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BOLSHOI BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER

BOLSHOI BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER

The Beekman Theatre
PG  |  2 hours 20 minutes

On Christmas Eve, Marie’s Nutcracker doll magically transforms into a prince and together their wonderful adventure begins. The Nutcracker invites audiences of all ages on a magical journey, through a world of enchantment, complete with dancing snowflakes and dolls that have come to life, accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s beloved score. The timeless holiday classic returns to the Bolshoi stage this December for a live broadcast.

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Film opens on Wed, Dec 26

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National Theatre Live: THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD II

National Theatre Live: THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD II

The Beekman Theatre
PG-13  |  2 hours 30 minutes

Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, broadcast live from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London to cinemas. This visceral new production about the limits of power will be directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins, whose previous plays include Little Revolution at the Almeida and Absolute Hell at the National Theatre.Richard II, King of England, is irresponsible, foolish and vain. His weak leadership sends his kingdom into disarray and his court into uproar. Seeing no other option but to seize power, the ambitious Boli..

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Film opens on Tue, Jan 15

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BOLSHOI BALLET: LA BAYARDÈRE

BOLSHOI BALLET: LA BAYARDÈRE

The Beekman Theatre
PG  |  3 hours 20 minutes

The temple dancer Nikiya and the warrior Solor fall deeply in love, igniting heated passions and murderous intrigues when the Rajah and his daughter Gamzatti discover their forbidden love. La Bayadere is one of the greatest works in classical ballet history – a story of love, death and vengeful judgment, set in India. Dazzling sets and costumes, with one of the most iconic scenes in ballet, the “Kingdom of the Shades,” illuminate the tragic tale of the temple dancer Nikiya’s doomed love for the warrior Solor, and their ultimate red..

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Film opens on Mon, Jan 21

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE - I'M NOT RUNNING

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE - I'M NOT RUNNING

The Beekman Theatre
PG-13  |  3 hours 0 minutes

Broadcast Live Via Satelitte* comes this explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre.Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonising decision.What’s involved in sacrificing your private life and your piece of mind for something more than a single issue? Does she dare?Hare was recently described by The Washington Post as ‘the premiere polit..

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Film opens on Thu, Jan 31

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BOLSHOI BALLET: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

BOLSHOI BALLET: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

The Beekman Theatre
PG  |  2 hours 50 minutes

On her sixteenth birthday, Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse and into a deep slumber lasting one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince can break the spell. A resplendent fairytale ballet, The Sleeping Beauty features scores of magical characters including fairies, the Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, and a beautiful young Princess Aurora performed by Olga Smirnova, a “truly extraordinary talent” (The Telegraph). This is classical ballet at its finest.

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Film opens on Mon, Mar 11

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BOLSHOI BALLET: THE GOLDEN AGE

BOLSHOI BALLET: THE GOLDEN AGE

The Beekman Theatre
PG  |  2 hours 20 minutes

In the 1920’s, The Golden Age cabaret is a favorite nightly haunt. The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita. He follows her to the cabaret and realizes that she is the beautiful dancer “Mademoiselle Margot,” but also the love interest of the local gangster Yashka. With its jazzy score by Dmitri Shostakovich and its music-hall atmosphere featuring beautiful tangos, The Golden Age is a refreshing and colorful dive into the roaring 20’s. A historic ballet that can be seen only at the Bolshoi!

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Film opens on Mon, Apr 8

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BOLSHOI BALLET: CARMEN SUITE / PETRUSHKA

BOLSHOI BALLET: CARMEN SUITE / PETRUSHKA

The Beekman Theatre
PG  |  2 hours 0 minutes

Carmen is as sensual and free-spirited as ever as she finds herself caught in a love triangle. The passionate one act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso, originally conceived for legendary Bolshoi prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, will captivate audiences alongside Petrushka, a new creation for the Bolshoi by contemporary choreographer Edward Clug. The double-bill event for cinemas encapsulates and showcases the soul of Russian Ballet.

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Film opens on Mon, May 20

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