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Ambassadors Cinemas, Woking

Ambassadors Cinemas, Woking

The Ambassadors Cinemas is proud to present the very best in entertainment with our Event Cinema Screenings / Cultural Screenings.
You can enjoy a vast array of theatre, ballet, opera, concerts and even exhibitions in the comfort of your local cinema, either transmitted live via satellite or pre-recorded. See what is on offer below and experience something a bit different on your doorstep.

 

An American in Paris


An American in Paris

This breathtakingly beautiful Tony Award®-Winning Broadway Musical, inspired by the Oscar® winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the 'City of Light'. Featuring the gorgeous music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin (including the classic hits 'S Wonderful and I Got Rhythm), stunning designs, and show-stopping choreography.
 
Jerry Mulligan is an American GI striving to make it as a painter in a city suddenly bursting with hope and possibility. Following a chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer named Lise, the streets of Paris become the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love in the aftermath of war.
 
Tue 07 May
Andre Rieu Maastricht Concert 2019


Andre Rieu Maastricht Concert 2019

Enjoy the unique performances by André Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra, as well as soloists and guest appearances! Every year André makes a big splash with special guest artists at the Vrijthof! Come and join the party and enjoy the irresistible waltzes, classical music, operetta and musicals... an evening you won’t be able to forget. 
 
Sat 27 July
  19:00
Sun 28 July
15:00  
Bolshoi 2018-19: CarmenPetrushka


Bolshoi 2018-19: CarmenPetrushka

Music: Georges Bizet, Rodion Shchedrin and Igor Stravinsky
 
Choreography: Alberto Alonso and Edward Clug
 
Libretto: (For Carmen Suite) Alberto Alonso after Prosper Mérimée
 
Distribution: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet
 
 
Carmen: Impetuous Carmen seduces Don José in order to convince him to let her out of jail. Once outside, she thinks she’s finally free before realizing that she’s in fact prisoner of a love triangle: she wants to be with the famous Torero Escamillo, but she can’t make Don José go away.
 
Petruska: At Saint-Petersburg’s carnival, three puppets are playing the same role over and over: the unhappy lover Petrushka, the coquette and a Moor. Fed up with this endless part that never goes well for him, Petrushka attacks his rival and flees from the puppets theater.
 
Sun 19 May
Live: Everybodys Talking About Jamie


Live: Everybodys Talking About Jamie

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is a modern day fairytale, based on the true story of a 16 year-old with a secret to tell – and dreams to realise.
 
With catchy new songs by Dan Gillespie Sells, lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling, and writer Tom MacRae, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the musical tale of Jamie New: sixteen, on the edge of possibility, not quite fitting in on a council estate in Sheffield… but with big aspirations.
 
But supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies, and steps out of the darkness into the spotlight to become a sensation.
 
Don’t miss this uplifting, enlightening and invigorating new musical!
 
Thu 13 June
NT Live: All My Sons


NT Live: All My Sons

Broadcast live from The Old Vic in London, Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons. 
 
America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. They have built a home, raised two sons and established a thriving business.
 
But nothing lasts forever and their contented lives, already shadowed by the loss of their eldest boy to war, are about to shatter. With the return of a figure from the past, long buried truths are forced to the surface and the price of their American dream is laid bare.
 
Jeremy Herrin (NT Live: This House) directs the cast, which also includes Jenna Coleman (Victoria), and Colin Morgan (Merlin) alongside Bessie Carter, Oliver Johnstone, Kayla Meikle and Sule Rimi.
 
Tue 14 May
NT Live: Small Island


NT Live: Small Island

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.
 
Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury. 
 
The play follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer, and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK.
 
Thu 27 June
One Man, Two Guvnors


One Man, Two Guvnors

Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit One Man, Two Guvnors returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.
 
Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from his fiancée’s dad. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers.
 
Holed up at The Cricketers’ Arms, the permanently ravenous Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with one Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police and waiting to be re-united with Rachel. To prevent discovery, Francis must keep his two guvnors apart.  Simple.
 
Thu 26 September
ROH 2018-19: Faust


ROH 2018-19: Faust

Running time: 3 hours 30 minutes

Gounod's most popular opera returns in David McVicar's stunning Parisian production, with singers including Michael Fabiano, Diana Damrau and Erwin Schrott.

Tue 30 April
ROH 2018-19: Romeo and Juliet


ROH 2018-19: Romeo and Juliet

Running time: 3 hours

Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers encounter passion and tragedy in Kenneth MacMillan's 20th-century ballet masterpiece.

Tue 11 June
ROH 2018-19: Royal Ballet Triple Bill


ROH 2018-19: Royal Ballet Triple Bill

Running time: TBC

The contemporary face of The Royal Ballet in revivals of works by Wheeldon and Pite and a world premiere by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.

Thu 16 May
RSC: Measure for Measure


RSC: Measure for Measure

'TO WHOM SHOULD I COMPLAIN?'
 
When a young novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official, who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for help. When she threatens to expose him, he tells her that no one would believe her. 
 
Shakespeare wrote this play in the early 1600s, yet it remains astonishingly resonant today. Artistic Director Gregory Doran directs this new production.
 
Wed 31 July
RSC: The Taming of the Shrew


RSC: The Taming of the Shrew

IN A REIMAGINED 1590, ENGLAND IS A MATRIARCHY.
Baptista Minola is seeking to sell off her son Katherine to the highest bidder. Cue an explosive battle of the sexes in this electrically charged love story.
 
Justin Audibert (Snow in Midsummer, The Jew of Malta) turns Shakespeare's fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism on its head to offer a fresh perspective on its portrayal of hierarchy and power.
 
Wed 05 June
The Lehman Trilogy


The Lehman Trilogy

On a cold September morning in 1844 a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life in the new world. He is joined by his two brothers and an American epic begins.
 
163 years later, the firm they establish – Lehman Brothers – spectacularly collapses into bankruptcy, and triggers the largest financial crisis in history.
 
Thu 25 July