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Shakespeare: Macbeth (The Royal Shakespeare Company 2018)

 

Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder.
Our contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and the return of Niamh Cusack to the Company.

Live broadcast: 13h April, 2018. Available within 90 calendar days from the simulcast (live broadcast).

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The Royal Shakespeare Company LIVE On Screen 2018

 

The Royal Shakespeare Company is one of the world’s most recognised theatre companies. It is based in Shakespeare’s hometown of Straford-­‐upon-­‐Avon, where there has been a theatre dedicated to the Bard’s work for 100 years. Today the company has more than one million visitors a year, and we at Pannonia Entertainment are thrilled to bring you live cinema broadcasts/recorded performances on DCP from the stage of the RSC so giving the opportunity to thousands of people to watch theatrical performances in their local cinema.

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Titles of the 2018 Cinema Season:

Twelfth Night – Live broadcast: 14th February, 2018.

Macbeth – LIVE:  Live broadcast: 11th April, 2018.

Romeo & Juliet – Live broadcast: 18th July, 2018.

The Merry Wives of Windsor – Live broadcast: 12th September, 2018.
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Shakespeare: The Merry Wives of Windsor (The Royal Shakespeare Company)

 

Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men.
Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull the strings, orchestrating Falstaff’s comeuppance amidst a theatrical smorgasbord of petty rivalries, jealousies and over-inflated egos.

Live broadcast: 14th September, 2018. Available within 90 calendar days from the simulcast (live broadcast).

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Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet (The Royal Shakespeare Company 2018)

 

Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents. The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire for change, but leads all too quickly to heartbreaking consequences.

Live broadcast: 20th July, 2018. Available within 90 calendar days from the simulcast (live broadcast).

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Shakespeare: Twelfth Night (The Royal Shakespeare Company 2018)

 

Twelfth Night is a tale of unrequited love – hilarious and heartbreaking. Two twins are separated in a shipwreck, and forced to fend for themselves in a strange land. The first twin, Viola, falls in love with Orsino, who dotes on OIivia, who falls for Viola but is idolised by Malvolio. Enter Sebastian, who is the spitting image of his twin sister…

Christopher Luscombe, Director of the ‘glorious’ (Daily Telegraph) Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (2014 and 2016), returns to the Royal Shakespeare Company to tackle Shakespeare’s greatest comedy, a brilliantly bittersweet account of “the whirligig of time”.

 

 

 

Live broadcast: 16th February, 2018. Available within 90 calendar days from the simulcast (live broadcast).

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Stage Russia HD – 2017-18 Cinema Season

 

Stage Russia HD is pleased to announce its 2nd Season line up, featuring productions from Russia’s most renowned theatre companies and staged by its greatest directors. Each title has been carefully selected to provide our audience the full breadth of Russian theatre as it is today, with a variety of styles and ideas, all rooted in a sensibility that both challenges convention while simultaneously paying homage to it. We are proud to bring these miraculous performances to a global audience and thank and congratulate you for taking part in this!

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Stage Russia HD – The Black Monk

 

Based on the short story by Anton Chekhov, THE BLACK MONK tells the tragic tale of philosophy student Andrey Vasil’ich Kovrin. On the verge of a nervous breakdown, Kovrin decides to visit his childhood friend Tanya Pesotsky at the estate of her father. As he and Tanya develop a relationsship and eventually marry, a black monk of legend begins appearing to Kovrin in visions. Though these hallucinations at first imbue the young man with joy and energy, they eventually lead to his ruin.

Kama Ginkas’ dramatization of Chekhov’s story for The Moscow Young Generation Theater has become a theatre sensation. The show has won the Grand Prix and the Critics’ Prize for Best Production at the Baltic House international theater festival in St. Petersburg.

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Available in DCP with subtitles from November 2017.

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Stage Russia HD – 2016/17 Cinema Season

 

stage-russia-logo-webre2Captured live in HD from the stages of Russia’s greatest theater companies, the Stage Russia HD series brings the mastery of Russian theater to Western cinema audiences. The inaugural season kicks off in September 2016 with the Vakhtangov Theatre’s magical production of Alexander Pushkin’s EUGENE ONEGIN.

Stage Russia HD features a broad mix of genres and styles, including classic productions, dance pieces, satirical works, and Soviet era surrealism – some with familiar titles and others that are lesser known to Western audiences, but which provide a small peek into what’s called the Russian soul…which, in typical Russian fashion is, of course, elusive.

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Titles of the season:

Eugene Onegin – Available on DCP from with subtitles, from March 2017

Anna Karenina – Available on DCP with subtitles, from April 2017

The Black Monk – Available on DCP with subtitles, from November 2017

Stage Russia HD – Anna Karenina

 

sru-003_anna-karenina_productimage_en_xx_rgb_1348x2048_72dpi_20160710_03Directed and choreographed by Angelica Cholina, this Vakhtangov Theatre production of ANNA KARENINA is a modern dance interpretation of Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel, originally published in serial installments from 1875 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. Telling the life story of the titular Anna, a St. Petersburg aristocrat, against the backdrop of late 19th century Russian society, Tolstoy’s novel is widely considered a pinnacle in realist fiction.

