Live streaming starts at Bridlington’s Spotlight

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Starting with Mark Strong in A View From a Bridge the best of the West End and the National Theatre will be streamed to Bridlington.

The Spotlight Theatre is screening a host of events including opera, ballet and drama from this month.

The Spotlight’s new equipment will ensure high the audience experience’s excellent visual and sound reproduction

This is a new venture for the venue which will continue to host visiting drama companies and musicals as well as stage productions by Bridlington Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society.

“Performances from London can be seen in Spotlight from the Royal Opera House, English National Opera and the National Theatre.

“Tickets are now on sale and are expected to go quickly so don’t delay if you are interested,” said a spokesman.

“The Spotlight’s new equipment will ensure high the audience experience’s excellent visual and sound reproduction and includes a special lens, new satellite receiver and a 14’ high definition screen.

“We have 83 seats in the auditorium and these exciting one-night live screenings are regularly sold-out in other venues. So to be sure to book early if you want to be part of the global audience,” he said.

Mark Strong leads the cast in Arthur Miller’s A View From A Bridge which will be screened on Thursday March 26 from 7pm.

Frederick Ashton’s joyful ballet La Fille mal gardee is on contains some of his most brilliant choreography. It is on Tuesday May 5 from 7.15pm.

Sold out at the Lyttelton, Man and Superman starring Ralph Fiennes will be screened on Thursday May 14 from 7pm.

Sentimental pirates, blundering policeman, absurd adventures and improbable paradoxes – Gilbert and Sullivan’s dazzling The Pirates of Penzance comes to English National Opera in a highly-anticipated new production from renowned film maker and director Mike Leigh. It will be screened on Tuesday May 19 from 7.30pm.

Puccini’s La Boheme is beamed from the Royal Opera House on Wednesday June 10 at 7.17pm and Bizet’s Carmen from English National Opera on Wednesday July 1 from 7.30pm.

William Tell by Rossini is on Sunday July 5 at 2.30pm and Chiwetel Ejiofor takes the title role in Everyman screened from the National Theatre on Thursday July 16 at 7pm.

Tickets for the Spotlight’s first NT Live event are available from Bridlington Blinds and Curtains at the top of Bridge Street and cost £16.

Captions: La Fille Mal Gardee, La Boheme, Carmen, Man and Superman