Stag Selected Screenings
Stag Selected Events are a variety of screenings including live broadcasts from the National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company and Glyndebourne Opera alongside foreign films, special cinema-release documentaries and cult classics.
It offers a comprehensive selection of opera, shakespearean theatre, assorted productions from UK theatres and acclaimed films from around the world.
So come to the Stag, enjoy a drink, watch the show and do let us know what you think!
NT Live: Macbeth
The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness. Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.
Date & Time: Thursday, May 10 at 7pm
An American in Paris – The Musical
This breathtakingly beautiful Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light’. Featuring the gorgeous music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin (including the classic hits ‘S Wonderful and I Got Rhythm), stunning designs, and show-stopping choreography. With a record-setting 28 five-star reviews from critics, An American in Paris is coming from London’s West End to a cinema near you. Jerry Mulligan is an American GI striving to make it as a painter in a city suddenly bursting with hope and possibility. Following a chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer named Lise, the streets of Paris become the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love in the aftermath of war… Experience this “truly ravishing” (The Guardian) production in the comfort of your local cinema.
Date & Time: Wednesday, May 16 at 7pm
The Sound of Music
The Sound of Music is a 1965 film version of the 1959 Broadway musical, about a young woman who becomes governess to a group of children in Austria during the lead-up to the Second World War.
Date & Time: Sunday, May 20 at 3pm
GLYNDEBOURNE: MADAMA BUTTERFLY – LIVE
One of the most famous operas of all time and has inspired numerous contemporary adaptations and reimaginings, including the hit musical Miss Saigon. Praised by critics as a ‘thoughtful, provocative staging’ and a ‘scathing study of exploitation’, Annilese Miskimmon’s production of Puccini’s classic opera updates the action to the 1950s.
Date & Time: Thursday, June 21 at 6:30pm
RSC Live: Romeo and Juliet
What if your first true love was someone you’d been told you must hate? Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents. The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire for change, but leads all too quickly to heartbreaking consequences.
Date & Time: Wednesday, July 18 at 7pm
Barrie Kosky’s extraordinary, award-winning 2015 production of Handel’s Saul is bursting with energy and sensation, combining exhilarating contemporary choreography with lavish period costumes. Please note this performance was recorded in 2015.
Date & Time: Thursday, July 26 at 6:30pm
GLYNDEBOURNE: VANESSA – LIVE
A rare opportunity to see Samuel Barber’s Pulitzer Prize-winning opera, broadcast live from its debut in Festival 2018; Vanessa is an opera from the age of Hitchcock, with an atmospheric score and tense, psychological twists.
Fulfilling the ambition of a lifetime, award-winning British director Keith Warner makes his much-anticipated Glyndebourne debut.
Date & Time: Tuesday, August 14 at 6:30pm
RSC Live: The Merry Wives of Windsor
Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull the strings, orchestrating Falstaff’s comeuppance amidst a theatrical smorgasbord of petty rivalries, jealousies and over-inflated egos. For a fat Englishman, a Welshman and a Frenchman, the only way is Windsor…
Date & Time: Wednesday, September 12 at 7pm
RSC Live: Troilus and Cressida
Troilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to one another. But in the seventh year of the siege of Troy their innocence is tested, and exposed to the savage corrupting influence of war, with tragic consequences.
Virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie collaborates with RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran to create a satirical futuristic vision of a world resounding with the rhythm of battle, broadcast live to cinemas from Shakespeare’s home town.
Date & Time: Wednesday, November 14 at 7pm