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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 3 March 2024 Live Performance on Screen

MET Opera:
Carmen

Bizet

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 5 May 2024 Live Performance on Screen

NT LIVE: The Motive and the Cue

Sam Mendes (The Lehman Trilogy) directs Mark Gatiss as John Gielgud and Johnny Flynn as Richard Burton in this fierce and funny new play. 1964: Richard Burton, newly married to Elizabeth Taylor, is to play the title role in an experimental new Broadway production of Hamlet under John Gielgud’s exacting direction. But as rehearsals progress, two ages of theatre collide and the collaboration between actor and director soon threatens to unravel.

Sunday 9 June 2024 Live Performance On Screen

NT Live: Nye

By Tim Price

Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in a surreal and spectacular journey through the life and legacy of the man who transformed Britain’s welfare state. From campaigning at the coalfield to leading the battle to create the National Health Service, Aneurin ‘Nye’ Bevan is often referred to as the politician with greatest influence over the UK without ever being Prime Minister.

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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