Friday, September 30, 2011

National Theatre Live Series To Be Shown at the Englert

Iowa City - The Englert Theatre is proud to present high definition re-broadcasts of performances from the National Theatre in London. The Englert will broadcast every performance from the 2011-2012 season, starting with One Man, Two Guvnors on Saturday, October 1 at 7pm.

Nicholas Hytner’s “five star” production of One Man, Two Guvnors is the first play in the third season of National Theatre Live broadcasts. The production was filmed on September 15, and broadcasted to almost 400 cinemas around the world. Based on the Italian classic The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, Richard Bean’s hilarious English version has received wide acclaim from critics and audiences alike. The Guardian described One Man, Two Guvnors as “One of the funniest productions in the National’s history.”

Other upcoming National Theatre Live broadcasts at the Englert include:

The Kitchen - November 19

Collaborators - December 17

Tickets are available at the Englert Box Office. Tickets are $15 for students & seniors, and $18 general admission. For tickets, the public should call the Box Office at (319) 688-2653. Tickets may also be purchased online at

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