If you’re a fan of NT Live, then we have the perfect weekend for you; and if you’re not familiar with NT Live, then we have the perfect immersive introduction: Our National Theatre Live Encore Festival! We’re bringing back all your 2014-15 favorites for a weekend of non-stop NT Live fun. Six shows in three days. Come see one you missed. Come see one you loved again. Come see National Theatre Live presented at Imago for the first time!
National Theatre Live (NT Live) is the National Theatre of London’s groundbreaking project to broadcast the best of British theatre from the London stage to screens around the world. Third Rail was the first Portland presenter of these amazing productions, captured live onstage and presented locally in high-definition video.
Individual show tickets are available at Adult, Senior, and Student rates. Or you can get a pass to all six shows for $96. OR, you can become a Third Rail member and gain unlimited access to every NT Live screening – not just during the Festival – as well as all Third Rail programming for a low monthly fee of $29.33.
Details about the Festival are below. But fair warning… before you read this, you’re going to want to sit down
Man and Superman – Friday (8/28) at 7:00 pm
Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes stars in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic.
Treasure Island – Saturday (8/29) at 11:00 am
Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation. Suitable for 10 years +.
Of Mice and Men – Saturday (8/29) at 3:00 pm
James Franco and Chris O’Dowd star in this landmark Broadway revival of Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck’s powerful portrait of the American spirit.
Skylight – Saturday (8/29) at 7:00 pm
Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan star in David Hare’s riveting play about former lovers locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires.
A View From the Bridge – Sunday(8/30) at 2:00 pm
A stellar cast, led by Mark Strong, brings to life this ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production of Arthur Miller’s tragic masterpiece.
JOHN – Sunday (8/30) at 7:00 pm
Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre creates an intense, moving theatrical experience about a man’s extraordinary and touching journey. Suitable for 18 years +.