The National Theatre of London’s acclaimed contemporary staging of William Shakespeare's “Timon of Athens” will be presented as a National Theatre Live in HD event live on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 3 p.m. and repeated again at 7 p.m. at Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.
Simon Russell Beale stars in the title role in the Bard's "strange fable of consumption, debt and ruin, written in collaboration with Thomas Middleton and set against a backdrop of modern-day London where money is power." Nicholas Hytner directs.
Tickets are $25, $20 for seniors and $15 for students and children.
Information: 203-254-4010, or toll-free 1-877-ARTS-396. (1-877-278-7396). Tickets can also be purchased online at www.quickcenter.com
The encore screenings will also take place Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook. Tickets are $20. Information: www.katharinehepburntheater.org/
Also Cinestudio in Hartford on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 2:30 p.m. Information: www.cinestudio.org.
Also Cinerom in Torrington on Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 11 at 1 p.m. Tickets are $20; $16 for students. Information: 860-489-5605.