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

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    ★★★★★ "Billie Piper makes a shattering Yerma in Simon Stone’s inspired reworking of Lorca" —The Observer

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    Thursday, September 28:
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    Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre, starring Imelda Staunton.

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    Thursday, November 30:
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    Rory Kinnear and Oliver Chris star in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman and directed by Nicholas Hytner.

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    Thursday, December 7:
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    Ben Whishaw, Michelle Fairley, David Calder, and David Morrissey star in Shakespeare's classic tragedy, broadcast from the Bridge Theatre, London.

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    Thursday, March 22: