National Theatre Live: The Beaux' Stratagem

Feb 7, 2016, 2pm
Whiteman Hall Lodged at the local inn, posing as master and servant, they encounter a teeming variety of human obstacles: a crooked landlord, a fearsome highwayman, a fervent French Count, a maid on the make, a drunken husband, a furious butler, a natural healer and a strange, turbulent priest.   But their greatest obstacle is love. When the Beaux meet their match in Dorinda and Mrs. Sullen, they are most at risk, for in love they might be truly discovered. Simon Godwin (Man and Superman) directs George Farquhar's wild comedy of love and cash. The ‘Beaux’: Mr. Aimwell and Mr. Archer, two charming, dissolute young men who have blown their fortunes in giddy London. Shamed and debt-ridden, they flee to provincial Lich... (View more)

FILM: Midnite Movie Mamacita presents Suspiria

Feb 10, 2016, 7pm
Free for Museum Members (ticket discounts at checkout) | $5 non-Members Midnight Movie Mamacita presents Dario Argento's horror masterpiece. A young American dancer travels to Europe to join a famous ballet school. As she arrives, the camera turns to another young woman, who appears to be fleeing from the school. She returns to her apartment where she is gruesomely murdered by a hideous creature. Meanwhile, the young American is trying to settle in at the ballet school, but hears strange noises and is troubled by bizarre occurrences. She eventually discovers that the school is merely a front for a much more sinister organization. Click here for trailer. Runtime: 90 minutes Purchase tickets for the film here.

FILM: Red Desert

Feb 21, 2016, 2pm
$10 Movie Only (Does not include General Admission) / $5 Member ticket discounts at checkout   Michelangelo Antonioni’s panoramas of contemporary alienation were decade-defining artistic events, and Red Desert, is perhaps his most epochal. This provocative look at the spiritual desolation of the technological age - about a disaffected woman, brilliantly portrayed by Antonioni muse Monica Vitti, wandering through a bleak industrial landscape beset by power plants and environmental toxins, and tentatively flirting with her husband’s coworker, played by Richard Harris - continues to keep viewers spellbound. With one startling, painterly composition after another, Red Desert creates a nearly apocalyptic image of its time, ... (View more)

Bolshoi Ballet: The Taming of the Shrew

Mar 13, 2016, 2pm
Many suitors dream of marrying the lovely and docile Bianca, including Luciento. However her father will not let anyone marry her before her elder sister, the ill-tempered shrew Katharina, is herself married.  French choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot lands a coup with his adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy tailored specifically to the Bolshoi dancers, and achieves a magnetic two hours of breathtaking, nonstop dance unlike any other, portraying the Bolshoi’s audacity and energy in a completely new way. This new production was staged exclusively for the Bolshoi and cannot be seen anywhere else! Runtime: 160 minutes Purchase tickets for the film here.

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