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CAST ANNOUNCEMENT: NATIONAL THEATRE – 50 YEARS ON STAGE


NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE TO SCREEN CAPTURED LIVE IN HD AT RIVERSIDE THEATRES

NATIONAL THEATRE: 50 YEARS ON STAGE
A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME PERFORMANCE
DIRECTED BY NICHOLAS HYTNER

Featuring: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon and Derek Jacobi

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE is pleased to announce a live broadcast of the National Theatre of Great Britain’s 50th Anniversary celebration “National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage,” to cinemas around the world, and delayed captured live in HD screenings in Australia from December 7.

From Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead to The History Boys, from Antony and Cleopatra to Angels in America, from Guys and Dolls to London Road, this will be a thrilling evening of live performance and rare glimpses from the archive, featuring many of the most celebrated actors who have performed on their stages over the past five decades and directed by Nicholas Hytner.

From its early golden period under the leadership of Laurence Olivier at the Old Vic theatre to its now iconic building in the heart of London, the National Theatre has been home to Britain’s finest theatrical talent, premiering works by renowned writers such as Harold Pinter, Peter Shaffer, Tom Stoppard, Alan Bennett and David Hare, and staging celebrated performances by Maggie Smith, Derek Jacobi, Judi Dench, Michael Gambon and the rising stars of today.

The cast for the celebration includes Olivier Award winner Simon Russell Beale, Tony and Olivier Award winner Frances de la Tour, Tony and Academy Award winner Judi Dench, Tony Award winner and Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes, Olivier Award winner Michael Gambon, Tony and Olivier Award winner Derek Jacobi, Olivier Award winner Alex Jennings, Olivier Award winner Rory Kinnear, Olivier Award winner Adrian Lester, BAFTA award winner Anna Maxwell Martin, Olivier Award winner Andrew Scott, Academy, Tony & Olivier Award winner Maggie Smith, Olivier Award nominee Penelope Wilton, with more to be announced.

Secure your tickets to this once-in-a-lifetime screening at Riverside, on 8839 3399 or https://riversideparramatta.com.au/show/national-theatre-50-years-on-stage/

Dates & Times:
1:00pm, Saturday 7 December
1:00pm, Sunday 8 December

Tickets:
Adult $25, Conc. $22, F/T Student & Child16&U $15*
SIDEKICKS GET $3 OFF 
*Transaction fees apply
NB: This is a screening of National Theatre Live, broadcast to you from London


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