The Olivier Award winning production of Shakespear’s The Winter’s Tale starring Kenneth Branagh and Judi Dench returns for an encore presentation.
The critically acclaimed production was the first in the hugely successful Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live season, which was broadcast to cinemas from London’s Garrick Theatre over the course of a year in 2015. Due to phenomenal demand, the production returns to cinemas this festive season.
The tragicomedy of obsession and redemption is beautifully reimagined in a production co-directed by Rob Ashford and Branagh with a remarkable cast, featuring Dench as Paulina, alongside Tom Bateman (Murder on the Orient Express, Death on the Nile), Jessie Buckley (star of breakout British film Wild Rose), Hadley Fraser, Miranda Raison and Branagh as Leontes.
King Leontes appears to have everything: power, wealth, a loving family and friends. But sexual jealousy sets in motion a chain of events with tragic consequences…
“I am delighted our production of The Winter’s Tale is to return to cinemas around the world this December. We worked hard to bring the immediacy and excitement of the live stage production into cinemas, using film techniques to make these broadcasts appropriately cinematic, without compromising the theatrical experience. The Winter’s Tale was seen by over 250,000 people around the world the first time around, and we look forward to welcoming back people who saw it previously and as well as new audiences to this most magical Shakespeare play”
- Member Price: $13.90 + hst = $16.00
- General Price: $17.40 + hst = $20.00
- Youth Price: FREE
Reserved seating. Tickets on sale in advance online, by phone, at the Theatre, and at the door.
Doors open 45 minutes before the show.
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On the morning after his 85th birthday party, wealthy crime novelist Harlan Thrombrey is found dead on his estate. Famed Southern detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is enlisted on the case and suspects foul play. Everyone is a suspect and, as the reading of the will draws closer and the investigation heats up, Harlan’s money-grubbing family begins to be revealed as far more conniving and competitive than they first appear. When Marta (Ana de Armas), Thrombrey’s South American caregiver, finds herself entangled in the mystery, it becomes clear that no secrets are safe within the household — not even her own.
A two-time TIFF alum, director Rian Johnson (The Brothers Bloom, Looper) returns with a propulsive mystery, mixing elements of Alfred Hitchcock and Agatha Christie. Exercising his sharp-witted ear for dialogue, Johnson is in top form as a writer here, serving up hilarious and eloquent material for an impeccable cast that includes Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Toni Collette, LaKeith Stanfield (also at the Festival in Uncut Gems), and Christopher Plummer — just to name a few. A master in blending genres, and with a keen eye for detail, Johnson employs unexpected cinematic tropes to keep the audience on their toes as the story weasels its way through twists and turns to a shocking conclusion. Irreverent, intelligent, and, most importantly, pure fun from beginning to end, Knives Out is a modern popcorn whodunit of the highest order. – MICHAEL LERMAN
Tickets: $11 Adult, $10 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.
All prices include HST.
Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.
Thank you to our community movie partners Annapolis Home Hardware and Tripp’s Gallery.