Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.
Now seen by over 750,000 people worldwide, the original 2015 National Theatre Live broadcast returns 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. Directed by Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica) and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions.
"One of the most visually and atmospherically stunning productions I’ve ever seen, of anything, ever." - Time Out, London. | ★★★★★
Part of the Bardo Arts Center Sunday Cinema Series, this screening is shown in HD on the big screen in the Bardo Arts Center Performance Hall. The Sunday Cinema Series features pre-recorded productions from the National Theatre in London and Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow. Estimated run time: 3 hours with a 20-minute intermission.