Live theatre and opera is broadcast to our cinemas from stages around the world, featuring behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with artists. We also show pre-recorded live performances, and bring you silent film with live musical accompaniment.
National Theatre Live at the Young Vic: A Streetcar Named Desire (12A)
The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic's history, Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire will be broadcast live from their London home by National Theatre Live. 240 mins
Metropolitan Opera Live: Verdi's Macbeth
Anna Netrebko moves boldly into Verdi with her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Zeljko Lucic's doomed Macbeth.
Metropolitan Opera Live: Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro - New Production
The Met season opens with Music Director James Levine conducting a new production of Mozart's eternal masterpiece, directed by Richard Eyre.
Metropolitan Opera Live: Bizet's Carmen
Richard Eyre's stunning production returns with two of its great leading ladies, Elina Garanca and Anita Rachvelishvili, who share the title role of the ill-fated temptress.
Metropolitan Opera Live: Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia
In Bartlett Sher's effervescent production of Rossini's most popular opera, Isabel Leonard is the beautiful and feisty Rosina, who won't be kept under lock and key.
National Theatre Live: John (18)
DV8 Physical Theatre's new production, JOHN, authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience. 120 mins
Metropolitan Opera Live: Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
James Levine returns to Wagner with a signature run of this epic comedy, back at the Met for the first time in eight years.
Metropolitan Opera Live: Lehár's The Merry Widow - New Production
The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár's enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman.
National Theatre Live: Treasure Island (12A)
Robert Louis Stevenson's story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre. 180 mins
Metropolitan Opera Live: Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffmann
Vittorio Grigolo and Matthew Polenzani take turns playing the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title.
National Theatre Encore: Treasure Island (12A)
Robert Louis Stevenson's story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery. 180 mins
Metropolitan Opera Live: Rossini's La Donna del Lago - Met Premiere
Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of bel canto virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands.
Metropolitan Opera Live: Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana / Leoncavallo's Pagliacci - New Production
Opera's most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar who sets the verismo action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian setting.