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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Sunday, February 25, 2018 | 3:00 PM
Saturday, March 10, 2018 | 3:00 PM

By: Tennessee Williams
Directed by: Dominic Cooke
Starring: Sienna Miller, Jack O’Connell, Colm Meaney

On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real – and which will win out?

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Hamlet

Hamlet

Sunday, March 11, 2018 | 3:00 PM

By: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Lyndsey Turner
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch

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. 

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Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Sunday, April 15, 2018 | 3:00 PM

By: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Nicholas Hytner
Starring: David Calder, Michelle Fairley, David Morrissey, Ben Whishaw

Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital.

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Macbeth

Macbeth

Sunday, June 3, 2018 | 3:00 PM

By: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Rufus Norris
Starring: Rory Kinnear, Anne-Marie Duff 

Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy. The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.

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