Archive for March, 2017

KONG SKULL ISLAND Fri-Thurs (Mar 24-30) 7:30pm plus Wed (Mar 29) 2pm

Genre: Action/Adventure
Runtime: 119 min
Rated: 14A with violence
Trailer: Kong Skull Island

Cast: John Goodman, Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson.
Director: Jordon Vogt-Roberts

Synopsis: A secret government organization mounts an expedition to Skull Island, an uncharted territory in the Pacific. Led by an explorer (John Goodman) and a lieutenant colonel (Samuel L. Jackson), the group recruit a disillusioned soldier (Tom Hiddleston) and a photojournalist (Brie Larson) to investigate the island’s peculiar seismic activity. But once there, they discover that Skull Island is home to a gigantic ape called King Kong, and find themselves caught up in an ongoing war between the beast and the area’s indigenous predators.


THE BOSS BABY Fri-Thurs (Mar 31-Apr 6) 7pm plus Sat-Tues (Apr 1-5) 2pm

Genre: Animation/Comedy 
Runtime: 98 min
Rated: G with no advisory
Trailer: The Boss Baby

Cast: Miles Christopher Bakshi, Alec Baldwin, Eric Bell Jr, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, Tobey Maguire
Director: Tom McGarth

Synopsis: A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co


ROSENCRANTZ & GILDENSTERN ARE DEAD (Theatre from London) Sun (Apr 30) 2pm

National Theatre of London via HD Satellite  

Synopsis: Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, The Woman in Black), Joshua McGuire (The Hour) and David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Witness for the Prosecution) star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly funny situation comedy, broadcast live from The Old Vic theatre in London.
David Leveaux’s new production marks the 50th anniversary of the play that made a young Tom Stoppard’s name overnight.
Against the backdrop of Hamlet, two hapless minor characters, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, take centre stage.  As the young double act stumble their way in and out of the action of Shakespeare’s iconic drama, they become increasingly out of their depth as their version of the story unfolds.

Tickets: $15 ($10 for under 17yrs)

Available at the box office. To have tickets held for you, call the theatre at 604.885.4597 and leave your name, phone number and desired number of tickets. A staffer will call you back to confirm. 


OBSESSION (Theatre from London) Sun (Sept 10) 2pm

Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr. Ripley)
stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film.
Gino is a drifter, down-at-heel and magnetically handsome. At a road side restaurant he encounters husband and wife, Giuseppe and Giovanna. Irresistibly attracted to each other, Gino and Giovanna begin a fiery affair and plot to murder her husband. But, in this chilling tale of passion and destruction, the crime only serves to tear them apart.

Tickets: $15 ($10 for under 17yrs)

Available at the box office. To have tickets held for you, call the theatre at 604.885.4597 and leave your name, phone number and desired number of tickets. A staffer will call you back to confirm.


YERMA (Theatre from London) Sun (Sept 24) 2pm

The incredible Billie Piper (Penny DreadfulGreat Britain
returns in  her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role.
A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece. The unmissable theatre phenomenon sold out at the Young Vic and critics call it ‘an extraordinary theatrical triumph’ (The Times) and ‘stunning, searing, unmissable’ (Mail on Sunday).
Billie Piper’s lead performance is described as ‘spellbinding’ (The Evening Standard), ‘astonishing’ (iNews) and ‘devastatingly powerful’ (The Daily Telegraph).
Set in contemporary London, Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her thirties desperate to conceive builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking, climax.

Please note this broadcast does not have an intermission.

Tickets: $15 ($10 for under 17yrs)

Available at the box office. To have tickets held for you, call the theatre at 604.885.4597 and leave your name, phone number and desired number of tickets. A staffer will call you back to confirm.


SALOME (Theatre from London) Sun (Oct 8) 2pm

The story has been told before, but never like this. An occupied desert nation.
A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world.This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution.
Internationally acclaimed theatre director Yaël Farber (Les Blancs) draws on multiple accounts to create her urgent, hypnotic production on the stage of the National Theatre. ‘Epic. A near-perfect production.’ Guardian (on Les Blancs).
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Tickets: $15 ($10 for under 17yrs)

Available at the box office. To have tickets held for you, call the theatre at 604.885.4597 and leave your name, phone number and desired number of tickets. A staffer will call you back to confirm.


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