2018)
The Liberty Theatre in association with BY Experience and National Theatre Live present a special encore of the smash-hit Frankenstein, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller in a two-night event October 22 (Cumberbatch as Creature) and 29 (Miller as Creature).
Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (Hamlet, BBC’s Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Trainspotting) alternating between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation.

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the increasingly desperate and vengeful Creature determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.

Scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil, are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic tale.

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein Encore 2018 (M
October 29
National Theatre Live: Frankenstein Encore 2018 (M(2018)
The Liberty Theatre in association with BY Experience and National Theatre Live present a special encore of Frankenstein, in a two-night cinema event on Monday, October 22 and Monday, October 29 at 7:00 p.m. local time both dates. Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle, this thrilling production features both Jonny Lee Miller and Benedict Cumberbatch as Victor Frankenstein and his Creature. October 22 will feature Cumberbatch as the Creature and October 29 will feature Miller as the Creature.
Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (Hamlet, BBC’s Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Trainspotting) alternating between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation.

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the increasingly desperate and vengeful Creature determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.

Scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil, are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic tale.

National Theatre Live: The Madness of George III
December 8 & 12
National Theatre Live: The Madness of George III(2018)
Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be show in cinemas. National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.

Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.

The cast of this new production includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, NT Live Coriolanus) in the title role, and Adrian Scarborough (Gavin and Stacey, Upstairs Downstairs, After the Dance).

It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man.

Bolshoi Ballet: La Sylphide
December 9
Bolshoi Ballet: La Sylphide(2018)
Staged for the Bolshoi by Bournonville expert Johan Kobborg, La Sylphide is the ultimate romantic masterpiece. Captured live from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, La Sylphide comes to cinemas across the U.S. on Sunday, Nov. 11 only. On his wedding day, the young Scotsman James is awakened with a kiss from an ethereal winged creature, a Sylph. Entranced by her beauty, James risks everything to pursue an unattainable love. La Sylphide is one of the world's oldest surviving ballets, and a treasure in Danish ballet master August Bournonville's style.

Royal Shakespeare Company : Troilus and Cressida
December 15 & 19
Royal Shakespeare Company : Troilus and Cressida(2018)
Troilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to one another. But in the seventh year of the siege of Troy their innocence is tested, and exposed to the savage corrupting influence of war, with tragic consequences.

Bolshoi Ballet: Don Quixote
December 30
Bolshoi Ballet: Don Quixote(2018)
BY Experience and Pathé Live are delighted to bring you Don Quixote, captured LIVE from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow.

Cervantes' eccentric hero Don Quixote leaves on journey full of adventures with his loyal squire Sancho Panza in search of his perfect woman. On the way he meets Kitri, the dazzling daughter of an innkeeper who he thinks might be his ideal love.

National Theatre Live: Antony & Cleopatra
January 5 & 9
National Theatre Live: Antony & Cleopatra(2019)
Captured live at the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.

Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.

Director Simon Godwin returns to National Theatre Live screens with this hotly anticipated production, following previous broadcasts of Twelfth Night, Man and Superman and The Beaux’ Stratagem.

National Theatre Live: I'm Not Running
February 16 & 20
National Theatre Live: I'm Not Running(2019)
I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonising decision.

What’s involved in sacrificing your private life and your piece of mind for something more than a single issue? Does she dare?

Hare was recently described by The Washington Post as ‘the premiere political dramatist writing in English’. His other work includes Pravda and Skylight, broadcast by National Theatre Live in 2014.