Na­tional The­atre Live at Fox Berk­shire an­nounces 2018-19 sea­son

The Community Connection - - ENTERTAINMENT - From Vicki Graff Fox The­atres

Wy­omiss­ing, Pa.-based Fox The­atres an­nounces the 201819 sea­son of Na­tional The­atre Live, with seven out­stand­ing Bri­tish plays filmed in front of a live au­di­ence and pre­sented on the big screen at Fox Berk­shire, 800 Berk­shire Blvd., Wy­omiss­ing.

“The Na­tional The­atre is one of the best the­atre com­pa­nies in the world, and we are de­lighted to show their finest plays straight from Lon­don, recorded for film, so our pa­trons have the best seat in the house,” said Don Fox, Pres­i­dent of Fox The­atres.

From clas­sic Shake­speare plays like King Lear and Mac­Beth to fresh in­ter­pre­ta­tions of time-hon­ored plays like Franken­stein and Julie, the Na­tional The­atre Live sea­son in­cludes Olivier and Tony award win­ning pro­duc­tions star­ring such well­known ac­tors as Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch, Ralph Fi­ennes, and Sir Ian McKellen.

All pro­duc­tions will be shown on Wed­nes­day nights at 6 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion on the fol­low­ing shows and to pur­chase tick­ets, visit www.foxshow­times. com/events:

• “Cu­ri­ous In­ci­dent of the Dog In The Night-Time” — Wed­nes­day, Sept. 12, 2018, 6 pm. Win­ner of the Tony Award for Best Play and 7 Olivier Awards, The Cu­ri­ous In­ci­dent of the Dog in the Night-Time tells the story of an autis­tic boy who em­barks on a fright­en­ing ad­ven­ture that up­turns his world.

• “Franken­stein” (with Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch as Crea­ture) — Wed­nes­day, Oct. 24, 2018, 6 p.m. Child­like in his in­no­cence but grotesque in form, Franken­stein’s be­wil­dered crea­ture is cast out into a hos­tile uni­verse by his hor­ror-struck maker. Sci­en­tific re­spon­si­bil­ity, parental ne­glect, cog­ni­tive de­vel­op­ment and the na­ture of good and evil, are em­bed­ded within this thrilling and deeply dis­turb­ing clas­sic tale.

• “Mac­beth” — Wed­nes­day, Dec. 12, 2018, 6 .m. Ruth­lessly fight­ing to sur­vive, the Mac­beths are pro­pelled to­wards THE­ATRE » PAGE 2


“Mac­beth” NT Live at the Na­tional The­atre.

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