Pompeii from the British Museum
Thursday, October 23, at 7:00 p.m.
Fathom and More2Screen are thrilled to bring back Pompeii from the British Museum, specially edited for students and younger audiences. The event will offer an exclusive private view of the British Museum’s blockbuster show Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum. The exhibition focuses on the homes and lives of the inhabitants of the thriving industrial hub of Pompeii and the small seaside town of Herculaneum nearly 2,000 years ago when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79AD. Introduced by British Museum Director Neil MacGregor, this fascinating show will take you around the exhibition with insights from renowned experts who will bring these extraordinary objects to life. With accompanying music, poetry and eyewitness accounts, you’ll see specially made films of Pompeii and Herculaneum today, and go behind the scenes of the exhibition to explore the stories of these famous Roman cities.
Program length: One hour and 20 minutes
Ticket prices: Tickets $10.00/Adults and $7.50/ Senior (60-and-over)/Student (Four-18)
Frankenstein (from National Theatre Live, London)
Monday, October 27, at 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 29, at 7:00 p.m.
Fathom Events is excited to partner with and National Theatre Live to present the thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein as it returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand. With two showings, in reverse casting, on Monday, October 27, 2014, and Wednesday, October 29, at 7:00 p.m.
Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (12 Years A Slave, Star Trek: Into Darkness) and Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting, Mansfield Park) alternating roles as Dr. Victor Frankenstein and his creation.
The production was a sell-out hit at the National Theatre in 2011, and the broadcast has since become an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world to date.
Program length: Two hours and 20 minutes
Rated: R nudity and sexual explicit scenes (Peerless Theatre staff will enforce our R Policy. No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without an adult accompanying them to the box office.)
Ticket prices: Tickets $12.50/Adults and $10.00/ Senior (60-and-over)/Student (Four-18)
The National Theatre production of Frankenstein premiered in February, 2011, and was broadcast to movie screens around the world in March, 2011. The two lead actors play both Victor Frankenstein and the Creature, swapping roles every other night throughout the 16 week sold-out run of the production at the National.
Frankenstein won rave reviews from the press and has subsequently won numerous awards, including all top UK theatre awards (Olivier, Evening Standard and Critic’s Choice awards). Both Miller and Cumberbatch won Best Actor, Olivier Awards 2012.
National Theatre Live filmed both versions of the dual casting and played to nearly 500,000 people in cinemas worldwide, in its first and encore screenings, with many cinemas selling out multiple screenings. The feedback received was unprecedented, with thousands of emails and social media activity from movie theatres around the world.
Of Mice and Men
Thursday, November 6, at 7:00 p.m.
Fathom Events is excited to partner with NT Live to present John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men in theatres Thursday November 6, 2014, at 7 p.m. This is the first Broadway show to be filmed by National Theatre Live, presented in cinemas by National Theatre Live and BY Experience. Starring Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, BAFTA and Tony Award nominee Chris O’Dowd, Leighton Meester (Gossip Girl) and Tony and Olivier Award winner Jim Norton, and directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro (August: Osage County), Of Mice and Men was captured in front of a live audience at its final performance on July 29, 2014.
Program length: Two hours and 30 minutes (includes a 20 minute intermission)
Rated: PG-13 (Peerless will enforce our policies—no one under the age of thirteen will be admitted without a consenting adult accompanying them to the box office.)
Ticket prices: Tickets $15.00/General Admission
Adapted from his own classic novel, John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men is an essentialadventure, an inspirational portrait of the American spirit and a heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship.
Of Mice and Men tells the story of George (James Franco) and Lennie (Chris O’Dowd), an unlikely pair of friends drifting from job to job across the farms and fields of California, holding fast to their dream of one day having an acre of land they can call their own
Big Apple Circus: METAMORPHOSIS
Saturday, November 8, at 10:30 a.m.
Fathom Events and BY Experience are partner to present Big Apple Circus on Saturday, November 8, 2014. New York’s original one-ring circus Big Apple Circus for the first time in its 37 year history will beam a performance, METAMORPHOSIS, a new show for all ages, into hundreds of movie theaters across the US, Canada, and around the world. METAMORPHOSIS features performers from the U.S., Russia, France and Mongolia, in an array of classical circus artistry such as clowning, juggling, acrobatics and equestrianism (with completely animal-friendly acts). The two hour performance will attract diverse audiences to cinemas to experience a very intimate live circus event.
Program length: Two hours (includes one 15 minute intermission)
Ticket prices: Tickets $10.00/Family Pass
The Big Apple Circus is a not-for-profit performing arts institution, founded in 1977 to introduce American audiences to the intimate environment of a one-ring circus under a Big Top Tent.
Since its inception, The Big Apple Circus has produced thirty-six original shows, each created around a specific theme integrating aspects of traditional theater (e.g. original music compositions, lighting, choreography, sets and costumes) with classical circus artistry.
A small core company of performers returns each year with new acts and are joined by guest artists selected from the top ranks of international circus stars.
The Big Apple Circus presents over 350 performances each season with attendance of over 450,000 annually. The Big Apple Circus programs are family-focused: 87% attend with family; 74% of the children in attendance are between 3 and 15 years old.
Remember, tickets are available for ALL of these events at the Peerless Box Office or www.thepeerlesstheatre.com!
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