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Sunday, December 23, 2012


Ster-Kinekor Cinema Nouveau is currently running the popular annual National Theatre Live series, bringing the magic of live theatre to the big screen.

Founded in 1963 and established on the South Bank of the River Thames in London in 1976, The National Theatre has three theatres – the Olivier, the Lyttelton and the Cottesloe. It presents an eclectic mix of new plays and classics, with seven or eight productions in repertory (sharing the stages) at any one time. Actors often appear in more than one play during a season or return to the National regularly.

The National aims constantly to re-energise the great traditions of the British stage and to expand the horizons of audiences and artists alike, and aspires to reflect in its repertoire the diversity of the nation’s culture. With its extensive programme of Platform performances, backstage tours, foyer music, exhibitions, and free outdoor entertainment the National recognises that the theatre doesn’t begin and end with the rise and fall of the curtain. By touring – and now, National Theatre Live - it shares its work with audiences in the UK and abroad.

NT Live events are distributed outside the U.K. through New York-based BY Experience, Inc, the pioneer of global live “alternative content” digital cinema events. For more information visit

Next on the National Theatre Live schedule at Cinema Nouveau is The Magistrate, staring John Lithgow and releasing on February 23, 2013. Two additional plays to be screened in 2013 include People and This House.

This is an opportunity to see some of the world’s most popular theatre plays, all in the comfort of your favourite Cinema Nouveau theatre. National Theatre Live screens at Cinema Nouveau theatres in Gateway, Cavendish, V&A, Rosebank and Brooklyn.

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