National Theatre Live: Deep Blue Sea

Oct 16, 2016, 2pm
Terence Rattigan’s devastating masterpiece contains one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama. A flat in Ladbroke Grove, West London. 1952. When Hester Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affair with a former RAF pilot and the breakdown of her marriage to a High Court judge begins to emerge. With it comes a portrait of need, loneliness and long-repressed passion. Behind the fragile veneer of post-war civility burns a brutal sense of loss and longing. Runtime: 2 hours 30 mins. $15 for Museum Members and students with ID (does not include Museum general admission), $18 for non-Members.  Purchase tickets at tickets.phxart.org  

Kehinde Wiley Film Series: Paris is Burning

Oct 23, 2016, 2pm
This documentary focuses on drag queens living in New York City and their "house" culture, which provides a sense of community and support for the flamboyant and often socially shunned performers. Groups from each house compete in elaborate balls that take cues from the world of fashion. Also touching on issues of racism and poverty, the film features interviews with a number of renowned drag queens, including Willi Ninja, Pepper LaBeija and Dorian Corey. Runtime: 1h 18 mins. Documentary.  This film screening is free (does not include Museum general admission). Reserve tickets at tickets.phxart.org

Kehinde Wiley Film Series: An Economy of Grace

Nov 6, 2016, 2pm
Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace, directed by Jeffrey Dupre, documents Wiley’s first body of work centering on the female figure. Inspired by the aristocratic tradition of fashion as a mark of class distinction, Wiley collaborates with Riccardo Tisci, Fashion Designer at the French couture firm Givenchy, who designs luxurious flowing gowns worn by each of the women depicted. As seen in 18th-and 19th-century European paintings, these portraits of leading women in society embody absolute grace and glamour. Runtime: 39 mins. Short Film/Biography. This film screening is free (does not include Museum general admission). Reserve your tickets at tickets.phxart.org  

National Theatre Live: One Man, Two Guvnors

Nov 20, 2016, 2pm
Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from his fiancée’s dad. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers.    Holed up at The Cricketers’ Arms, the permanently ravenous Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with one Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police and waiting to be re-united with Rachel. To prevent discovery, Francis must keep his two guvnors apart.  Simple.  $15 for Museum Members and students with ID (does not include Museum general admission), $18 for non-Members... (View more)

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