Schedule of Upcoming Live Theatre Broadcasts in Movie Theatres and on TV

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The following is a list of live stage productions announced to be shown in movie theatres and on television. If you would like to submit any updates, please email dgewirtzman@playbill.com.

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
U.S. Broadcast Date: Select dates October 2018
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Stage Director: Fiona Laird
Cast: David Troughton
William Shakespeare's comedy about Sir John Falstaff's attempts to seduce the wives of two wealthy men.
More Information: Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon

FRANKENSTEIN
U.S. Broadcast Date: October 22 and 29, 2018
Theatre: National Theatre, London
Stage Director: Danny Boyle
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jonny Lee Miller
An encore screening of Nick Dear's adaptation of the Mary Shelley novel. Originally filmed in 2011. Note: The October 22 screening stars Cumberbatch as the Creature and Miller as Victor Frankenstein. The October 29 screening stars Miller as the Creature and Cumberbatch as Victor Frankenstein.
More Information: Fathom Events

FUNNY GIRL
U.S. Broadcast Date: October 24, 2018
Theatre: Palace Theatre, Manchester
Stage Director: Michael Mayer
Cast: Sheridan Smith
Jule Styne, Bob Merrill, and Isobel Lennart's musical about the life and career of Fanny Brice, with a revised book by Harvey Fierstein. Originally filmed in 2017.
More Information: Trafalgar Releasing

ALLELUJAH!
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 1, 2018
Theatre: Bridge Theatre, London
Stage Director: Nicholas Hytner
Cast: Samuel Barnett, Deborah Findlay
Alan Bennett's new play about a documentary film crew that uncovers the stories of the elderly residents of a hospital.
More Information: National Theatre Live

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
Channel: PBS
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 2, 2018
Theatre: Dominion Theatre, London
Stage Director: Christopher Wheeldon
Cast: Leanne Cope, Robert Fairchild
A stage adaptation of the 1951 film musical of the same name, featuring songs by George and Ira Gershwin. Originally filmed in 2017.
More Information: Great Performances

RED
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 7, 2018
Theatre: Wyndham's Theatre, London
Stage Director: Michael Grandage
Cast: Alfred Molina, Alfred Enoch
John Logan's play about artist Mark Rothko.
More Information: Trafalgar Releasing

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 7, 11, and 14, 2018
Theatre: Apollo Theatre, London
Stage Director: Jonathan Butterell
Cast: John McCrea, Josie Walker
Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae's musical about a 16-year-old drag queen.
More Information: More2Screen

BANDSTAND
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 15 and 19, 2018
Theatre: Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, New York
Stage Director: Andy Blankenbuehler
Cast: Corey Cott, Laura Osnes
Rob Taylor and Richard Oberacker's Broadway musical about a group of World War II veterans who join together to form a band.
More Information: Fathom Events

THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE III
U.S. Broadcast Date: November 20, 2018
Theatre: Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham
Stage Director: Adam Penford
Cast: Mark Gatiss, Adrian Scarborough
Alan Bennett's play about the power struggle surrounding the increasingly erratic of Great Britain's King George III.
More Information: National Theatre Live

THE KING AND I
• U.S. Broadcast Date: November 29 and December 4, 2018
• Theatre: The London Palladium, London
• Stage Director: Bartlett Sher
• Cast: Kelli O'Hara, Ken Watanabe
Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's musical about schoolteacher Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam.
• More Information: Trafalgar Releasing

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
U.S. Broadcast Date: December 6, 2018
Theatre: National Theatre, London
Stage Director: Simon Godwin
Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Sophie Okonedo
William Shakespeare's play about the relationship between Roman general Mark Antony and Egyptian queen Cleopatra.
More Information: National Theatre Live

ALLEGIANCE
• US Broadcast Date: December 11, 2018
• Theatre: Longacre Theatre, New York
• Stage Director: Stafford Arima
• Cast: George Takei, Lea Salonga, Telly Leung
• Jay Kuo, Lorenzo Thione and Marc Acito's musical about a Japanese American family relocated to an internment camp during WWII.
• More Information: Fathom Events

THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD II
U.S. Broadcast Date: January 15, 2019
Theatre: Almeida Theatre, London
Stage Director: Joe Hill-Gibbons
Cast: Simon Russell Beale
William Shakespeare's history play about King Richard II's loss of the throne to Henry Bolingbroke.
More Information: National Theatre Live

I'M NOT RUNNING
U.S. Broadcast Date: January 31, 2019
Theatre: National Theatre, London
Stage Director: Neil Armfield
Cast: Siân Brooke
David Hare's new play about a doctor who leads a local health campaign, who crosses paths with an old boyfriend who is a loyalist in Labour Party politics.
More Information: National Theatre Live

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