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Sold Out! Thu, May 1


  93 min • in English • Official Site


NOW: IN THE WINGS OF A WORLD STAGE follows Kevin Spacey and director Sam Mendes as they take their stage tour of Shakespeare’s RICHARD III around the world. In over 200 performances, and across 3 continents, Spacey and the troupe reveal some of the most intimate moments behind the scenes of their staging of the classic tragedy.

A post-show Q&A session will be held with the film’s star and producer, Kevin Spacey. As one of America’s most talented actors, Spacey has brought to life unforgettable characters in films like The Usual Suspects, American Beauty, and L.A. Confidential, as well as in the groundbreaking TV series House of Cards, for which he received an Emmy nomination for his portrayal of politician Francis Underwood.

The Q&A will be moderated by NPR’s Bob Mondello. For more than a quarter-century, Mondello has reviewed movies and covered the arts for NPR News. Mondello has also written about the arts for such diverse publications as USA Today, The Washington Post, and Preservation Magazine, as well as for commercial and public television stations. And he has been a lead theater critic for Washington City Paper, D.C.’s leading alternative weekly, since 1987.

The event starts at 7:15PM on May 1. Doors open at 6:45.

Tickets:$20 / $15 for members


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