The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD 2013-2014 Season
The 2013-2014 Season of Live Metropolitan Opera Performances in HD continues on Saturday December 14, 2013 with:
An undisputed master of Verdi’s final comic masterpiece, James Levine conducts Robert Carsen’s acclaimed production, the first new Met Falstaff since 1964. Ambrogio Maestri sings the role of the blustery Sir John Falstaff, opposite a marvelous ensemble cast.
Synopsis Available Here
Saturday December 14, 2013
12:55PM 3 Hours 20 Minutes
Saturday February 8, 2014
12:55PM 4 Hours
Borodin’s Prince Igor
Saturday March 1, 2014
12:00PM 4 Hours 30 Minutes
Saturday March 15, 2014
12:55PM 3 Hours 15 Minutes
Puccini’s La Bohème
Saturday April 5, 2014
12:55PM 3 Hours 25 Minutes
Mozart’s Così fan tutte
Saturday April 26, 2014
12:55PM 4 Hours 5 Minutes
Rossini’s La Cenerentola
Saturday May 10, 2014
12:55PM 3 Hours 40 Minutes
National Theatre Live: Frankenstein
2 Hours 10 Minutes
Thursday December 12 7:30PM
National Theatre Live’s 2011 broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas as part of the National Theatre’s 50th Anniversary celebrations.
Frankenstein enjoyed a sell-out run at the National Theatre, and went on to win awards including the 2012 Olivier Award for Best Actor for Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller.
Oscar-winner Danny Boyle directs a sensational production with with Benedict Cumberbatch as Creature and Jonny Lee Miller as Victor Frankenstein
“A thrill. The most viscerally exciting and stunning show in town.” Daily Telegraph
“A memorable production… will doubtless be spoken of for years to come.
Daily Mail” Daily Mail
“The actors complement each other perfectly.” Guardian
Thursday December 12
NT Live: Coriolanus
Thursday January 30 and Sunday February 2, 2014
National Theatre Live will broadcast the Donmar Warehouse’s production of Coriolanus, Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, with Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, War Horse (film), BBC’s The Hollow Crown) in the title role and Mark Gatiss (Season’s Greetings at the National Theatre, BBC’s Sherlock) as Menenius, directed by the Donmar’s Artistic Director Josie Rourke.
When an old adversary threatens Rome, the city calls once more on her hero and defender: Coriolanus. But he has enemies at home too. Famine threatens the city, the citizens’ hunger swells to an appetite for change, and on returning from the field Coriolanus must confront the march of realpolitik and the voice of an angry people.
Thursday January 30
Sunday February 2
The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker
2 Hours 10 Minutes
Tuesday December 17 – 7:00PM
Experience the iconic holiday tale on the big screen!
Follow a young girl’s journey as her enchanted present leads her on a wonderful adventure in this classic ballet, accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s glittering score. From the very first notes of Tchaikovsky’s overture to The Nutcracker, a sense of mystery and magic pervades the theatre as Herr Drosselmeyer sets in train the events that will see his beloved nephew, Hans Peter, freed from the enchantment of the evil Mouse King by the resourceful Clara. Peter Wright’s classic production, first seen at Covent Garden in 1984, is an essential part of the holidays for audiences of all ages.
Don’t miss your chance to share this holiday tradition with your family on December 17!
92Y: Alan Dershowitz and Jeffrey Toobin
1 Hour 30 Minutes
Sunday December 8 – 1:00PM
Alan Dershowitz, the preeminent defense lawyer in America today, has had an impact on the lives of storied clients: O. J. Simpson, Claus von Bülow, Bill Clinton, Julian Assange, Jeffrey MacDonald, Patty Hearst, and Mike Tyson among others.
But who has affected Dershowitz himself? The attorney and author is now “Taking the Stand” in a new memoir and on 92Y’s stage. Jeffrey Toobin, author (The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court), New Yorker writer and CNN analyst, will interview Dershowitz.
Alan Dershowitz’s new memoir Taking the Stand and Jeffrey Toobin’s book The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court are available at Oblong Books.
Sunday December 8
National Theatre Live: The National Theatre’s original stage production of War Horse
Thursday February 27 7:00PM Live
Sunday March 2 1:00PM Encore
The National Theatre’s original stage production of War Horse, broadcast live from London’s West End.
Since its first performance at the National Theatre in 2007, War Horse has become an international smash hit, capturing the imagination of four million people around the world.
Based on Michael Morpurgo’s novel and adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford, War Horse takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France. Filled with stirring music and songs, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-size puppets by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage.
Don’t miss your chance to experience this landmark production!
“The theatre event of the decade.” - Sunday Times
‘A landmark theatre event. Thrilling!” Time Magazine
“Theatrical magic.” New York Times
“Genius isn’t too strong a word to describe this astonishing production”Daily Telegraph
Thursday February 27
Sunday March 2
92Y: Howard Gardner - On the App Generation
1 Hour 30 Minutes (approx.)
Are you baffled by how younger people live in a digital world? Are you living in that world and don’t see what the fuss is about?
Either way, you’ll want to hear from Harvard professor Howard Gardner and Katie Davis. In his new book, The App Generation, Gardner and Davis look at what’s different for today’s adolescents. Apps can either stunt or spur creativity, limit or encourage personal connections. We can choose to be “app-dependent” or “app-enabled.” Find out how.
Howard Gardner is Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and senior director of Harvard Project Zero, an educational research group. He is renowned as father of the theory of multiple intelligences. He lives in Cambridge, MA.
Katie Davis is assistant professor, University of Washington Information School, where she studies the role of digital media technologies in adolescents’ lives. She is a former member of the Project Zero team. She lives in Seattle, WA.
Sunday December 22 at 1:00PM
Holiday Gift Card Sale
Extended through December 15!
For every $50.00 gift card purchased, (redeemable for tickets, concessions and in the Gallery), you will receive a complimentary movie pass ($10-12.50 value)
Purchase at the Box Office or call our Main Office at 860-435-2897
(Please have your credit card information and mailing address ready)
National Theatre Live: Othello
Wednesday December 11 3:30PM
The National Theatre presents a major new production of William Shakespeare’s celebrated play about the destructive power of jealousy – Othello
Olivier Award-winning actor Adrian Lester (Henry V at the National Theatre, BBC’s Hustle) takes the title role. Playing opposite him as the duplicitous Iago is fellow Olivier Award-winner Rory Kinnear (The Last of the Haussmans, James Bond: Skyfall), who is reunited with director Nicholas Hytner (Timon of Athens, One Man, Two Guvnors) following their acclaimed collaboration on the National Theatre’s recent production of Hamlet.
Othello, newly married to Desdemona – who is half his age – is appointed leader of a major military operation. Iago, passed over for promotion by Othello in favour of the young Cassio, persuades Othello that Cassio and Desdemona are having an affair.
Wednesday December 11