Everyone and everything is fighting for your time and entertainment dollar, and in this world of instant gratification, it only makes sense that theater comes to the big screen. Opera has been doing this for years. Now, UK’s National Theatre is in the game.
It will broadcast its Oct. 1 performance of Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well in high-defintion at cinemas in 19 countries. That includes the Angelika theaters in Dallas and Plano.
All’s Well is the second play in the first season of NT Live, the National’s initiative that launched in June with Phèdre starring Helen Mirren. It was by 50,000 people around the world.
In the coming months, the National will also broadcast is productions of Alan Bennett's The Habit of Art and Mark Ravenhill's Nation.
The National's AWTEW cast is led by Oliver Ford Davies (King of France), Clare Higgins (the Countess of Rossillion), Conleth Hill (Parolles), George Rainsford (Bertram) and Michelle Terry (Helena).
The address for the Angelika Dallas is to the right. The one in Plano is at 7205 Bishop Road, Plano, Texas 75024-3627. Call 972-943-1300.
Tickets are $20 each. You can order them online here.