National Theatre Live Programming
Tickets to National Theatre Live broadcasts are $20. Discounts are available for seniors, students, members of Amphibian Stage Productions and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and groups of 10 or more.
Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Wednesday, April 6 at 11am
Wednesday, April 6 at 7pm
Saturday, April 9 at 1pm
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.
Directed by Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica) and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, National Theatre Live will broadcast this eagerly awaited production live to cinemas.
As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralyzed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.
The running time is approx. 3 hours and 20 min. with a 20 minute intermission.