City Lights Cinema in Florence will screen two performances each of several filmed performances of Britain's National Theatre Live. The works will be broadcast from London's West End, where each play has received critical acclaim and public attention. Each play will have an evening showing on Wednesday and a matinee showing the following Saturday. The schedule is as follows:
October 3 & 6 - "Julie" starring Vanessa Kirby and Eric Kofi Abrefa and directed by Carrie Cracknell.
October 17 & 20 - "King Lear" starring Ian McKellen and directed by Jonathan Munby.
November 21 & 24 - "Allelujah!" written by Alan Bennet.
December 12 & 15 - "The Madness of King George" starring Mark Gatiss and Adrian Scarborough.
January 9 & 12 - "Antony & Cleopatra" starring Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo and directed by Simon Godwin.
February 27 & March 2 - "I'm Not Running" starring Sian Brooke and written by David Hare.