New Jersey Stage

Friday, July 26, 2013

HD BROADCASTS AT THE STATE THEATRE FOR SUMMER OF 2013

(New Brunswick, NJ) -- This summer, State Theatre presents a wide array of HD broadcasts to be presented on a larger-than-life 46-foot screen. Included will be four exciting ballet and opera in cinema performances. Captured live from the Bolshoi Theatre in Russia is La Sylphide (7/21/13) and La Bayadre (8/10/13) featuring the Bolshoi Ballet. This summers opera presentations include the film The Magic Flute (7/28/13) directed by Kenneth Branagh, and Mozarts Don Giovanni (8/24/13) captured live from La Scala in Italy.
The summer HD broadcasts continue with a rock documentary and two concerts. The iconic story of Sound City (8/10/13), directed by Dave Grohl explores the recording studios long history and the musicians who made their careers in the studio. At the end of August is Peter Gabriel: New Blood Live In London (8/24/13). Filmed in March 2011, New Blood Live captures Peter Gabriel performing live with the 46-piece New Blood Orchestra at Hammerstein Apollo. Then in September, State Theatre presents Andr Rieu Live in Maastricht (9/15/13), featuring a backstage interview with violinist/conductor, exclusively for cinema audiences.

Summer in July will also include PG matinee films suitable for the entire family. These summer movies include 2010 remake of The Karate Kid (7/24/13) featuring Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith and the wild circus animated adventure, Madagascar 3 (7/30/13).

JULY

HD BROADCAST
La Sylphide
Captured live from the Bolshoi Ballet
Sun, July 21, 2013 at 3pm

Starring Ekaterina Krysanova as the Slyph and Vyacheslav Lopatin as James, La Sylphide is a classic romantic ballet that captures the tradition and spirit of love and dance.
Tickets are $12.


PG MATINEE
The Karate Kid starring Jackie Chan
Wed, July 24, 2013 at 10:30am

Twelve-year old Dre Parker just moved in China with his mother and is left alone in unfamiliar land with no friends. Dre meets Mr. Han, a master of kung fu who teaches him about maturity and self-defense.
Tickets are $5.


HD BROADCAST
The Magic Flute
A Film by Kenneth Branagh
Sun, July 28, 2013 at 3pm

The Magic Flute is a story of adventure and romance guided by the original music of Mozart. The film stars Ren Pape, Tom Randle, Lyubov Petrova, and Silvia Moi.
Tickets are $12.


PG MATINEE
Madagascar 3
Tue, July 30, 2013 at 10:30am

Witness Alex, Marty, Gloria, and Melman in their struggle of returning home to New York. Their journey will take them through obstacles as they navigate through Europe while in a traveling circus.
Tickets are $5.

AUGUST


HD BROADCAST
La Bayadre
Captured live from the Bolshoi Ballet
Sat, August 10, 2013 at 3pm

Starring Svetlana Zakharova as Nikia and Maria Alexanrova as Gamzatti, La Bayadre tells the story of impossible love beween two individuals. Set in the scenic country of India, La Bayadre displays unique choreography especially with The Kingdom of the Shades, one of the most celebrated exerpts in ballet.
Tickets are $12.


CONCERT in HD
Sound City
Directed by Dave Grohl
Sat, August 10, 2013 at 8pm

This concert documentary focuses on the iconic Sound City recording studio which housed countless legendary music bands and singers. The film is complete with rock n roll history and plenty of live musical appearances.
Tickets are $12.


HD BROADCAST
Don Giovanni
Captured live from La Scala
Sat, August 24, 2013 at 3pm

See Don Giovanni, a promiscuous and arrogant nobleman who refuses to change, is personally invited down to hell. Commonly recognized as the greatest opera ever composed, Mozarts classic tale of Don Giovanni is known for its comedy, melodrama, and the supernatural.
Tickets are $12.


CONCERT in HD
Peter Gabriel: New Blood in HD
Sat, August 24, 2013 at 8pm

Filmed live from the Hammersmith Apollo in London, Peter Gabriel performs live with the New Blood Orchestra. The set list will include cover versions from his Scratch My Back album plus some of his classic solo tracks with new orchestral arrangements.
Tickets are $12.

SEPTEMBER

CONCERT in HD
Andr Rieu Live in Maastricht 2012 in HD
Sun, September 15, 2013 at 2pm

Captured live from the Netherlands, join Andr Rieu in his hometown concertLive in Maastrichtwhere he will be joined by the Johann Strauss Orchestra, Royal Choir Societys Maastreechter Staar, the Harlem Gospel Choir, and more in what will be a spectacular music celebration.
Tickets are $12.


For tickets or more information, call the State Theatre ticket office at 732-246-SHOW (7469), or visit us online at www.StateTheatreNJ.org . The State Theatre ticket office, located at 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick NJ, is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 10am to 6pm; Wednesday 11am to 7pm; Friday, 10am to 5pm; and at least three hours prior to curtain on performance dates, unless otherwise specified. For information on group outings and discounts, call 732-247-7200, ext. 517. Some additional ticket and transaction fees may apply.


State Theatre, a premier nonprofit venue for the performing arts and entertainment. The theater exists to enrich peoples lives, contribute to a vital urban environment, and build future audiences by presenting the finest performing artists and entertainers and fostering lifetime appreciation for the performing arts through education. The State Theatres programs are made possible, in part, by funding from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and contributions from numerous corporations, foundations, and individuals. The Heldrich is the official hotel of the State Theatre. Magic 98.3 is the official radio station of the State Theatre. The Star-Ledger is the official newspaper of the State Theatre.