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.

BANDSTAND
U.S. Broadcast Date: June 25 and 28, 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

MACBETH
U.S. Broadcast Date: Select dates through July 24, 2018
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Stage Director: Polly Findlay
Cast: Christopher Eccleston, Niamh Cusack
William Shakespeare's classic tragedy.
More Information: Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon

ROMEO AND JULIET
U.S. Broadcast Date: July 18, 2018
Theatre: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Stage Director: Erica Whyman
Cast: TBA
William Shakespeare's tragedy about star-crossed lovers.
More Information: Live from Stratford-Upon-Avon

NEWSIES
U.S. Broadcast Date: July 26 and 28, 2018
Theatre: Pantages Theatre, Los Angeles
Stage Director: Jeff Calhoun
Cast: Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay
Encore screenings of Alan Menken, Jack Feldman, and Harvey Fierstein's musical inspired by the newsboys strike of 1899. Originally filmed in 2016.
More Information: Fathom Events

JULIE
U.S. Broadcast Date: September 6, 2018
Theatre: National Theatre, London
Stage Director: Carrie Cracknell
Cast: Vanessa Kirby, Eric Kofi Abrefa
Polly Stenham's new adaptation of August Strinberg's play Miss Julie.
More Information: National Theatre Live

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
U.S. Broadcast Date: September 12, 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

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
U.S. Broadcast Date: September 20 and 23, 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: Trafalgar Releasing

KING LEAR
U.S. Broadcast Date: September 27, 2018
Theatre: Duke of York's Theatre, London
Stage Director: Jonathan Munby
Cast: Ian McKellen
William Shakespeare's tragedy about an aging king who divides his estate between his three daughters.
More Information: National Theatre Live

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

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

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
U.S. Broadcast Date: TBA
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

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