NT Live: Small Island

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury. The play follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer, and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK.

NT Live: Small Island2019-06-03T18:40:33-07:00

NT Live: Hamlet

Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, Doctor Strange) plays the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.

NT Live: Hamlet2019-06-03T18:41:51-07:00

NT Live: All About Eve

Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been. But now there’s Eve. Her biggest fan. Young, beautiful Eve. The golden girl, the girl next door. But you know all about Eve…don’t you…?Lifting the curtain on a world of jealousy and ambition, this new production, from one of the world's most innovative theatre directors, Ivo van Hove (Network, NT Live: A View from the Bridge), asks why our fascination with celebrity, youth and identity never seems to get old.

NT Live: All About Eve2019-04-23T13:39:07-07:00

On Screen: King Lear

Orcas Center offers a diverse sampling of the world’s best performing arts–theatre, ballet, and opera–without leaving the island! All the shows are

On Screen: King Lear2019-04-06T10:29:56-07:00

On Screen: Antony and Cleopatra

Orcas Center offers a diverse sampling of the world’s best performing arts–theatre, ballet, and opera–without leaving the island! All the shows are

On Screen: Antony and Cleopatra2019-04-06T10:30:07-07:00

On Screen: The Madness of King George III

Orcas Center offers a diverse sampling of the world’s best performing arts–theatre, ballet, and opera–without leaving the island! All the shows are

On Screen: The Madness of King George III2019-04-06T10:30:21-07:00