National Theatre Live at City Varieties
Since welcoming its first National Theatre Live screenings in 2018, City Varieties Music Hall has continued to bring the best of the National Theatre right to the heart of Leeds.
Written by Ellen Carnazza
As one of the 700 venues broadcasting National Theatre Live productions, City Varieties Music Hall has screened the best of British theatre, from serious drama to romcoms and award-winning hits, filmed live from Britain’s most exciting stages.
Whether you’re watching Kit Harington go to battle in Henry V, or Phoebe Waller-Bridge delivering her solo tour de force in Fleabag, you’ll be at the heart of the action.
“Live Streaming via satellite enables the Leeds audience to watch live theatre in London, Stratford upon Avon and, indeed, around the world from the comfort of City Varieties Music Hall,” says Nev Jopson, Marketing Manager at Leeds Heritage Theatres.
“It’s such a natural fit for us as we are already set up to cater for a theatre audience; offering a bar and refreshment service both pre-show and during interval plus our teams are used to creating the perfect ambience for live performance.”
The state of the art cinema-standard equipment not only enables The Varieties to host the Live Streaming events but also Encore Screenings – a recording of the live event – as well as art and museum exhibitions.
“It is the perfect venue to enjoy world class live theatre, concerts and other events; cutting-edge technology bringing you world-class entertainment to enjoy in a stunningly beautiful, Grade II* heritage venue – what’s not to like?” Nev concludes.
Take a look at what’s to come.