World Stage on Screen

The best of international theater and fine arts programming brought to the silver screen.

Angels in America Part I: Millennium ApproachesJuly 20

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. Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough (People, Places and Things), Nathan Lane (The Producers), James McArdle (Star [...]

Angels in America Part II: PerestroikaJuly 27

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. Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough (People, Places and Things), Nathan Lane (The Producers), James McArdle (Star [...]

Royal Shakespeare Company’s Antony and CleopatraAug. 10

Iqbal Khan (Othello, Much Ado About Nothing) returns to the RSC to direct Shakespeare’s tragedy, which follows on from Julius Caesar. After Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony reached the heights of power. Now he is neglecting his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. As he is torn between love [...]

Royal Opera House’s OtelloAug. 17

World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut in Otello, Verdi’s passionate retelling of Shakespeare’s great tragedy of jealousy, deception, and murder. Soprano Maria Agresta will be his Desdemona and baritone Ludovic Tézier his nemesis Iago in a new production by Olivier Award-winning director Keith Warner. A major work of the opera repertory, Verdi’s Otello [...]

Royal Shakespeare Company’s Titus AndronicusSep. 14

The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s bloodiest play. Blanche McIntyre (The Two Noble Kinsmen) returns to the RSC to direct Shakespeare’s brutal revenge tragedy. Titus is a ruler exhausted by war and loss. He relinquishes power, but leaves Rome in disorder. Rape, cannibalism, and mutilation fill the moral void at the heart of [...]