CAT VIDEO FEST 2019
Opens Saturday, March 9
CatVideoFest is a compilation reel of the latest and best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. CatVideoFest is a joyous communal experience, only available in theaters, and raises money for cats in need through partnerships with local cat charities, animal welfare organizations, and shelters to best serve cats in the area.
311: ENLARGED TO SHOW DETAIL 3
Opens Monday, March 11
Nearing their 30-year anniversary in summer 2020, alternative rockers 311boasting a lineup of all five original members, 10 consecutive Top 10 albums and a hybrid groundbreaking musical-style--are heading for the big screen for One Night Only on March 11 311 Day with Enlarged To Show Detail 3. ETSD3 illustrates and solidifies the indelible relationship between 311 and their fans, as the film fuses together high-energy concert footage with revealing off-stage moments, including exclusive interviews, behind-the-scenes clips and footage from the road, the studio and the musicians homes.
Opens Saturday, March 23 | 1 hr 57 min | Rated R
A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space, and have returned to Earth to find their creator.
THE LITTLE ROCOSCAR PARTY
Opens Sunday, February 24
The Little Popcorn will flow on Hollywood''s biggest night. We''re throwing an award-worthy party in theater 1, and you''re cordially invited. It''s a Little-style party, so no fancy outfits required (we won''t stop you from showing off that swan dress or tux, but also, jeans, onesies, and wigs inspired by THE FAVOURITE, are acceptable).
BLADE RUNNER 2049
Opens Saturday, March 23 | 2 hrs 43 min | Rated R
A young blade runner''s discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who''s been missing for thirty years.
ROYAL OPERA HOUSE: QUEEN OF SPADES
Opens Sunday, February 24
In Tchaikovsky’s intense opera of obsession and the supernatural, Gherman is caught between the woman he loves and a destructive fixation. The Queen of Spades is based on a short story by Pushkin, and comes to the Royal Opera House in a new production that has already garnered fivestar reviews in Amsterdam. The production is set in 1890, the year of the opera’s premiere. In his study, Tchaikovsky imagines the opera into life as his own story, its characters giving voice to his unfulfilled desires. Aleksandrs Antonenko and Eva-Maria Westbroek head the cast and Royal Opera Chorus, conducted by Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera. This is an engrossing portrayal of a tortured creative artist and a gripping piece of gothic storytelling.
BOLSHOI BALLET: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
Opens Sunday, March 17
On her sixteenth birthday, Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse and into a deep slumber lasting one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince can break the spell. A resplendent fairytale ballet, The Sleeping Beauty features scores of magical characters including fairies, the Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, and a beautiful young Princess Aurora performed by Olga Smirnova, a “truly extraordinary talent”.
ROYAL OPERA HOUSE: LA TRAVIATA
Opens Sunday, March 24
From the thrill of unexpected romance to a heartbreaking reconciliation that comes too late – Verdi’s La Traviata is one of the most popular of all operas. Alfredo falls in love in with the courtesan Violetta in glamorous Paris society, but underneath the surface run darker undercurrents, leading to a tragic ending. The opera’s wealth of melodies includes the famous Brindisi and the exuberant ‘Sempre libera’ – both showing the lyricism of Italian opera at its most immediately appealing. Richard Eyre’s production for The Royal Opera brings out all the emotional colour, from the giddy discovery of love, through painful confrontation to the inevitable conclusion. Lavish period sets and costumes enhance the reality of a moving story based on true life.
BOLSHOI BALLET: THE GOLDEN AGE
Opens Sunday, April 14
In the 1920’s, The Golden Age cabaret is a favorite nightly haunt. The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita. He follows her to the cabaret and realizes that she is the beautiful dancer “Mademoiselle Margot,” but also the love interest of the local gangster Yashka. With its jazzy score by Dmitri Shostakovich and its music-hall atmosphere featuring beautiful tangos, The Golden Age is a refreshing and colorful dive into the roaring 20’s. A historic ballet that can be seen only at the Bolshoi!
ROYAL OPERA HOUSE: LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Opens Sunday, April 28
Leonora falls in love with Don Alvaro, but when her father forbids their marriage, a fatal accident triggers a drama of obsession, vengeance and tragedy. Jonas Kaufmann and Anna Netrebko star in Verdi’s epic La Forza del Destino (The Force of Destiny) an opera which demands the very best of singers for its powerful music and the fullest theatrical treatment for its story of bitter revenge pursued across miles and years. The production comes to The Royal Opera in a sensational staging from Amsterdam packed with colour and action. It is directed by Christof Loy and conducted by Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera.
LORDS OF CHAOS
Opens Friday | 1 hr 32 min
A teenager''s quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the early 1990s results in a very violent outcome.
Opens Friday, March 8 | 1 hr 34 min
LAS SANDINISTAS. uncovers a watershed moment in history when a group of Nicaraguan women shattered barriers to lead rebel troops in battle and reshape their country with landmark social reforms during 1979''s Sandinista Revolution and the ensuing US-backed Contra War - only to face renewed marginalization by their male peers once the wars ended. Now, 35 years later, amid the worst levels of violence against women in Nicaraguan history, these same women take to the streets to lead the popular movements for equality and democracy once again.
Opens Tuesday, March 12 | 1 hr 34 min
Working within a broken criminal justice system, a team of rebel heroines work to change the the way women arrested for prostitution are prosecuted.
Opens Saturday, March 30 | 1 hr 20 min
A look at the life, work and religious heritage of violinist Itzhak Perlman.