London theater lands on College Drive

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London theater lands on College Drive

Animas City Theatre launches third season of British plays
If you go

What: National Theatre Live, broadcasts from Great Britain.
When: Nine productions beginning today (Friday) through Dec. 16. Most showings are at 11 a.m. Saturdays.
Where: Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive
Tickets: $15
More information: Call 799-2281 or visit


1. “Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches,” 7:30 p.m. today (Friday) with an encore performance 11 a.m. Nov. 18. Starring Andrew Garfield, Susan Brown and Nathan Lane, among others. (Running time: 3 hours, 45 minutes, two intermissions).
2. “Angels in America Part Two: Perestroika,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday with an encore performance at 11 a.m. Nov. 25. (Running time: 4 hours, 20 minutes with two intermissions).
3. “Obsession,” based on Visconti’s 1943 neo-realist film about resistance to Fascism, starring Jude Law, Sept. 16, with an encore performance Jan. 6. (Running time 2 hours with no interval).
4. “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” by Edward Albee, Sept. 30, with an encore Feb. 17, 2018. Starring Imelda Staunton. (Running time: 3 hours with one interval and a pause).
5. “Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead,” by contemporary British playwright Tom Stoppard, an edgy comedic take on Hamlet from his friends’ point of view, starring Daniel Radcliffe and David Haig. Oct. 7 with an encore Nov. 11. (Running time: 2 hours and 45 minutes).
6. “Peter Pan,” based on the story by J.M. Barrie in a co-production with Bristol’s Old Vic, starring Paul Hilton. Oct. 14 with an encore Dec. 23. (Running time: 3 hours 20 minutes).
7. “Yerma,” starring Billie Piper in a new interpretation of Federico Garcia Lorca’s masterpiece by Simon Stone. Nov. 4, with an encore Dec. 9. (Running time 2 hours).
8. “Salomé,” a new play about an infamous woman by Yaël Farber starring Isabella Nefar. Dec. 2 with an encore Jan. 20. (Running time 2 hours with no intermission).
9. “Twelfth Night,” the brilliant mistaken-identity comedy by Shakespeare with a turn toward modern dress and creative casting. Dec. 16 with an encore Feb. 10, 2018. (Running time: 3 hours with one intermission).
Running times vary from two to more than four hours, often with intermissions to view stage changes and interviews. Buy your tickets ahead of time or at the door.

London theater lands on College Drive

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