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NT Live: Twelfth Night

CTC Theatre

A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of mistaken identity and unrequited love. Tamsin Greig is Malvolia, a normally male role, in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity.

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Royal Shakespeare Company: Julius Caesar

CTC Theatre

Julius Caesar begins the Roman series, with the politics of spin and betrayal turning to violence in a race to claim the empire, after the all-conquering Caesar returns from war.

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The Met Opera: Idomeneo

CTC Music

James Levine conducts a rare Met revival of Mozart’s Idomeneo, set in the aftermath of the Trojan War. Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s classic production, which has its first Met revival in over a decade this season, stars Matthew Polenzani in the title role. The cast also includes Elza van den Heever as Elettra, Nadine Sierra as Ilia, Alice Coote as Idamante, and Alan Opie as Arbace.

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NT Live: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

CTC Theatre

Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, The Woman in Black), Joshua McGuire (The Hour) and David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Witness for the Prosecution) star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly funny situation comedy, recorded live from The Old Vic theatre in London.

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Royal Shakespeare Company: Antony and Cleopatra

CTC Theatre

Following Caesar’s assassination and his own rise to power, Mark Anthony chooses a life of decadent seduction with Cleopatra, Queen of Eqypt, where his military brilliance deserts him and his passion leads the lovers to their tragic end.

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Stage Russia: The Cherry Orchard

CTC Theatre

First produced in 1904 at The Moscow Art Theatre under the direction of Konstantin Stanislavsky, this centennial production of Anton Chekhov's classic tale of cultural futility, starring Russian stage and screen legend Renata Litvinova, is as relevant today as it was over a hundred years ago.

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The Met Opera: Eugene Onegin

CTC Music

Dmitri Hvorostovsky stars as the title character, who rejects Tatiana’s love until it’s too late. Robin Ticciati, Music Director of Glyndebourne Festival Opera, conducts the revival of Deborah Warner’s staging, which opened the Met’s 2013-14 season. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Onegin’s friend-turned-rival, Lenski, with Elena Maximova as Tatiana’s sister Olga and Štefan Kocán as Prince Gremin.

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Michelangelo: Love and Death

CTC Documentary

This major new film goes to the heart of just who was this tempestuous, passionate giant of art history.

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NT Live: Obsession

CTC Theatre

Gino (Jude Law) is a drifter, down-at-heel and magnetically handsome. At a road side restaurant he encounters husband and wife, Giuseppe and Giovanna. Irresistibly attracted to each other, Gino and Giovanna begin a fiery affair and plot to murder her husband. But, in this chilling tale of passion and destruction, the crime only serves to tear them apart.

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The Met Opera: Der Rosenkavalier

CTC Music

Renée Fleming sings one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite Elina Garanca in her first North American performances as Octavian, the impulsive young title character. The cast also includes Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs, Erin Morley as Sophie, Marcus Brück in his Met debut as Faninal, and Matthew Polenzani as the Italian Singer. Der Rosenkavalier is a co-production with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and Teatro Regio di Torino.

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Stage Russia: Anna Karenina

CTC Theatre

A modern dance interpretation of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel, telling the life story of the titular Anna, a St. Petersburg aristocrat trapped in a loveless marriage, against the backdrop of late 19th century Russian society.

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NT Live: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

CTC Theatre

In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.

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NT Live: Angels in America - Part One: Millennium Approaches

CTC Theatre

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. 

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NT Live: Angels in America - Part Two: Perestroika

CTC Theatre

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. 

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NT Live: Yerma

CTC Theatre

The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role as a young woman driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child, in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece.

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Royal Shakespeare Company: Titus Andronicus

CTC Theatre

The decay of Rome reaches its violent depths in Shakespeare’s bloodiest play. Titus is a ruler exhausted by war and leaves Rome in disarray, with rape, cannibalism and brutality filling the moral void at the heart of a corrupt society.

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NT Live: Salome

CTC Theatre

Internationally acclaimed theatre director Yaël Farber (Les Blancs) draws on multiple accounts to create her urgent, hypnotic production that turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution.

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NT Live: Peter Pan

CTC Theatre

When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. A riot of magic, music and make-believe ensues in this awfully big adventure captured live at the National Theatre.