Summer Film Series

Summer FILM SERIES: The great american musical

  • Great family fun in the summertime
  • Four consecutive Wednesday evenings – all at 7PM
  • Relax in our beautiful, intimate, and air conditioned Suzanne Roberts Theatre on the Avenue of the Arts
  • Enjoy classic movie theater candy and cool refreshments (for adults and kids)

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11
FUNNY GIRL

Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif
Columbia Pictures; Directed by William Wyler
Rated G; 149 minutes; 1968
Marvelous musical biography of the legendary Ziegfield girl, Fanny Brice. Fanny (Barbra Streisand) was all-laughs on-stage, but her personal life was considered a tragedy. Barbra Streisand received an Academy Award® for her leading role.

 


WEDNESDAY, JULY 18
BYE, BYE BIRDIE

Dick Van Dyke, Janet Leigh, Ann-Margret
Columbia Pictures; Directed by George Sidney
Rated G; 112 minutes; 1963
A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his “farewell” television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25
GREASE (sing-a-long version)

John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing
Paramount Pictures; Directed by Randal Kleiser
Rated PG; 100 minutes; 1978
Beloved by audiences of all ages this high-energy musical follows the romance of innocent Sandy and bad-boy greaser Danny Zuko. With songs that everyone knows and loves, fast cars, and great dance moves this film musical homage to the age of rock ‘n’ roll remains an audience favorite. Grease is the word!

 

WEDNESDAY, August 1
DREAMGIRLS

Jamie Foxx, Beyonce Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Hudson
Dreamworks; Directed by Bill Condon
Rated PG-13; 131 minutes; 2006
Based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, a trio of black female soul singers goes from just a group with talent to being a crossover hit on the pop charts in the early 60s. The friendship of the three girls from Chicago is put to the test when they are faced with the pressure of money, fame and adulation. Features the Grammy winning song “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going.”