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

  • 2hr 41mins
    NT Live

    Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan feature in the highly anticipated production of David Hare’s Skylight.

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    Thursday, October 23:
    Thursday, November 20:
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    NT Live

    Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours) directs this production, a new play by Nick Dear, based on the novel by Mary Shelley.

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    Thursday, October 30:
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    NT Live

    James Franco and Tony Award nominee Chris O’Dowd star in the hit Broadway production.

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    Wednesday, December 3:
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    NT Live

    Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre.

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    Tuesday, December 9:
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    NT Live

    Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre.

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    Thursday, February 19: