Broadcast live in HD from the National Theatre in London. Presented in partnership with UMS. Tickets available at UMS.org.
Plays Sunday, January 27 at 7:00 PM. Presented in partnership with UMS; Tickets available at UMS.org
“Benedict Cumberbatch is a blazing, five-star Hamlet.” (Daily Telegraph)
As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death by paralyzed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.
This encore presentation of the National Theatre 2015 broadcast of Shakespeare’s
Plays Sunday, February 10 at 7:00 PM. Presented in partnership with UMS; Tickets available at UMS.org
Richard II, King of England, is irresponsible, foolish, and vain. His weak leadership sends his kingdom into disarray and his court into uproar. Seeing no other option but to seize power, the ambitious Bolingbroke challenges the throne and the king’s divine right to rule.
Simon Russell Beale stars as Richard II in this visceral new production about the limits of power. An Almeida Theatre production.read more
Plays Sunday, March 24 at 7:00 PM. Presented in partnership with UMS; Tickets available at UMS.org
In the aftermath of Julius Caesar’s assassination, General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. Having neglected his political duties while in Egypt, Antony returns to Rome to attempt to restore his political position. Torn between his duty to Rome and his devotion to Cleopatra, Antony’s actions spark a war that threatens to destro
Plays Sunday, April 28 at 7:00 PM. Presented in partnership with UMS; Tickets available at UMS.org
The Beth, an old-fashioned, cradle-to-grave hospital serving a small town in Yorkshire, is threatened with closure as part of a National Health System efficiency drive. As Dr. Valentine and Sister Gilchrist attend to the patients and campaign to save it, a documentary crew, eager to expose the truth of its situation, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward. Meanwhile, the old people’s choir, in r