Cholina strives to find the equivalent of Tolstoy’s words in harmony and movement, as every gesture holds as much meaning as a word. The music of Alfred Schnittke helps to reveal the characters of the drama and their depth, together with elegance and mood corresponding to the amplitude of the novel.

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Running time: 2 hours 15 min with one intermission.

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Stage Russia HD – Eugene Onegin

 

tsl_stagerussiaonegin_event-693x1024Eugene Onegin has often been referred to as an encyclopedia of 19th century Russian life. Rimas Tuminas’ reimagining unfolds in the memory and imagination of Pushkin’s characters. The images are split between past and present, between reality and imagination.The scale of the production constantly shifts from noisy celebrations to secluded contemplation, from crowd scenes to lonely recollections, all of which are drawn together from the past just like the fragments of Tatyana’s love letter, framed and hung on the wall, looming next to and above Onegin’s arm-chair.

A production referred to as “exuberant, indelible and arrestingly beautiful” by the New York Times, The Vakhtangov Theatre’s Eugene Onegin, starring the incomparable Sergey Makovetskiy in the title role, is a sumptuous work that will leave you with enough beautiful memories and images to last a lifetime.

Available in DCP with subtitles from March 2017 in Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.

Running time: 3 hours 25 min with one intermission.

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Stratford Festival – Antony and Cleopatra

 

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After the assassination of Julius Caesar, the Roman world is ruled by a triumvirate consisting of Octavius Caesar, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus and Mark Antony. Much to Caesar’s disgust, however, Antony is neglecting his political and military responsibilities – and his wife in Rome – as he dallies in Alexandria with Cleopatra, the voluptuous queen of Egypt.

Antony and Cleopatra was captured live on stage with a full audience at the Stratford Festival’s Tom Patterson Theatre on September 25, 2014, using 10 high definition cameras and 128 tracks of sound to create a lush, surround-sound experience.

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Globe On Screen 2016

 

globe-on-screenThe new Globe On Screen season is even more captivating than the last and features three great plays available in this landmark 400-year anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. Each performance is captured in exceptional high definition and full surround sound. Get ready to transport your cinema-goers directly into the standing yard of one of the world’s most unique theatres. Three thrilling new productions from Shakespeare’s Globe come to the big screen for the first time: Measure for Measure and The Merchant of Venice, Richard II.

“Thrilling, intimate rapport (…) between stage and audience” London Theatre

Local first night: end of April 2016.

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Richard II – Globe On Screen 2016

 

Richard-II-Captioned-768x533Simon Godwin delivers a dynamic portrayal of a play filled with both violence and comedic irony. Starring Charles Edwards (Downton Abbey, Philomena), Godwin’s production delves into the meaning of kingship and the rising powers that can destroy it. The rich colours and lavish costumes of this historical play transfer superbly to the big screen.

Directed by Simon Godwin and starring Charles Edwards as Richard II, Sarah Woodward as the Duchess of York and David Sturzaker as Henry.

“Pierces the heart” – The Independent

Local first night: end of April 2016.

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The Merchant of Venice – Globe On Screen 2016

 

Merchant-41-capt-1024x829Jonathan Pryce, whose accolades include Game of Thrones, Wolf Hall and Pirates of the Caribbean, provides an enigmatic performance in this iconic battle between greed and love. Pryce’s Shylock is not only convincing in its duality but helps provide additional gravitas to Munby’s moving production. This tale of prejudice and destructive self-interest paired with Pryce’s memorable interpretation makes this a must-see…

Directed by Jonathan Munby and starring Jonathan Pryce as Shylock, Daniel Lapaine as Bassanio, Rachel Pickup as Portia and Dominic Mafham as Antonio.

“Jonathan Pryce is a Shylock of weight and complexity” – The Guardian

Local first night: end of April 2016..

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Measure for Measure – Globe On Screen 2016

 

Measure-002-Captioned-1024x679After a history of quirky adaptations, this lesser known work is now restored to its classic glory. In this story of secret identities and manipulation, the audience are invited to unravel the layers of intrigue skillfully crafted by a superb cast and the directorial prowess of Dromgoole in his final production for the Globe Theatre.

Directed by Dominic Dromgoole and starring Mariah Gale as Isabella, Dominic Rowan as Duke Vincentio and Kurt Egyiawan as Angelo.

“Beautiful and heartfelt” The Telegraph

Local first night: end of April 2016.

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King Lear by William Shakespeare (Stratford Festival 2015)

 

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An aging monarch resolves to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, with consequences he little expects. His reason shattered in the storm of violent emotion that ensues, with his very life hanging in the balance, Lear loses everything that has defined him as a king – and thereby discovers the essence of his own humanity.

Available from 19 February 2015

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Stratford Festival in HD – 2015 Season

 
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The Stratford Festival has been setting the standard for classical theatre in North America for more than 60 years. Since its revolutionary first season in 1953, it has welcomed more than 26 million theatregoers from around the world, people who flock to this small Canadian town for one reason: an unparalleled quality of performance. Now a select number of these Shakespearean masterpieces will be presented in cinema events in 2015. See the best of Shakespeare on cinema screens in spectacular HD!

KING LEAR – available from 19 February 2015

KING JOHN – available from 9 April 2015

ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA – available from 21 May 2015

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