NT Live in HD Upcoming Season

The Lensic’s National Theatre Live season, broadcast in HD as part of our Lensic Presents programming, continues! 

National Theatre Live in HD is the National Theatre of London's groundbreaking project to broadcast world-class theatre to cinemas around the world.

Series generously sponsored by:


FRI | MAY 12 | 7:30 pm
NT Live in HD: Obsession

Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr. Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film.

SAT | JUN 3 | 7:30 PM
NT Live in HD: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Sonia Friedman Productions presents Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Vera Drake, the Harry Potter films), Conleth Hill (Game of Thrones, The Producers), Luke Treadaway (A Street Cat Named Bob, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Hollow Crown) and Imogen Poots (A Long Way Down, Jane Eyre) in James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed, five-star star production of Edward Albee’s landmark play, filmed live and broadcast to cinemas from the Harold Pinter Theatre, London.

SUN | JUN 11 | 3 pm
NT Live in HD: Peter Pan

A delight for children and adults alike, this wondrously inventive production of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale is directed by Sally Cookson (NT Live: Jane Eyre).

WED | JUL 26 | 7 pm
NT Live in HD: Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches

THU | JUL 27 | 7 pm
NT Live in HD: Angels in America, Part Two: Perestroika

This new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play is directed by Olivier and Tony award winning director Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse). Part One: Millennium Approaches was first performed at the National Theatre in 1992 and was followed by Part Two: Perestroika the following year.

THU | AUG 3 | 7 pm
NT Live in HD: Salomé

This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution.

THU | AUG 31 | 7 pm
NT Live in HD: Yerma

Set in contemporary London, Billie Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her thirties desperate to conceive builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking, climax. Please note that this broadcast does not have an interval.

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