Romeo and Juliet risk everything to be together. In defiance of their feuding families, they chase a future of joy and passion as violence erupts around them. This bold new film brings to life the remarkable backstage spaces of the National Theatre in which desire, dreams and destiny collide to make Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy sing in an entirely new way. Jessie Buckley (Wild Rose, Judy) and Josh O’Connor (The Crown, God’s Own Country) play Juliet and Romeo. The award-winning cast includes Tamsin Greig, Fisayo Akinade, Adrian Lester, Lucian Msamati, Deborah Findlay. A special presentation of the National Theatre screening on Saturday 11/25 at 10:30 AM and Wednesday, 11/29 at 7 PM. Tickets on sale now, are $15 general admission, $13 for seniors 60+ and children under 13. The content of this program is rated 12A, which is similar to PG13.
★★★★★ "‘Moving picture of politics and love" -Guardian (London) Returning to the big screen after nearly ten years, Bill Nighy (Living) and Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman) feature in the critically acclaimed revival of David Hare’s play, directed by Stephen Daldry (The Audience). On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra receives an unexpected visit from her former lover. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires. Captured live from Wyndham’s Theatre in London’s West End in 2014. A special presentation of London's National Theatre Live. Showings Saturday 12/16 at 10:30 AM and Wednesday, 12/20 at 6:30 PM. Tickets $15 general admission, $13 for seniors 60+. This program is rated BBFC 15, in the US, treated as an "R" rating and persons under 17 must be accompanied by a legal age adult.
This documentary is a journey among the most beautiful archaeological finds Egypt has left us.Kha, architect and builder of tombs for the pharaohs, must undertake the journey to the Underworld. Telling us the story of his voyage is Jeremy Irons, in the guise of a narrator. His words take us inside the secret world of Egyptian mythology, religion and funerary culture, interweaving the story with the history of the oldest museum in the world, the Museo Egizio in Turin, founded in 1824 and will soon be celebrating its 200th anniversary. In fact, the Kha’s own Tomb is to be found in Turin along with the most complete and most valuable private collection of grave goods outside of Egypt. A journey along the Nile , among the most beautiful archaeological finds Egypt has left us, the magnificent monuments of Giza, Luxor, Karnak, to the Valley of the Kings and the workers’ village of Deir el-Medina, the story told by Irons follows the tracks of Italian explorers and archaeologists - their itineraries also leading to the exhibition halls of the Cairo Museum, the Ägyptischen Museum in Berlin, the British Museum in London and the Louvre in Paris. From Ramesses II in Turin, to the treasure of Tutankhamun in Cairo, the bust of Nefertiti in Berlin, the Red Scribe in the Louvre, and the Rosetta Stone in London. Great Art on Screen presentation, February 18 & 21. Tickets $13, $11 senior on sale soon.
Andrew Scott (Fleabag) brings multiple characters to life in Simon Stephens’ (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) radical new version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Hopes, dreams, and regrets are thrust into sharp focus in this one-man adaptation which explores the complexities of human emotions. Filmed live during its sold-out run in London’s West End. A special presentation of London's National Theatre. Premiere engagement coming in February 2024. Tickets $18.50 general, $15 senior. The content of this program is in "R" rated territory, therefore persons under 17 must be accompanied by a legal age adult.