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National Theatre Live: Encore Series brings celebrated theatrical broadcasts to Proctors

National Theatre Live is thrilled to announce that a selection of its most celebrated and acclaimed broadcasts will be returning to cinemas in 2016, with a selection of six titles landing at Proctors; featuring Tony Award® winner & host of The Late Late Show James Corden, Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch, Elementary star Jonny Lee Miller, Academy and Tony Award winner Helen Mirren and more!

Tickets for the National Theatre Live: Encore Series on the movie screen at the GE Theatre at Proctors, $15, are available at the Box Office at Proctors, 432 State Street, Schenectady; by phone at 518.346.6204; and online at

One Man, Two Guvnors starring James Corden
3 and 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1
Corden, host of The Late Late Show James Corden the 2016 Tony Awards, won a Tony himself for his performance in One Man, Two Guvnors, which was captured at the National Theatre during its original London run.

The Audience starring Helen Mirren
3 and 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22
See Mirren and Richard McCabe in their Tony Award-winning roles in this re-broadcast of the original London production of The Audience, recorded live at London’s Gielgud Theatre.

A View from the Bridge starring Mark Strong
3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 & 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct 20
Strong won an Olivier Award for creating the role of Eddie Carbone in director Ivo van Hove’s innovative new production at the Young Vic in London, which received critical acclaim when it transferred to Broadway for a limited run.

Frankenstein starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2 & 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov 3
Cumberbatch and Miller both earned Olivier Awards for their celebrated performances alternating in the roles of Victor Frankenstein and the Creature. One of NT Live’s most popular broadcasts ever, Frankenstein returns to cinemas once again due to audience demand.

Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch
3 and 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1
Cumberbatch took on the celebrated title role in Shakespeare’s classic play in a sold out run at the Barbican Theatre. Now, audiences have one more chance to see this critically acclaimed Lyndsey Turner production.

War Horse
3 and 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15
With this return broadcast, audiences can once again experience the magic of the National Theatre’s internationally acclaimed and Tony Award winning production of War Horse, which was a hit onstage at Proctors in 2014.