BY Experience Donates Projector to Lillian Booth Actors Home; National Theatre Live's THE AUDIENCE to Screen, 6/14
BY Experience announces the donation and installation of high tech digital projector equipment for their partners at The Actors Fund. The equipment will allow the residents of The Lillian Booth Actors Home to enjoy all National Theatre Live theatrical programming, beginning with The Audience on Friday, June 14.
BY Experience (The Met: Live in HD, National Theatre Live), originated the concept of bringing live world-class cultural and music events to cinemas audiences worldwide with a David Bowie album launch concert in 2003. In 2005, they brought the idea of live movie theater transmissions to the Metropolitan Opera. In the intervening years they have become leaders in the live cinema event world, bringing opera, theater, music, radio shows, and fine arts to cinema audiences worldwide with great commercial success. The donation of this equipment is an extension of their long-time commitment to The Actors Fund programs. When not in use for National Theatre Live events, the residents & staff can use the equipment for TV & film viewing and meeting presentations.
Located in Englewood, NJ, the Lillian Booth Actors Home of The Actors Fund is a beautiful, state-of-the-art assisted living and skilled nursing care facility, recently named among the best nursing homes in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The Home's experienced professional staff is committed to providing quality health care and supportive services for everyone who has dedicated their professional lives to performing arts and entertainment, as well as their immediate family members.
Internationally acclaimed actress Helen Mirren's Olivier winning performance as The Queen in the world premiere of Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by Stephen Daldry, will be seen by cinema audiences worldwide when National Theatre Live broadcasts the play live from London's Gielgud Theatre onThursday, June 13, 2013, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings throughout the summer. Following The Audience, the next season ofNational Theatre Live begins in September with Nicholas Hytner's 5-star production of Othello, starring Adrian Lester and Rory Kinnear.
BY EXPERIENCE kicked off the digital revolution of live events to movie theaters and other locations globally with David Bowie's 2003Reality album launch and since then, over 17 million tickets have been sold worldwide for cinema events BY Experience has distributed globally. Credits: Worldwide HD Distribution Representative, The Met: Live in HD series (2006 to present); International (ex-UK) Distribution Representative, the U.K.'s National Theatre Live series (2009 to present); Executive Producer for Cinema Leonardo Live(February 2012), the public radio shows Wait Wait Don't Tell Me! Live (2013), This American Life - Live! with Ira Glass (2008, 2009, 2012) and A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor (February and October 2010), the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of The Importance of Being Earnest (June 2011), Red Hot Chili Peppers Live: I'm With You (August 2011); The Big Four: Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax (June 2010), St. Olaf Christmas Festival (2007 and 2011), the New York Times speaker's series TimesTalks LIVE(2009), David Gilmour: Remember That Night - Live from the Royal Albert Hall (September 2007), Distributor to Cinema Westlife: The Farewell Concert (June 2012), the classic music celebration BBC Last Night of the Proms (2009 - 2012), BBC Electric Proms: Robbie Williams (October 2009). BY Experience distributes to over 60 countries, to 2,000 movie screens. For more information, visit: www.byexperience.net
THE ACTORS FUND is a national human services organization that helps everyone-performers and those behind the scenes-who works in performing arts and entertainment, helping more than 13,500 people directly each year, and hundreds of thousands online. Serving professionals in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance, The Fund's programs include social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and employment and training services. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Actors Fund has-for 131 years-been a safety net for those in need, crisis or transition. Visit www.actorsfund.org or www.actorsfund.org/TheHome.
National Theatre LIVE is The National Theatre of Great Britain's groundbreaking project to broadcast the best of British theatre live from the London stage to cinemas across the UK and around the world. Since its first season, which began in June 2009 with the acclaimed production of Phédre also starring Helen Mirren, over 1.3 million people have now experienced the National's work on movie screens worldwide.