On Saturday, April 21, Culture at the Cinema presents Hamlet at Regal Cinema in Camana Bay. Part of a monthly series that is a favorite on Grand Cayman, this event is a filmed, live presentation of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet that will run on a movie screen.
Culture at the Cinema brings internationally renowned stage shows to the Cayman Islands with theater and ballet productions that are recorded around the world and then show to audiences at Regal Cinema. These shows give residents and visitors a chance to experience the theater within a beloved, local and intimate setting. A full bar, family friendly drinks, menu and snack offerings accompanies each theatrical production screening.
The April 2018, the Culture at the Cinema showing of Hamlet begins at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. In the National Theatre Live performance that originally ran in 2015, Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s The Imitation Game, Sherlock) assumed the title role. This version of Hamlet has been viewed by more than 700,000 people around the world and it returns to cinemas this year to reach an even broader audience.
As a country prepares for war and arms itself, a family destroys itself. Hamlet is forced to avenge his father’s death, but the task he must complete paralyzes him. The impossibility of his predicament swells rage inside that threatens his sanity and his country’s security. Lyndsey Turner (Chimerica, Posh) directed this production of Hamlet and Sonia Friedman Productions produced it.
Tickets to see Hamlet at Regal Cinemas are CI$40 for adults (includes a free glass of champagne). Due to licensing restrictions, Saturday events at Regal Cinema are 18+ only. Bring a date or come along to see a heralded performance in a luxurious seat. Culture at the Cinema is a relaxing and enjoyable way to spend an evening in the Cayman Islands.
Additional Culture at the Cinema Screening at Regal Cinema:
May 19th, 2018 – Julius Caesar (Doors open at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. start time)
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare – Broadcasted live from London, Culture at the Cinema presents Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare, at Regal Cinema. This version of a world-famous theatrical production stars Ben Whishaw (Hamlet, Skyfall, The Danish Girl) and Michelle Fairley as Brutus and Cassius. David Morrissey (The Walking Dead, The Missing, Hangman) is Mark Antony and David Calder (The Hatton Garden Job, The Lost City of Z) is Caesar.