Theatre, classical music, opera and ballet on the big screen at Playhouse Cinema Louth

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THE Playhouse cinema in Louth is enjoying great success presenting the very best of theatre, classical music, opera and ballet on the big screen.

The world-class programme featuring performances from London’s The National Theatre, Opera Australia and The Bolshoi Ballet is attracting appreciative audiences. a

Gerald Parkes, Managing Director of Parkway cinemas, said: “The Operas from The Salzburg Festival were particularly well received. The Live Stream programming is made possible by the introduction of enhanced digital projection, the technology offers a wonderful opportunity to enjoy brilliant theatrical experiences at The Playhouse It really is the next best thing to being at the live venue with the audience”.

The National Theatre 2012/13 season starts with“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time on September 6, followed by The Last of the Haussman’s with Julia Walters, October 11 and Timon of Athens November 1.

The Bolshoi Ballet Sunday afternoon programme will commence with The Sylphide September 30 and will continue through the season with Swan Lake, The Pharaoh’s Daughter, Nutcracker, Lay Bayadere, Don Quixote, The Right of Spring and Romeo and Juliet.

The Playhouse is undergoing an upgrading programme which includes new seating, improvements to the foyer and a computerised ticketing system with advance booking facilities, either in person of through the cinema website www.parkwaycinemas.co.uk - then click on to Louth. Tickets for live stream events are £12; (£10) and the box office is now open.