Cinema at Airdrie Town Hall

The NutcrackerCinema Live: The Nutcracker

Sunday 11 December, 2pm
Adults £15, Concessions £12.50, Under 12s £10

Join Clara at a delightful Christmas Eve party that becomes a magical adventure once everyone else is tucked up in bed. Marvel at the brilliance of Tchaikovsky’s score, as Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker fight the Mouse King and visit the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Prince in the glittering Kingdom of Sweets. Peter Wright’s much-loved production for The Royal Ballet, with gorgeous period designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman, keeps true to the spirit of this festive ballet classic, combining the thrill of the fairy tale with spectacular classical dancing.

Running time: 2 hours and 45 minutes (including one interval)
Certificate 12A

Cinema: Andre Rieu in DublinCinema: André Rieu in Dublin

Saturday 7 January 2023, 2.30pm

Sunday 8 January 2023, 2.30pm

Adults £15, Concessions £12.50, Under 12s £10

Start 2023 in style with André Rieu in Dublin. Exclusive to cinemas this celebratory concert is the best way to welcome in the new year!

André and his Johann Strauss Orchestra will delight you with romantic melodies, popular classics, party tunes and beloved waltzes.

André in Dublin is the maestro’s first recorded concert in the Irish capital for more than 20 years – it is a truly special event not to be missed.

Bring your loved ones to your local cinema and enjoy an evening of music and dance on the big screen with André Rieu. Happy New Year!!

Cert: 12A

Like Water for ChocolateCinema: Like Water for Chocolate

Sunday 22 January 2023, 2pm
Adults £15, Concessions £12.50, Under 12s £10
A modern Mexican classic of magic realism provides the basis for The Royal Ballet’s new full-length work, reuniting Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon with the creative team who transformed Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and The Winter’s Tale into dance, composer Joby Talbot and designer Bob Crowley.
The ballet is inspired by Laura Esquivel’s novel – a captivating family saga where the central character’s emotions spill out through cooking to influence everyone around her in startling and dramatic ways. In this co-production with American Ballet Theatre, Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra also acts as musical consultant for Talbot’s newly commissioned score, and Wheeldon has worked closely with Esquivel to reshape her richly layered story into an entertaining and engrossing new ballet.A co-production between The Royal Ballet and American Ballet Theatre
Running time: 3 hours and 10 minutes (including one interval)
Filmed in: June 2022
Certificate 12A

The Barber of SevilleCinema Live: The Barber Of Seville

Sunday 19 February 2023, 2pm
Adults £15, Over 60 £12.50,Under 12’s £10

When Rosina falls in love with a mysterious young suitor who calls himself Lindoro, she must use all her cunning – and a little help from her local barber – to outwit her calculating guardian Dr Bartolo.
Expect heart-melting serenades, ridiculous disguises and a fairytale ending waiting just out of reach. From the barber’s famous opening number ‘Largo al factotum,’ with its cry of ‘Figaro! Figaro!,’ to Rosina’s feisty aria ‘Una voce poco fa,’ Gioachino Rossini’s comic opera is a riotously entertaining affair. Rafael Payare makes his Royal Opera House debut conducting an outstanding international cast that includes Andrzej Filończyk, Aigul Akhmetshina, Lawrence Brownlee and Bryn Terfel.

Sung in Italian with English subtitles
Running time: 3 hours and 45 minutes (including one interval)
All Live Cinema Screenings are classified 12A by the BBFC. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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TurandotCinema Live: Turandot

Wednesday 22 March 2023, 7.15pm

Sunday 26 March 2023, 2pm

Adults £15, Over 60 £12.50,Under 12’s £10

In the court of Princess Turandot, suitors who fail to solve her riddles are brutally killed. But when a mysterious Prince answers one correctly, suddenly he holds all the power – and a glorious secret. When life hangs in the balance, can love conquer all?

Puccini’s score is rich in musical marvels (featuring the famous aria ‘Nessun dorma’), while Andrei Serban’s production draws on Chinese theatrical traditions to evoke a colourful fantasy tableau of ancient Peking. Antonio Pappano conducts Anna Pirozzi in the title role and Yonghoon Lee as Calaf.

Sung in Italian with English subtitles
Running time: 3 hours and 20 minutes (including two intervals)
Certificate 12A – children must be accompanied by an adult

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CinderellaCinema Live: Cinderella

Sunday 16 April 2023, 2pm
Adults £15, Over 60 £12.50,Under 12’s £10

Royal Ballet Founder Choreographer Frederick Ashton’s Cinderella celebrates its 75th anniversary this Season. The ballet’s opening night in 1948, featuring Moira Shearer and Michael Somes in the lead roles, was received rapturously. After over a decade away from the Royal Opera House stage, Ashton’s timeless reworking of Charles Perrault’s famous rags-to-riches story returns, showcasing the choreographer’s deft musicality and the beauty of Prokofiev’s transcendent score. A creative team steeped in the magic of theatre, film, dance and opera brings new atmosphere to Cinderella’s ethereal world of fairy godmothers and pumpkin carriages, handsome princes and finding true love.

Running time: Approximately 3 hours

Certificate 12A

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The Marriage of FigaroCinema: The Marriage of Figaro

Sunday 30 April 2023, 2pm
Adults £15, Over 60 £12.50,Under 12’s £10

Servants Figaro and Susanna are filled with excitement on their wedding day, but there’s a hitch: their employer, the Count Almaviva, has dishonourable intentions of his own towards the bride-to-be.
With more twists than a page boy’s stockings, the story of Mozart’s comic opera will surprise and delight you at every turn. Come for the music and stay for the cross-dressing hilarity, all unfolding over the course of one crazy, topsy-turvy day in the Almaviva household. Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts a truly international cast in David McVicar’s timeless production.

Sung in Italian with English subtitles
Running time: 4 hours (including one interval)

Cert 12A – all children must be accompanied by an adult
Filmed in January 2022

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The Sleeping BeautyLive Cinema: The Sleeping Beauty

Sunday 28 May 2023, 2pm
Adults £15, Over 60 £12.50,Under 12’s £10

Choreography: Marius Petipa
Additional choreography: Frederick Ashton, Anthony Dowell and Christopher Wheeldon
Production: Monica Mason and Christopher Newton after Ninette de Valois and Nicholas Sergeyev
Music: Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
Original designs: Oliver Messel
Additional designs: Peter Farmer
Lighting designer: Mark Jonathan
Conducted by: Koen Kessels

Running time: 3 hours and 25 minutes (including two intervals)
Certificate 12A – all children to be accompanied by an adult

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Il TrovatoreCinema Live: Il Trovatore

Sunday 18 June 2023, 2pm
Adults £15, Over 60 £12.50,Under 12’s £10
Passions run high as Manrico and the Count di Luna compete for the affections of Leonora. Little do they know, Manrico’s mother Azucena has been keeping a terrible secret for decades. Soon a curse from the past will rise up from the ashes with devastating implications for them all.

Starring Ludovic Tézier and Jamie Barton, Adele Thomas’s energetic staging sets Verdi’s tale in a Hieronymus Bosch-inspired universe of medieval superstition. Antonio Pappano conducts Verdi’s dramatic score, which features the famous ‘Anvil’ chorus.

Sung in Italian with English subtitles
Running time: 3 hours and 25 minutes (including one interval)
Cert 12A – all children must be accompanied by an adult

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