Category Archives: National Theatre Live

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

NT Live again brings the thrill of London theatre to Melbourne with their screening of Tennessee Williams’ classic, A Streetcar Named Desire. Well known to most theatre lovers, this text never fails to sadden or shock us. This production at the Young Vic directed by Australian, Benedict Andrews, is refreshing, suitably sexy and unnerving – just as all Williams’ work should be.

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NT Live King Lear

This superb production of Shakespeare’s King Lear will resonate with you well after the cinema screen fades to black. NT Live again proves itself to be a fabulous idea, beaming the delights of the London stage to the global community of theatregoers. This production has been described as epic ever since it opened in January this year on the Olivier stage at National Theatre, Southbank. It does not disappoint on any level and it is so fortunate that we can watch this from the comfort of our local cinema on the other side of the world. The camera work is well executed and serves the design and stage direction (Sam Mendes) excellently.

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