Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Shakespeare LIVE! RSC to Laemmle's (July 13)

Laemmle.com; Dhr. Seven, Ashley Wells, Wisdom Quarterly
(Picturehouse) Shakespeare Live! From the RSC Official Cinema Trailer
PicturehouseShakespeare Live! From The RSC is a unique two-hour event marking the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death.

Hosted by David Tennant on Shakespeare’s birthday, and screened live from Stratford-upon-Avon, this star-studded show celebrates Shakespeare’s plays and their enduring influence on music, dance, opera, musical theatre, and comedy.

RSC Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, is assembling a once-in-a-lifetime cast that includes:
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
  • Dame Judi Dench
  • Helen Mirren
  • Sir Ian McKellen
  • John Lithgow
  • Rufus Wainwright
  • Joseph Fiennes
  • Henry Goodman
  • David Suchet
  • Meera Syal
  • Sanjeev Bhaskar
  • Al Murray
  • Alison Moyet
  • Noma Dumezweni
  • Ian Bostridge
  • Tim Minchin
  • Paapa Essiedu
  • Pippa Nixon
  • Alexandra Gilbreath
  • Akala (Hip Hop Shakespeare)
  • The Royal Ballet
  • English National Opera (ENO)
  • The Orchestra of the Swan and
  • Birmingham Royal Ballet
Twelfth Night and many other great plays!
to perform in a unique tribute to the genius and influence of the world’s greatest playwright and storyteller [who used the pen name "Shakespeare," a real life actor who could not write, but in reality was the 17th Earl of Oxford Edward De Vere].
From the stage of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, hosts David Tennant and Catherine Tate are joined by a host of stars for this once-in-a-lifetime event. This unmissable show the features many performances along with The Royal Ballet and the English National Opera. Together, they mark the life and work of William Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of the his death. This unique event celebrates the Bard’s extraordinary legacy and his enduring influence on all performance art forms – from opera to jazz, dance to musical and is quite simply a must-see. 
It will premiere on July 13th at four Laemmle's theaters: Claremont 5, Monica Film Center, Playhouse 7 Pasadena, and Town Center 5. More

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