by Polly Stenham
BAFTA Award-winning Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea) and filmed live from the National Theatre to cinemas.
Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristina clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean – which rapidly descends into a savage fight for survival.
This new version of August Strindberg’s play Miss Julie, written by Polly Stenham, remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London.
Please note that Julie will contain strobe lighting.
When & Where
- National Theatre Live presents
- WARNING: Adult themes, M15+. Contains strobe lighting.
From 'One of these Nights' to 'Lyin' Eyes', 'Peaceful Easy Feelin' and with a brief stop over at 'Hotel California' along the way, you’ll be taken back to a time where life was just a little less complicated and, just maybe, a whole lot more fun.
The Eagles Story takes this tribute to a new level, rarely seen. Hit after hit comes flooding from the stage as musical memories are relived in this not to be missed salute to a legendary treasure. The legend that is The Eagles lives on through The Eagles Story!
Running time: 120 minutes including interval
Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast captured live to cinemas.
New York, 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves.
Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production, joined by Australian stage and screen legend Philip Quast, winner of the Oliver Award for Best Actor in a Musical more than any other performer in history. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, Follies is directed by Dominic Cooke (The Comedy of Errors).
Winner of Academy, Tony, Grammy and Olivier awards, Sondheim’s previous work includes A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd and Sunday in the Park with George.
‘Jaw-droppingly great.’ - Independent
‘Imelda Staunton is unforgettable in Sondheim’s showbiz stunner.’ -Guardian
‘Spectacular. Outstanding.’ - Financial Times
My name is Angela Giuseppina Lumicisi and I am your number one Carpenterian fan!
In the 1970s a good Italian girl goes to school, gets married and then has babies. But what happens if you want more?
The Carpenters, one of the most successful and cherished bands of their time, are a beacon of hope for one little Italian girl growing up in the confines of her traditional life in Melbourne.
Karen’s soaring and heart wrenching vocals spoke to Angela in a way no-one had before. It’s like you’re singing to me and know what I’m going through, how is that?
Karen and Angela’s lives begin to intertwine through their weight struggles, their love life but ultimately, through Karen’s untimely end, Angela finds the strength to be the person she’s always wanted to be.
And as Karen’s life ends, Angela’s has only just begun…
Why this story? The surgeon was actually Michaels’ great-great-grandfather – James William Henry Veitch. A story repeatedly told to Michael all his young life by his own father he has carried it and explored it all these years. With pieces of music from the era performed by Michael’s son, there will be the web of four generations of Veitch on stage. This is truly a family story.
Running time: 70 minutes, no interval
Come along and enjoy another concert under the baton of Angus Christie who brings music and musicians together with his customary expertise, motivation and inspiration which makes our orchestra so successful and such a joy to listen to.
Afternoon tea will be available after the concert for all to partake in.
Running time: 120 minutes including interval
Swing Man sends Damian on a journey back to the incidents in his adolescence that set him on his path – a fracas at a Bush Dance, unrequited love at Ballroom Dancing, and the revelation that as a 17 year old he was abducted by Swing-era obsessed aliens who set him an ultimatum to learn how to Swing dance by the time he is 51.
‘Lindy Hop’ on down to watch the three-time Barry Award nominee ‘Shag’ his way through his ‘Boogie Woogie’ midlife crisis.
Running time: 60 minutes, no interval
Warning: Mild coarse language and adult content, recommended for people aged 16+ years.
The wait is finally over Mik Maks fans!
Fresh from their nomination of ‘Best Live Kids Act’ at the 2018 What’s On 4 Australia Awards, The Mik Maks are thrilled to announce their new tour show ‘PLAY’.
Stuck inside on a rainy day, The Mik Maks decide to explore Grandpa’s giant magical toy box. What amazing adventures await inside the mysterious box? Be taken on a musical adventure as the brothers share their brand new songs including ‘A-Brush’ and ‘Pack up Pack up’ as well as some old favourite with their young audiences. Keep an eye out for some very special guests. You never know what could pop out of the giant box for a play, song and dance!
The Mik Maks ‘PLAY’ show is fifty minutes of incredible musical entertainment and perfect for children aged 2 – 8 years of age. If you haven’t seen The Mik Maks before, come and see why this band of brothers are taking Australian kids' music by storm.
‘The Mik Maks are infectious’ Shelley Craft, Channel 9
Join us after the show to have a meet and greet with The Mik Maks!!
Now, the new Mayor has a plan to bring back Grinalong’s glory days, and re-launches the race. But it soon becomes obvious that he is more interested in furthering his own ambitions and lining his pockets than helping the town. Come and see what skulduggery he gets up to!
Suitable ages 5+
Suitable ages 4+
Suitable for all the family.
We present arguably Mozart’s best concerto, the Sinfonia Concertante, and Brahms’ Serenade No.2, a rarely performed masterpiece and regarded as ‘quintessential Brahms’. Alongside these great classics, you will be among the first in Australia to experience a new work by Australian composer Iain Grandage.
Christopher Moore viola, director
Sophie Rowell violin
Brahms Serenade No.2
Grandage New Work
Mozart Sinfonia concertante for violin and viola.
Running time: approx. 110 minutes including interval
Included in the ticket price is a pre-concert talk at 6.30pm in the Ted Kenna VC Room and a light supper after the show.
Duration: 70 minutes, no interval.