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Kenneth Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's Tale

February 16

United Kingdom | 2015 | 210 minutes | Rob Ashford, Kenneth Branagh

Encore Screening Added | SIFF Cinema Uptown
Shakespeare’s timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption is reimagined in a new production co-directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh, with the great Dame Judi Dench as Paulina and Branagh as Leontes. 

NT Live: As You Like It

February 25 - 28, 2016

180 minutes (est) | Polly Findlay

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Live Broadcast
SIFF Film Center | Encore Screenings
Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years, with Rosalie Craig in a spirited performance as the heroine who reinvents herself as a boy. Director Polly Findlay’s richly textured interpretation features stunning set design–which transforms the corporate world into the Forest of Arden–and a unique, atmospheric soundscape.

NT Live: Hangmen

March 3 - 17, 2016

Matthew Dunster

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Live Broadcast
SIFF Film Center | Encore Screenings
This sell-out smash hit and “the funniest play in London right now” (Time Out) comes from Olivier and Academy Award® winning writer Martin McDonagh (In Bruges, The Pillowman, The Cripple of Inishmaan) and stars David Morrissey ("The Walking Dead") as a professional hangman who has to reevaluate his career on a historic day in 1965 when the country abolishes the death penalty.

Stephen Tobolowsky in person: The Primary Instinct and Groundhog Day

February 29

240 min (est)

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Special Event
Leap Day happens only once ever four years, and we're celebrating this rare occurrence with one of our favorite people: prolific actor and master storyteller Stephen Tobolowsky. Stephen joins us in person for a special double feature and Q&A the includes his spoken word concert film The Primary Instinct and the beloved comedy Groundhog Day.