Torrance Cultural Arts Center

Hamlet (featuring Benedict Cumberbatch)

Address: 3330 Civic Center Dr., Torrance, CA 90503
Phone: 310-781-7171

Time: 2pm

Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s SherlockThe Imitation Game) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.

Now seen by over 750,000 people worldwide, the original 2015 NT Live broadcast returns to cinemas.

As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralyzed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state. Directed by Lyndsey Turner (PoshChimerica) and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions.

The National Theatre Live takes performances from the London stage to cinemas and performing arts centers worldwide.  Since its first season in 2009 with the acclaimed production of Phédre starring Helen Mirren, over a million people have now experienced the National’s acclaimed work on movie screens around the world.

Now you can catch some of the most talked-about shows in London, for just a fraction of the cost. You can experience – up close and personal – the best of British theatre, shown in high definition on a giant screen. You’ll always have the best view in the house!