MET Summer Encores: AidaOne Night Only: Wednesday, July 29th @ 7:00PM
Grand opera at its grandest: the splendors of ancient Egypt return to the stage of the Met. Verdi's mythic love triangle features rising Ukranian soprano Oksana Dyka in the title role, opposite Violeta Urmana as Amneris and Marco Berti as Radamès. Plácido Domingo conducts.
UnityOne Night Only: Wednesday, August 12th @ 7:00PM
TCM presents: Grease Sing-A-LongDates:Sunday, August 16th @ 2:00PM, Sunday, August 16th @ 7:00PM
Have you ever wanted to know what it’s like to be a T-bird or a Pink Lady but never quite felt cool enough to pull it off? Well, now is your chance to don those pink jackets, grease up those quiffs and let your inhibitions go for an evening where you are the stars. And remember GREASE is the word….
Turner Classic Movies is bringing the Grease Sing-A-Long to theaters nationwide! Sit back and watch Danny & Sandy and the gang, while singing (and dancing) along to the lyrics on the screen. <span 1.3;\\"="">Fancy dress is strongly encouraged and full audience participation essential.
TCM presents: Grease Sing-A-Long encoreDates:Sunday, August 16th @ 2:00PM, Sunday, August 16th @ 7:00PM
Turner Classic Movies is bringing the Grease Sing-A-Long to theaters nationwide! Sit back and watch Danny & Sandy and the gang, while singing (and dancing) along to the lyrics on the screen. <span 1.3;\\\\\\\\"="" style="line-height: 18px;">Fancy dress is strongly encouraged and full audience participation essential.
NYFCS: Digging for FireOne Night Only: Friday, August 21st @ 7:30PM
<span style="\"color:" rgb(76,="" 76,="" 76);="" font-family:="" proxima-nova,="" helvetica,="" arial,="" sans-serif;="" font-size:="" 16px;="" line-height:="" 19px;\"="">Digging for Fire, from director Joe Swanberg (Drinking Buddies) follows Tim (Jake Johnson) and Lee (Rosemarie DeWitt) a married couple who discover something suspicious in the yard where they are housesitting, which sends them in different directions over the course of a weekend. Cast includes Orlando Bloom, Sam Rockwell, Anna Kendrick, Ron Livingston, Judith Light and Brie Larson. Brought to the Palace 9 as a part of the New York Film Critic Series, there will be a preshow starting at 7:00pm and there will be a post show discussion broadcast from New York City following the film, where Peter Travers (from Rolling Stone) will be holding a Q+A with director Joe Swanberg and writer/star Jake Johnson.
TCM presents: PsychoDates:Sunday, September 20th @ 2:00PM, Sunday, September 20th @ 7:00PM
Phoenix officeworker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. She has to meet her lover Sam in lunch breaks and they cannot get married because Sam has to give most of his money away in alimony. One Friday Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer. Seeing the opportunity to take the money and start a new life, Marion leaves town and heads towards Sam's California store. Tired after the long drive and caught in a storm, she gets off the main highway and pulls into The Bates Motel. The motel is managed by a quiet young man called Norman who seems to be dominated by his mother.
TCM presents: Psycho encoreDates:Wednesday, September 23rd @ 2:00PM, Wednesday, September 23rd @ 7:00PM
See this classic on the big screen, with a special introduction from Turner Classic Movies.
Roger Waters The WallOne Night Only: Tuesday, September 29th @ 8:00PM
Rifftrax Live: Miami ConnectionDates:Thursday, October 1st @ 8:00PM, Tuesday, October 6th @ 7:30PM
Bolshoi Ballet: GiselleOne Night Only: Sunday, October 11th @ 12:55PM
Music: Adolphe Adam
Original choreography: Yuri Grigorovich
The young peasant girl Giselle dies when she learns that the man she loves, Albrecht, has betrayed her. Against her own will, she joins the wilis, vengeful spirits who now turn against Albrecht and condemn him to dance until he dies of exhaustion. This treasure of romantic ballet is one of the oldest and greatest in classical repertoire, touching upon the great romantic themes: a doomed love affair ending in tragedy, a dive into fantasy and ultimate redemption through the power of love. The Bolshoi is renowned for its intimate and emotionally intense interpretation of this beloved drama.
TCM presents: DraculaDates:Sunday, October 25th @ 2:00PM, Sunday, October 25th @ 7:00PM
After a harrowing ride through the Carpathian mountains in eastern Europe, Renfield enters castle Dracula to finalize the transferral of Carfax Abbey in London to Count Dracula, who is in actuality a vampire. Renfield is drugged by the eerily hypnotic count, and turned into one of his thralls, protecting him during his sea voyage to London. After sucking the blood and turning the young Lucy Weston into a vampire, Dracula turns his attention to her friend Mina Seward, daughter of Dr. Seward who then calls in a specialist, Dr. Van Helsing, to diagnose the sudden deterioration of Mina's health. Van Helsing, realizing that Dracula is indeed a vampire, tries to prepare Mina's fiance, John Harker, and Dr. Seward for what is to come and the measures that will have to be taken to prevent Mina from becoming one of the undead.
