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Schedule of Upcoming Live Theatre Broadcasts

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The following is a list of live stage productions announced to be streamed or shown in movie theatres and on television.

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS

Broadcast Date: April 2, 2020

Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, London

Stage Director: Nicholas Hytner

Cast: James Corden

The hit comedy (which transferred to Broadway in 2012) will be streamed for free on the National Theatre’s YouTube channel for one week, beginning 3 PM Eastern April 2.

JANE EYRE

Broadcast Date: April 9, 2020

Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, London

Stage Director: Sally Cookson

Cast: Hannah Bristow, Matthew Churcher

Sally Cookson’s adaptation of the Charlotte Brontë classic was filmed for National Theatre Live in 2017, and will be available on the National Theatre’s YouTube channel beginning 3 PM Eastern, April 9.

More Information: National Theatre Live

TREASURE ISLAND

Broadcast Date: April 16, 2020

Theatre: Olivier, London

Stage Director: Polly Findlay

Bryony Lavery’s adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson novel premiered at the National in 2014 and will be available on the National’s YouTube channel beginning 3 PM Eastern, April 16.

More Information: National Theatre Live

TWELFTH NIGHT

Broadcast Date: April 23, 2020

Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, London

Stage Director: Simon Godwin

Cast: Tamsin Greig

The 2017 production will be available for a week on the National’s YouTube channel eginning at 3 PM Eastern, April 23.

More Information: National Theatre Live

THE WELKIN

U.S. Broadcast Date: May 21, 2020

Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, London

Stage Director: James Macdonald

Cast: Maxine Peake, Ria Zmitrowicz

Lucy Kirkwood’s new play about a woman sentenced to be hanged for murder who claims she is pregnant.

More Information: National Theatre Live

ANN

Channel: PBS

U.S. Broadcast Date: June 19, 2020

Theatre: Zach Theater, Austin

Stage Director: Benjamin Endsley Klein

Cast: Holland Taylor

A Great Performances broadcast of Holland Taylor’s play about about Texas governor Ann Richards.

More Information: PBS

LEOPOLDSTADT

U.S. Broadcast Date: June 25, 2020

Theatre: Wyndham’s Theatre, London

Stage Director: Patrick Marber

Cast: Sebastian Armesto, Jenna Augen, Rhys Bailey, Faye Castelow, Joe Coen, Felicity Davidson, Mark Edel-Hunt, Clara Francis, Ilan Galkoff, Caroline Gruber, Sam Hoare, Natalie Law, Avye Leventis, Noof McEwan, Dorothea Myer-Bennett, Jake Neads, Aaron Neil, Alexander Newland, Yasmin Paige, Adrian Scarborough, Sadie Shimmin, Griffin Stevens, Ed Stoppard, Luke Thallon, Eleanor Wyld, Alexis Zegerman

Tom Stoppard’s new play following one Austrian family’s story from 1899 to 1955.

More Information: National Theatre Live

GLORIA: A LIFE

Channel: PBS

U.S. Broadcast Date: June 26, 2020

Theatre: Daryl Roth Theatre, New York

Stage Director: Diane Paulus

Cast: Christine Lahti

A Great Performances broadcast of Emily Mann’s play about feminist movement leader Gloria Steinem.

More Information: PBS

JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN

U.S. Broadcast Date: July 23, 2020

Theatre: Olivier Theatre, London

Stage Director: Thea Sharrock

Cast: Laurie Davidson, Richard Fleeshman, Caroline Quentin, Natalie Simpson

Richard Bean and Oliver Chris’ new adaptation of Brinsley Sheridan’s comedy The Rivals.

More Information: National Theatre Live

ROMEO AND JULIET

U.S. Broadcast Date: 2020

Theatre: Olivier Theatre, London

Stage Director: Simon Godwin

Cast: Jessie Buckley, Josh O’Connor

William Shakespeare’s tragedy about star-crossed lovers.

More Information: National Theatre Live

PHAEDRA

U.S. Broadcast Date: 2021

Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, London

Stage Director: Simon Stone

Cast: Kristin Scott Thomas, Assaad Bouab

Simon Stone’s new adaptation of the tragedy based on versions by Euripides, Seneca, and Racine.

More Information: National Theatre Live

HAMILTON

U.S. Broadcast Date: From October 15, 2021

Theatre: Richard Rodgers Theatre, New York

Stage Director: Thomas Kail

Cast: Daveed Diggs, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Christopher Jackson, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., Phillipa Soo

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-, Pulitzer-, and Olivier-winning musical, filmed in June 2016 with its original Broadway cast.

More Information: Playbill

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