Don’t Miss This Broadcast Performance!!!!!!!!!!
COLUMBIA ARTS PRESENTS “HAMLET” WITH BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH
VIA NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE HI-DEFINITION BROADCAST
Sunday, July 15 @ 1pm
“Benedict Cumberbatch is a blazing five-star Hamlet.”
“This is a Hamlet for a world on the edge: a warning from history, and a plea for new ideas from a new generation.”
“One of the most visually and atmospherically stunning productions I’ve ever seen, of anything, ever.”
Sunday, July 15 at 1pm Columbia Center for the Arts presents National Theatre Live’s production of Shakepeare’s classic play Hamlet broadcast in high definition. Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game, Frankenstein at the National Theatre) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.
As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state. Directed by Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica) and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, National Theatre Live will broadcast this eagerly awaited production live to cinemas.
Each National Theatre Live broadcast is filmed in front of a live audience in one of the premiere London theatres, with cameras carefully positioned throughout the auditorium to ensure that cinema audiences get the ‘best seat in the house’ view of each production. Where these cameras are placed is different for each broadcast, to make sure that cinema audiences enjoy the best possible experience every time. Satellites then allow the productions to be broadcast live to select theatre venues around the globe.
Columbia Arts is proud to present these NT Live productions featuring the best of the best actors working in theatre today. The NT Live series is generously sponsored by Pat & Dick Schmuck, Maureen Higgins, and the Autzen Foundation.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for seniors and students. Purchase tickets online at columbiaarts.org, in the Columbia Arts Gallery at 215 Cascade in Hood River, or at Waucoma Bookstore. (Group tickets available for groups of 10 or more at firstname.lastname@example.org)