Cinema Arts Centre “All the magic of a Broadway play right here on Long Island”.

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Cinema Arts Centre is once again hosting a number of Stage-to-screen performances from some of the world’s most renowned playwrights. There are four such events in store for the coming months.  “All the magic of a Broadway play right here on Long Island”.

National Theatre Live provides live broadcasts from theirs theater to the big screens at Cinema Arts Centre.

On Thursday, November 1st at 7:00 PM Cinema Arts will be showing Alan Bennett’s new play Allelujah! Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run. The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir.  Running Time: 2 hours 45 mins, including interval

 On Thursday November 15th at 7:00 PM Cinema Arts will be showing Kenneth MacMillan’s play Mayerling. Mayerling is a classic of the Royal Ballet repertory, with its emotional depth, haunting imagery, and one of the most demanding roles ever created for a male dancer. A complex work around the psychologically tormented heir to the Habsburg Empire, Crown Prince Rudolf. Approx 3 hours 15 minutes.

On Tuesday November 20th at 7:00 PM Cinema Arts will be showing Alan Bennett’s multiple award-winning play The Madness of George III.National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse. The Madness of George III dramatizes the final years of King George III’s reign over the United Kingdom, his battle with mental illness, and the inability of the court to handle his condition. 

 On Tuesday, December 11th at 7:00 PM Cinema Arts will be showing William Shakespeare’s Antony & Cleopatra. Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power. Approx 220 min.

Program Event Fees: Cinema Arts Members $20 | Public $25

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