Catch Benedict Cumberbatch in Two Award-Winning Performances of ‘Frankenstein’ and ‘Hamlet,’ Returning to U.S. Cinemas for Two Special One-Night Events

WHAT:From National Theatre Live to cinema screens across the U.S., come two critically-acclaimed theatre performances – “Frankenstein” on Tuesday, October 25 and “Hamlet” on Tuesday, November 15, both at 7:00 p.m. local time.

The thrilling production of the National Theatre’sFrankenstein” is directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (“Slumdog Millionaire,” “Steve Jobs”), and features Olivier Award-winning performances from Benedict Cumberbatch(BBC’s “Sherlock,” “The Imitation Game,” “Doctor Strange”) as the Creature and Jonny Lee Miller (CBS’s “Elementary,” “Trainspotting”) as Dr. Victor Frankenstein.

Cumberbatch also gives a remarkable performance in the National Theatre Livepresentation of “Hamlet” as the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Directed by Lyndsey Turner (“Posh,” “Chimerica”) and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions. The original 2015 broadcast was experienced by over half a million people worldwide.

To view an exclusive video clip from “Hamlet,” please visit the Huffington Post.

WHO:Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live

WHEN: Frankenstein: Tuesday, October 25, 2016; 7:00 p.m. local time
Hamlet:Tuesday, November 15, 2016; 7:00 p.m. local time

WHERE:Tickets for “NT LIVE: Frankenstein” and “NT LIVE: Hamlet” can be purchased online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in nearly 300 movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).

CONTACTS:Jessica Nelson / jnelson@fathomevents.com / 720-262-2753
Katherine Schwappach / kschwappach@fathomevents.com / 720-262-2713

For artwork/photos, visit the Fathom Events press site.

If you would like to be considered for press passes, please email kschwappach@fathomevents.com at least four business days in advance of each event including your full name, media outlet, number of passes (1-2) and desired theater location.

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