Stanza Media's event cinema season launches

Author: Stanza Media

Stanza Media's summer event cinema season 'Great Stage On Screen' launches this month with 6 of Chris Hunt's performance captures.

  • Kiss Me, Kate! | Copyright: © Stanza Media

    Kiss Me, Kate! © Stanza Media

  • Hugh Jackman and Maureen Lipman in Oklahoma! | Copyright: © Stanza Media

    Hugh Jackman and Maureen Lipman in Oklahoma! © Stanza Media

  • Ian McKellen as King Lear | Copyright: © Stanza Media

    Ian McKellen as King Lear © Stanza Media

'Great Stage On Screen', the event cinema season of award-winning plays, musicals and concerts produced and/or directed by Chris Hunt, launches in the US this month. Plans are underway for a selected series to follow in the UK.

Curated and produced by Stanza Media and Susan Wittenberg's Ace Arts, and distributed by Spotlight Cinema Networks' Cinelife Entertainment division, its first six events won 3 Emmys and 2 Emmy nominations, as well as the stage works themselves winning 6 Tonys, an Olivier and 2 Olivier award nominations, 8 Drama Desk awards and more besides.

Stars featured include Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, Gillian Anderson, Ruthie Henshall, Elaine Stritch and others. The productions are: Oklahoma!; Kiss Me, Kate!; King Lear; The Merchant of Venice; Elaine Stritch At Liberty, and Some Enchanted Evening - a Richard Rodgers Gala.

The 'Great Stage On Screen' season is planned to be extended this year by adding two ballets by allied producers, and to run on an annual basis.



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EuroArts Music International

A witty yet profound tale of love, betrayal, and forgiveness.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Jules Massenet: Cendrillon / Theatre Freiburg

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

A production by Naxos of Jules Massenet’s fairy-tale opera Cendrillon featuring critically acclaimed British-Swiss soprano Kim-Lillian Strebel.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Andris Nelsons – The Inaugural Concert

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Accentus Music releases the gala concert with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig and works by Mendelssohn, Berg and Schleiermacher on DVD and Blu-ray.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Bregenz Festival – Lake Stage Opera Box

C Major Entertainment

Five outstanding Operas from Bregenz Festivals´ amazing lake stage: Aida, Andrea Chénier, Die Zauberflöte, Turandot and Carmen.


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