Arts Council Announces Schedule for Cinematic HD Screenings at Hanesbrands Theatre
“Kinky Boots” kicks off series on Sunday, September 15
Winston-Salem, NC (August 28, 2019) -- The Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County has announced the lineup for it 2019-2020 Cinematic HD Screenings beginning with “Kinky Boots” on Sunday, September 15. Kinky boots closed on Broadway earlier this year after winning every Best Musical Award, including The Tony, the Grammy, and London’s Oliver Award.
The nine-event series includes stage productions that range from musical comedy to Shakespeare. All screenings will be at Hanesbrands Theatre at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts using its new Digital Cinema Projector.
“Thanks to the continuing generosity of residents of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, The Arts Council has the facilities, equipment and professional personnel required to bring to local audiences these top quality theatre experiences,” said Randy Eaddy, President and CEO of the Arts Council. “It is one more way that we can achieve our mission of ‘touching every corner’ of the community.”
The 2019-2020 Cinematic HD Screenings series includes Kinky Boots (Sunday, Sept. 15 at 2 pm) and 42nd Street (Sunday, October 13 at 2 pm) – both musicals BY Experience HD. Frankenstein (Thursday, October 31 at 7 pm), Hamlet (Sunday, November 10 at 2 pm), All about Eve (Sunday, January 12 at 2 pm), All My Sons (Sunday, February 2 at 2 pm), Present Laughter (Sunday, April 5 at 2 pm), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Sunday, May 10 at 2 pm), and Fleabag (Sunday, May 31 at 2 pm) are from NT Live, an initiative operated by the Royal National Theatre in London, which broadcasts live via satellite, performances of their productions and other theatres to cinemas and arts centers around the world.
Tickets are on sale at 336-747-1414 or hanesbrandstheatre.com.
Winston-Salem, known as a City of Arts and Innovation, and Forsyth County have a robust arts community that enriches the lives of area residents every day and accounts in large part for the recognition they continue to receive as a great place to live, learn, work and play. Forsyth County’s nonprofit arts industry supports 5,559 full time equivalent jobs; accounts for more than $129 million in resident household income, and generates more than $14.8 million in local and state tax revenues.