London’s National Theatre at Home: Frankenstein, Starring Benedict Cumberbatch


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The Royal National Theatre in London, commonly known as the National Theatre, is an internationally-acclaimed arts venue.

While in-person shows are suspended, they are offering some of their most popular performances for free, online, for a limited time. Upcoming shows include:

Frankenstein
Apr 30-May 8, 2020
Filmed live in 2011 on stage at the National Theatre in London, this thrilling, sold-out production became an international sensation, experienced by more than 800,000 people in cinemas around the world.

Directed by Academy Award-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), this production of Frankenstein sees Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange, Hamlet, Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Trainspotting) alternating between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation. Learn more.

Antony & Cleopatra
May 7-14, 2020
This critically-acclaimed sold-out production was filmed live at the National Theatre in 2018.

Directed by Simon Godwin, Antony & Cleopatra stars Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, James Bond: Spectre) and Sophie Okonedo (Chimerica, Hotel Rwanda). This dynamic pair plays Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion, and power. Learn more.

Streaming for each show begins at 7 pm UK time (2 pm EDT).

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