NT Live

Broadcast live in HD from the National Theatre in London. Presented in partnership with UMS. Tickets available at UMS.org.

The Bolshoi Theater Live in HD: The Nutcracker

The Bolshoi Theater Live in HD: The Nutcracker

Plays December 23 at 2:00 PM at the Michigan. Presented in partnership with UMS. Broadcast Live in HD.

A holiday tradition for the whole family, The Nutcracker sweeps the Bolshoi stage for two hours of enchantment and magic.

On Christmas Eve, Marie’s wooden nutcracker doll magically comes to life and transforms into a prince. Soon joined by her other toys, Marie and her prince embark on a dreamy, unforgettable adventure. The Nutcracker invites audiences of all ages on a magical journey through a world of enchantment, c

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NT Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

NT Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Plays Sunday, January 6 at 7:00 PM. Presented in partnership with UMS; Tickets available at UMS.org

On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gathers at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real — and which will win out?

This steamy presentation of Cat on a H

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NT Live: Hamlet

NT Live: Hamlet

Plays Sunday, January 13 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

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NT Live: The Tragedy of King Richard the Second

NT Live: The Tragedy of King Richard the Second

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.

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NT Live: Antony & Cleopatra

NT Live: Antony & Cleopatra

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

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NT Live: Allelujah!

NT Live: Allelujah!

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

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