Event Cinema offers the very best in ballet, opera, musical theatre, Q&A’s and other cultural events from around the world. Broadcast or captured live from the stages of the world’s most famous venues.

Our programme includes seasons from the Royal Opera House, National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company as well as many other prestigious companies and events.
An American in Paris

An American In Paris The Musical PG

2h 35m (includes interval)

This breathtakingly beautiful Tony Award-winning Broadway musical inspired by the Oscar winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the City of Light.

Thu 18 Apr
Sun 21 Apr
Met: La Rondine

MET Opera: La Rondine

2h 47m

Puccini’s bittersweet love story makes a rare Met appearance, with soprano Angel Blue starring as the sophisticated French courtesan Magda, opposite tenor Jonathan Tetelm.

Sat 20 Apr
NT Live: Nye

NT Live: Nye 15

2h 40m

Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in this surreal and spectacular journey through the life and legacy of the creator of the NHS.

Tue 23 Apr
ROH: Swan Lake

Royal Ballet: Swan Lake

3h 30m (includes two intervals)

Classical ballet's most powerful tale of love, treachery and forgiveness returns to the Royal Opera House stage.

Wed 24 Apr

Royal Opera: Carmen

3h 40m (includes two intervals)

Aigul Akmetshina performs the title role in Damiano Michieletto's sizzling new production of Bizet’s ever-popular opera.

French with English subtitles

Wed 1 May

Macbeth: Ralph Fiennes & Indira Varma 12A

2h 30m

Macbeth is coming. A couple corrupted by their relentless lust for power have blood on their hands. Witness the gripping tale of greed, murder, deception.

Thu 2 May
Sun 5 May
Met: Madama Butterfly

MET Opera: Madama Butterfly

3h 15m

In her Met debut, Asmik Grigorian tackles the demanding role of Cio-Cio-San, the trusting geisha at the heart of Puccini’s tragedy.

Sat 11 May
42nd Street The Musical

42nd Street The Musical PG

2h 24m (includes interval)

42nd Street, the legendary Broadway musical theatre classic, is a ‘glorious’ (Express) and ‘utterly moreish extravaganza of glitz’ (Times).

Thu 16 May
Sun 19 May
Winter's Tale

Royal Ballet: The Winter's Tale

3h 20m (includes two intervals)

Shakespeare’s profound story of love and loss, artfully adapted into a contemporary three- act narrative ballet by Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon, celebrates its tenth anniversary.

Wed 22 May
Message In A Bottle

Royal Ballet: Message in a Bottle TBC

2h (includes interval) 0m

The iconic songs of Sting. The electrifying choreography of Kate Prince. This is a tale of hope.

Thu 30 May
Andrea Chenier

Royal Opera: Andrea Chenier

3h 14m

Jonas Kaufmann headlines David McVicar's spectacular staging of Giordano's epic historical drama, conducted by long-time collaborator Antonio Pappano.

Tue 11 Jun

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