Hepburn & Monroe

May 11, 2014, 11am
Double-feature screening of My Fair Lady (starring Audrey Hepburn) at 11am and Some Like it Hot (starring Marilyn Monroe) at 2pm, exploring representations of femininity in Hollywood. Featuring costumes on exhibit! Ticket includes both shows.   Does not include admission to the Museum or Hollywood Costume. Screening time: 11 am (My Fair Lady), 2pm (Some Like it Hot) Run time: 4 hrs (total) w/intermission Rating: G

Icon: Cleopatra

May 18, 2014, 11am
Starring Elizabeth Taylor in an iconic role, this monumental film is known for its extravagance in costume, set, and spectacle. A four-hour epic, this film will be screened with two intermissions.   Does not include admission to the Museum or Hollywood Costume.

National Theatre Live: King Lear by William Shakespeare

Jun 1, 2014, 2pm
An aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favourite, Cordelia, says nothing. Lear’s world descends into chaos. Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy. Cost: $15 Museum Members, students with ID; $18 general admission.  Tickets available here. Presented in High Definition and Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound. Runtime: approx 3hrs 30min. Multi-ticket packages are also available! National Theatre Live at Phoenix Art Museum is generously sponsored by Sue and Bud Seli... (View more)

Royal Marie

Jun 8, 2014, 11am
A double- feature exploring remakes and representation of aristocracy on screen. Screening Marie Antoinette (1938) at 11am and Marie Antoinette (2006) at 2pm. Ticket includes both showings.   Does not include admission to the Museum or Hollywood Costume. Screening time: 149 min. (1938 version) and 123min (2006 version) Run time: 5 hrs w/intermission Rating: PG-13

National Theatre Live: The Curious Incident of the Dog at Night-Time (ENCORE)

Jun 15, 2014, 2pm
Following its smash-hit live broadcast in 2012, the National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to cinemas. Based on the acclaimed novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been hailed by The Times as ‘a phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle’. Winner of 7 Olivier Awards in 2013, including Best New Play. Christopher, fifteen years old, has an extraordinary brain – exceptional at maths while ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion of killing Mrs Shears' dog Wellington, he records each fact about the event in the book he is writing to solve the myste... (View more)

Heroes (Super & Otherwise)

Jun 22, 2014, 11am
Double-feature screening of Superman (1978) at 11am and Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark at 2pm, featuring representations of the masculine hero (and the clothes to suit them). Ticket includes both shows.   Does not include admission to the Museum or Hollywood Costume. Screening time: 11 am (Superman) and 2pm (Indiana Jones) Run time: 5 hrs 30min.  w/intermission Rating: G/PG-13

National Theatre Live: A Small Family Business

Jul 20, 2014, 2pm
A riotous exposure of entrepreneurial greed by Olivier Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn (Bedroom Farce, A Chorus of Disapproval). A Small Family Business returns to the National Theatre for the first time since its celebrated premiere in 1987, when it won the Evening Standard Award for Best Play.  Jack McCracken: a man of principle in a corrupt world. But not for long. Moments after taking over his father-in-law’s business he’s approached by a private detective armed with some compromising information. Jack’s integrity fades away as he discovers his extended family to be thieves and adulterers, looting the business from their suburban homes. Rampant self-interest takes over and comic hysteria builds to a macabre climax. ... (View more)

National Theatre Live: Medea

Sep 7, 2014, 2pm
Helen McCrory (The Last of the Haussmans) returns to the National Theatre to take the title role in Euripides’ powerful tragedy, in a new version by Ben Power, directed by Carrie Cracknell. Medea is a wife and a mother. For the sake of her husband, Jason, she’s left her home and borne two sons in exile. But when he abandons his family for a new life, Medea faces banishment and separation from her children. Cornered, she begs for one day’s grace. It’s time enough. She exacts an appalling revenge and destroys everything she holds dear. Cost: $15 Museum Members, students with ID; $18 general admission.  Tickets available here. Presented in High Definition and Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound. Runtime: approx 2hrs30mins.... (View more)

Manhattan Short Film Festival 2013

Oct 1, 2014, 7pm
An extraordinary global event will take place the week of September 26th to October 5th, 2014 when over 100,000 people in over 250 cities across seven continents gather in cinemas, galleries, universities, museums, and cafes for one purpose…to view and vote on short films in the 18th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival.   The festival’s mission is to unite audiences across all seven continents of the globe for one week via the most compelling short films submitted each year. Every viewer at every screening in every venue gets to vote for their favorite short films with the winner being announced October 5th. Past winners have gone to be nominated for Oscars with 2 out of the last 3 Academy Award winning short films being a part of... (View more)

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