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NT Live: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead

Sunday, May 7, 2:00 pm
Running Time: 3:10

National Theatre: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

 

Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, The Woman in Black), Joshua McGuire (The Hour) and David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Witness for the Prosecution) star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly funny situation comedy, broadcast live from The Old Vic theatre in London.

 

David Leveaux’s new production marks the 50th anniversary of the play that made a young Tom Stoppard’s name overnight.

 

Against the backdrop of Hamlet, two hapless minor characters, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, take centre stage.  As the young double act stumble their way in and out of the action of Shakespeare’s iconic drama, they become increasingly out of their depth as their version of the story unfolds. 

 

Advance tickets: $18 adults, $16 seniors, $14 students and children, plus applicable fees, with $2 off for Lincoln Theatre Members. 10% discount for the purchase of 4 or more new productions in the 2017 season.