On April 20, 2022

National Theatre live presents ‘The Book of Dust’ at Paramount Theatre

Thursday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m.— RUTLAND — Set 12 years before his epic “His Dark Materials” trilogy, this gripping adaptation revisits Phillip Pullman’s fantastical world in which waters are rising and storms are brewing.

Two young people and their dæmons, with everything at stake, find themselves at the centre of a terrifying manhunt. In their care is a tiny child called Lyra Belacqua, and in that child lies the fate of the future. And as the waters rise around them, powerful adversaries conspire for mastery of Dust: salvation to some, the source of infinite corruption to others.

Eighteen years after his groundbreaking production of “His Dark Materials” at the National Theatre, director Nicholas Hytner returns to Pullman’s parallel universe. Broadcast live from London’s Bridge Theatre.

Join us one-hour before showtime for a pre-screening cocktail hour (cash bar) and discussion on the broadcast. Tickets on sale for $15. To purchase online, visit paramountvt.org/event/the-book-of-dust/

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