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Shakespeare at SilverCity?

Macbeth

My wife and I took our girls to see a movie today (“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2”) and, whilst there, we saw a poster advertising National Theatre Live’s upcoming shows. Their tagline is “Experience the best of British theatre at a cinema near you,” and we noticed, to our delight, that Kenneth Branagh’s performance of Macbeth (that he co-directed) is being broadcast in October (the dates can be found here or here). We very much hope to attend the broadcast this weekend.

National Theatre Live

My teacher brain, however, wondered: wouldn’t it be amazing to be able to bring students to see modern interpretations of major literary works such as Macbeth (or Coriolanus in January)? I attempted to find out whether these broadcasts might be purchased but was unable to discover the answer…