Hamlet: A Live Screening from the National Theatre in London
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The last date listed for National Theatre Live: Hamlet Screening was Sunday January 2, 2011 / 2:00pm.
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As much a cultural phenomenon as a theatrical event, Cats enjoyed a record-breaking run on Broadway and in London, thanks to its feline-inspired costumes, sets, dancing and memorable songs by famed composer Andrew Lloyd Webber. The story, inspired by a collection of poetry from T.S. Eliot, revolves around a tribe known as the Jellicle cats, and their leader Old Deuteronomy, who'll choose one of their group to be reborn that night after their annual ball. The longest-touring Broadway musical in history, Cats features 20 of Webber's timeless melodies, including the hit song "Memory," and was the winner of seven 1983 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Learn More
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Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Mark FarberRed Velvet
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a totally mesmerizing performance by Rory Kinnear. Truly one of the great Hamlets of all time. Far better than Olivier's posturing. The only thing better would have been to be in the theater....
A very fine production all the way around.
Quotes & Highlights
“Tremendous. Rory Kinnear’s performance is superb in its resonance and intelligence. This is a Hamlet for now.” —The Times (London)
“A chilling production that demands to be seen.” —Independent
“A constantly compelling, fresh-minted production with many insights and original twists… Rory Kinnear proves a Hamlet of great individuality and distinction.” —Daily Telegraph
View the trailer for the production.
“O, that this too too solid flesh would melt.”
Shakespeare’s most famous play is the story of a Danish prince who struggles to make sense of his late father’s command to avenge his murder.
Following his celebrated performances at the National Theatre in Burnt by the Sun, The Revenger’s Tragedy, Philistines and The Man of Mode, Rory Kinnear plays Hamlet.
About National Theatre Live
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