Stage Plays/Music/Art via HD Satellite

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. 


THE ARTIST’S GARDEN: AMERICAN IMPRESSIONISM Sun (May 14) 2pm

In the Gallery Series in HD, Season 4

SYNOPSIS: Taking its lead from French artists like Renoir and Cezanne, the American impressionist movement followed its own path which over a thirty-year period reveals as much about America as a nation as it does about its art as a creative powerhouse.
It’s a story closely tied to a love of gardens and a desire to preserve nature in a rapidly urbanizing nation.
Travelling to studios, gardens and famous locations throughout the United States, UK and France, this mesmerizing film is a feast for the eyes.

Runtime: 90 min

Tickets: $15 General/Senior, $10 Under 18 yrs. Available at the door.


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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