NT Live

The Coolidge is proud to serve as a venue for this series of plays — captured live in high-definition — from London's prestigious National Theatre. 

National Theatre Live (NT Live) is a groundbreaking initiative to broadcast the best of British theater to cinemas around the world. The first season of events, which began in June 2009 with the acclaimed production of Phèdre starring Helen Mirren, was seen by over 165,000 people on 320 screens in 22 countries. 

"A smashing success." - LA Times 

National Theatre Live is distributed internationally (ex-UK) by New York-based BY Experience: www.byexperience.net

  • 2hr 45mins
    NT Live

    Featuring Helen Mirren in a Tony Award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth II.

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    Thursday, July 28:
  • 2hr 00mins
    NT Live

    Originally broadcast from London’s West End in 2015, the Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production of Arthur Miller’s tragic masterpiece won a trio of 2014 Olivier Awards.

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    Saturday, September 17:
  • 3hr 00mins
    NT Live

    A darkly comic new take on Brecht and Weill’s raucous musical broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre.

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    Thursday, September 22:
  • 3hr 00mins
    NT Live

    Helen McCrory (Medea and The Last of the Haussmans at the National Theatre, Penny Dreadful, Peaky Blinders) returns to the National Theatre in Terence Rattigan’s devastating masterpiece, playing one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama.

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    Thursday, October 6:
  • 2hr 15mins
    NT Live

    Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle, this thrilling production features Jonny Lee Miller as Victor Frankenstein and Benedict Cumberbatch as his creation.

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    Tuesday, October 25: