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Live Performance & Art On Screen

Our Live Performance on Screen program brings the worlds best live performances including from London’s West End and New York to audiences in Bathurst. These productions are captured using high resolution multiple-camera angles during a live performance and edited to give audiences an experience as close to being in the theatre as possible. Forget the cost of flights and accommodation, for a very reasonable price we offer a rolling program of drama, comedy, musical theatre, opera and dance.

We also offer Art on Screen in collaboration with Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (BRAG). These documentaries are designed for the big screen and take the viewer behind the art revealing the stories of artists, art movements and cultures.

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Sunday 17 December 2023 MET Opera

X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X

Anthony Davis’s groundbreaking and influential opera based on the life of the civil rights leader Malcolm X. A potent new staging that imagines Malcolm as an Everyman whose story transcends time and space. An exceptional cast of breakout artists and young Met stars enliven the operatic retelling of the civil rights leader’s life. Captured live in New York and screen at BMEC as part of our Live Performance on Screen program.

Sunday 11 February 2024 Live Performance On Screen

NT Live: Dear England

a new play by James Graham

Joseph Fiennes (The Handmaid’s Tale) plays Gareth Southgate in James Graham’s (Sherwood) gripping examination of nation and game. Filmed live on stage at the National Theatre, Rupert Goold (Judy) directs this spectacular new play.

Sunday 3 March 2024 Live Performance on Screen

MET Opera:


The fiery depiction of a woman who craves love but stirs obsession and jealousy along the way is one of the most popular operas of all the time. Carmen attracts opera lovers and newcomers alike for familiar, sweeping melodies that are as irresistible as the title character herself, who has also become a defining female cultural figure.

Sunday 10 March 2024 Art on Screen

Jeff Koons

An Intimate Portrait

Jeff Koons is considered to be one of the most influential, popular and controversial artists in recent decades. Now an intimate portrait of this polarizing character comes to cinemas thanks to Jeff Koons. An Intimate Portrait by Pappi Corsicato, which chronicles the hidden dynamics behind the person, the artist and the Koons brand.

Sunday 17 March 2024 Live Performance on Screen

NT Live: Vanya

Andrew Scott (Fleabag) brings multiple characters to life in Simon Stephens’ (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) radical new version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Hopes, dreams, and regrets are thrust into sharp focus in this one-man adaptation which explores the complexities of human emotions. 

Sunday 23 June 2024

MET Opera: Madama Butterfly

Puccini’s devastating opera of unrequited love between a young Japanese girl and an American naval officer is one of the world’s most popular (and tragic) operas. Captured live in New York from The MET Opera and screened at BMEC, this will be a stunning production not to be missed. 


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