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NT Live Film Series : National Theatre Live

NT Live: Present Laughter

2019, Matthew Warchus, UK, 184 min.
With Andrew Scott, Kitty Archer


Show Times

  • Sat, Dec 21st 1:30pm
  • Sun, Dec 29th 1:30pm

“Wondrous…it’s like being transported to a parallel universe where everyone is bisexual, endlessly stylish and schooled from birth in the art of the bon mot.”—Alice Saville, Time Out London

“The show belongs to Andrew Scott…his panache fills the entire theater.”—Ann Treneman, The Times

Andrew Scott, the conflicted “hot priest” of the BBC’s popular Fleabag series, stars in this reworking of Noël Coward’s provocative comedy, a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire, and loneliness. As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colorful life is in danger of spiraling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic, and soul-searching. DCP digital. (Description courtesy of NT Live)


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