NT Live

The Coolidge is the exclusive Boston-area 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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    NT Live

    Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic.

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    Thursday, May 14:
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    NT Live

    Helen Mirren reprises her Academy Award winning role as Queen Elizabeth II in the highly-anticipated West End production!

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    Thursday, July 9:
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    Academy Award® nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama’s oldest plays

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    Thursday, July 16:
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    Simon Godwin (Man and Superman) directs George Farquhar's wild comedy of love and cash.

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    Thursday, September 24:
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    Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.

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    Thursday, October 15:
    Thursday, October 29: