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National Theatre Screening in HD
Presented by Irvine Barclay Theatre in Association with Arts Orange County

Now you can catch some of the most talked-about shows in London, for just a fraction of the cost. Shot in high definition, you can experience the best of British theatre up close and personal, shown in high definition on the Barclay's giant screen. You'll always have the best view in the house!

Click on the date/title for more detailed information about each event.

The Deep Blue Sea
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 6:30pm
Helen McCrory (Penny Dreadful, Peaky Blinders) returns to the National Theatre, playing one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama. 

Sunday, October, 30, 2016 at 1:30pm & 6pm
An encore broadcast of the award-winning production with Jonny Lee Miller as the Creature and Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Frankenstein.

The Threepenny Opera
Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 4pm
Mack the Knife is back in town. A darkly comic new take on Brecht and Weill’s raucous musical broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre.

No Man's Land
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 6:30pm 
A glorious revival of Harold Pinter’s comic classic starring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart. 

Saint Joan
Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 6:30pm 
Gemma Arterton  is Joan of Ark in this electrifying production of Bernard Shaw’s classic play about the life and trial of a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France.

Hedda Gabler
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 6:30pm
A modern production of Ibsen’s masterpiece with Ruth Wilson in the title role. 


The National Theatre Live is a successful initiative that takes performances from the National’s stages in London to cinemas and performing arts centers worldwide.  Since its first season, which began in June 2009 with the acclaimed production of Phédre starring Helen Mirren, over a million people have now experienced the National’s acclaimed work on movie screens around the world.