OCCC to screen NTL’s “Obsession” starring Jude Law

OCCC continues to bring National Theatre Live! pre-recorded productions to the metro

    (Published: 01-05-18)

Jude Law stars in National Theatre Live's "Obsession," screening at OCCC Jan. 21

Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) and Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre (CityRep) have again partnered with National Theatre Live! (NTL) to present theater productions to audiences in the college’s Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) Theater. The next NTL screening is “Obsession” Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at 6 p.m.

Jude Law (“The Young Pope,” “Closer,” “The Talented Mr Ripley”) stars in the stage production of “Obsession,” recorded live from the Barbican Theatre in London this last year. Ivo van Hove directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film.

Gino is a drifter, down-at-heel and magnetically handsome. At a road side restaurant, he encounters husband and wife, Giuseppe and Giovanna. Irresistibly attracted to each other, Gino and Giovanna begin a fiery affair and plot to murder her husband. But, in this chilling tale of passion and destruction, the crime only serves to tear them apart.

This psychological thriller is assured to allure audiences who relished films such as “Gone Girl,” “Nocturnal Animals” and “Girl on the Train.” 

All NTL events at OCCC are encore presentations pre-recorded in high-definition. The remainder of the 2017-2018 NTL lineup includes:

  • “Obsession,” Jan. 21, 2018
  • “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” April 5, 2018
  • “Yerma,” May 6, 2018

Each showing begins at 6 p.m. in the college’s VPAC Theater. Adult tickets are now available online for $15 at tickets.occc.edu. Children and student tickets are available at the door for $5. For tickets or information visit tickets.occc.edu or call 405-682-7579.

NTL is the National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to broadcast the best of British theater live from the London stage to cinemas across the United Kingdom and around the world.

OCCC enrolls more than 20,000 students annually. The college is currently the largest adult basic education provider in the state. OCCC offers a full range of associate degree programs that prepare students to transfer to baccalaureate institutions while other degree and certificate programs prepare students for immediate employment. At OCCC, students receive a quality education with small class sizes, dedicated professors and leadership opportunities. Students can choose from more than 60 major fields of study and participate in any of the 40+ clubs and organizations. For more information about OCCC, visit www.occc.edu.