TCM presents: Dracula encoreDates:Wednesday, October 28th @ 2:00PM, Wednesday, October 28th @ 7:00PM
Bolshoi Ballet: JewelsOne Night Only: Sunday, November 15th @ 12:55PM
Music: Gabriel Fauré (Emeralds), Igor Stravinsky (Rubies), Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Diamonds)
Choreography: George Balanchine
This opulent triptych was inspired by Balanchine’s visit to the famous jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels on New York’s Fifth Avenue, celebrating the cities and dance schools of Paris, New York and St. Petersburg, each bound to its own precious stone. With this first abstract ballet, Balanchine built an homage of captivating beauty to the dance schools that had forged his style: Paris, New York, and St Petersburg, each represented by a contrasting jewel: emerald, ruby, and diamond. Jewels offers a unique occasion to enjoy Balanchine’s visually captivating work, as the Bolshoi is only company authorized by the Balanchine Trust to film and broadcast his masterpiece. Starring Olga Smirnova, Semyon Chudin, Vladislav Lantratov, Anna Tikhomirova, Ekaterina Krysanova, and the Bolshoi Corps de Ballet. (JEWELS was recorded live on January 19, 2014)
Rifftrax Live: Santa and the Ice Cream BunnyDates:Thursday, December 3rd @ 8:00PM, Tuesday, December 15th @ 7:30PM
Bolshoi Ballet: The Lady of the CamelliasOne Night Only: Sunday, December 6th @ 12:55PM
Music: Frédéric Chopin
Choreography: John Neumeier
A young bourgeois, Armand Duval, falls madly in love with Marguerite Gautier, a gorgeous courtesan celebrated by the Parisian high society. Despite her infidelity, Armand will do all he can to win the beautiful woman’s heart and convince her to leave her indulgent life. The Bolshoi breathes new life into John Neumeier's tragic masterpiece, inspired by Alexandre Dumas' novel and accompanied by Chopin's exquisite score. This production assumes a new emotional and dramatic texture that only the Bolshoi’s dancers can deliver. “Neumeier’s character-rich ballet has found a company that is equal to its challenges” – Financial Times.
Bolshoi Ballet: The NutcrackerOne Night Only: Sunday, December 20th @ 12:55PM
Music: Piotr Tchaikovsky
Libretto: Yuri Grigorovich
Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich
Cast: Anna Nikulina and Denis Rodkin
On Christmas Eve, Marie is given a wooden nutcracker as a gift. When the clock strikes midnight, the Nutcracker transforms into a prince and saves Marie from the Mouse King and his army. This beloved holiday classic will enchant the whole family with its fairytale setting and Tchaikovsky’s timeless score. The Bolshoi’s version of The Nutcracker has a unique and beautiful sense of romance and philosophy, danced by the heroic Denis Rodkin as the courageous Prince and the magical Anna Nikulina as Marie. (THE NUTCRACKER was recorded live on December 21, 2014)
Bolshoi Ballet: The Taming of the ShrewOne Night Only: Sunday, January 24th @ 12:55PM
Music: Dmitri Shostakovich
Choreography: Jean-Christophe Maillot
Many suitors dream of marrying the lovely and docile Bianca, including Luciento. However her father will not let anyone marry her before her elder sister, the ill-tempered shrew Katharina, is herself married. French choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot lands a coup with his adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy tailored specifically to the Bolshoi dancers, and achieves a magnetic two hours of breathtaking, nonstop dance unlike any other, portraying the Bolshoi’s audacity and energy in a completely new way. This new production was staged exclusively for the Bolshoi and cannot be seen anywhere else!
Bolshoi Ballet: SpartacusOne Night Only: Sunday, March 13th @ 12:55PM
Music: Aram Kachaturian
Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich
In ancient Rome, Spartacus, a Thracian king, is turned captive by Crassus with his wife Phrygia. Forced to fight as a gladiator and kill one of his friends, Spartacus plots an unprecedented upheaval. Grigorovich's Spartacus was created at the Bolshoi in 1968 and has since remained the Russian company’s signature ballet. This most spectacular production is an epic tour de force, giving full expression to the virility and strengh for which the Bolshoi’s male dancers are renowned. Principal dancer Mikhail Lobukhin is stunning in the role of the legendary gladiator, along with Svetlana Zakharova as Aegina and Vladislav Lantratov as Crassus. (SPARTACUS was recorded live on October 20, 2013)
Bolshoi Ballet: Don QuixoteOne Night Only: Sunday, April 10th @ 12:55PM
Music: Leon Minkus
Choreography: Alexei Fadeyechev (after Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky
Cervantes’ eccentric hero Don Quixote leaves on journey full of adventures with his loyal squire Sancho Panza in search of his perfect woman. On the way he meets Kitri, the dazzling daughter of an innkeeper who he thinks might be his ideal love. The Bolshoi's panache and excellence are combined in Fadeyechev’s critically acclaimed staging of this exalting performance with Leon Minkus’ famous score. Featuring brand new sets and costumes to accompany this colorful and technically challenging production, DON QUIXOTE is quintessential Bolshoi, abounding with life and not to be missed!
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