***Starts Thursday, October 17th at 7:30pm!***
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
Rated PG for intense sequences of fantasy action/violence and brief scary images
Teresa Mahoney, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, Michelle Pfeiffer
Maleficent and her
goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind
them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials,
unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.
The Cotton Club Encore - 1984
Rated PG for intense sequences of fantasy action/violence and brief scary images
Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Nicolas Cage, Laurence Fishburne
The Cotton Club
was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people who
visited the club, those who ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music
that made it so famous.
|The Creature from the Black Lagoon - 1954
Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning
expedition searching for fossils along the Amazon River discovers a
prehistoric Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. The explorers
capture the mysterious creature, but it breaks free. The Gill-Man
returns to kidnap the lovely Kay, fiancée of one in the
expedition, with whom it has fallen in love.
|The Invisible Man - 1933
Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, William Harrigan
Working in Dr.
Cranley's laboratory, scientist Jack Griffin was always given the
latitude to conduct some of his own experiments. His sudden departure,
however, has Cranley's daughter Flora worried about him. Griffin has
taken a room at the nearby Lion's Head Inn, hoping to reverse an
experiment he conducted on himself that made him invisible.
Unfortunately, the drug he used has also warped his mind, making him
aggressive and dangerous. He's prepared to do whatever it takes to
restore his appearance, and several will die in the process.
|Cinderella and the Secret Prince
Rated PG for mild action
voice talents by: Cassandra Lee Morris, Chris Niosi, R. Martin Klein
During the Royal
Ball, Cinderella and her mice fellows discover a secret that could
shake their world: the real prince has turned into a mouse by the evil
witch, and the "Prince" from the Royal Ball is in fact a fraud. Now,
Cinderella and her friends are going to begin a whole new adventure to
save the real Prince, and help him defeat the evil force.
Sladen Peltier, Forrest Goodluck, Ajuawak Kapashesit
Follows the life
of Native Canadian Saul Indian Horse as he survives residential school
and life amongst the racism of the 1970s. A talented hockey player,
Saul must find his own path as he battles stereotypes and alcoholism.
Rated PG-13 for substance abuse, thematic content, some strong language, and smoking
Jessie Buckley, Renée Zellweger, Rufus Sewell
Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.
Rated PG for some action and mild rude humor
voice talents by: Albert Tsai, Chloe Bennet, Sarah Paulson
A magical Yeti must return to his family.
|The Peanut Butter Falcon
Rated PG-13 for thematic content, language throughout, some violence and smoking
Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, Zack Gottsagen
The Peanut Butter
Falcon is an adventure story set in the world of a modern Mark Twain
that begins when Zak (22), a young man with Down syndrome runs away
from a nursing home where he lives to chase his dream of becoming a
professional wrestler and attending the wrestling school of The Salt
Water Redneck. Through circumstances beyond their control Tyler (32), a
small time outlaw on the run becomes Zak's unlikely coach and ally.
Together they wind through deltas, elude capture, drink whisky, find
God, catch fish, and convince Eleanor (28), a kind nursing home
employee with a story of her own to join them on their journey.
|The Art of Racing in the Rain
Rated PG for thematic material
Kevin Costner, Amanda Seyfried, Milo Ventimiglia, Kathy Baker, Gary Cole
Dog lovers believe their canine family members understand language, comprehend events, have opinions, exude loyalty. In THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN,
wise old dog Enzo Swift shares thoughts about the life experiences
which prepared him to protect his family in times of greatest need.
October 17th at 6:00pm
Kinky Boots - The Musical
Matt Henry, Killian Donnelly, Natalie McQueen
at the Adelphi Theatre in London, Kinky Boots the Tony, Grammy &
Olivier Award-winning musical from pop icon Cyndi Lauper and legendary
playwright Harvey Fierstein, directed and choreography by Tony
Award-winner Jerry Mitchell and based on the film written by Geoff
Deane and Tim Firth.
Inspired by true events, this huge-hearted hit tells the story of two
people with nothing in common – or so they think. Charlie (played
by Olivier Award nominee Killian Donnelly) is a factory owner
struggling to save his family business, and Lola (played by Matt Henry,
who won an Olivier Award for the role) is a fabulous entertainer with a
wildly exciting idea. With a little compassion and a lot of
understanding, this unexpected pair learn to embrace their differences
and create a line of sturdy stilettos unlike any the world has ever
seen! But in the end, their most sensational achievement is their
October 17th at 6:30pm
Grease Sing-A-Long with SCOOTER
Rated PG-13 for sexual content including references, teen smoking and drinking, and language
John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing
Rydell High's most famous graduating class is going back to school.
One of The Villages favorite entertainers Scooter The DJ and Rialto
Theatre brings the highest-grossing musical of all time, "Grease"
(1978), to the big screen as a sing-along.
Join Danny and Sandy with your own crew of T-Birds and Pink Ladies for a carnival ride back to those amazing summer nights!
October 18th at 6:30pm
director Emma Rice brings her unique, exuberantly impish vision to
Angela Carter’s great last novel in this brand-new theatre production.
A big, bawdy tangle of theatrical joy and heartbreak, Wise Children is
a celebration of show business, family, forgiveness and hope, with a
generous dash of Shakespeare, scandal and mischief, taking the audience
on a rollercoaster ride of emotion.
In Brixton, Nora and Dora
Chance – twin chorus girls born and bred south of the river – are
celebrating their 75th birthday. Over the river in Chelsea, their
father – and greatest actor of his generation – Melchior Hazard turns
100 on the same day. As does his twin brother Peregrine. If, in fact,
he’s still alive. And if, in truth, Melchior is their real father after
all… Performed by a talented ensemble cast, this entertaining,
all-singing and dancing show opened to a raft of 4 and 5-star reviews
at London’s Old Vic in 2018. Adapted and directed by Emma Rice, the
former Artistic Director of Kneehigh and Shakespeare’s Globe, it was
filmed for the cinema screen at York Theatre Royal and is ‘pure,
unadulterated theatre.’ (★★★★★ Broadway World)
October 19th at 2:30pm
An Ideal Husband
Faith Omole, Frances Barber, Sally Bretton , Susan Hampshire, Freddie Fox
new production of the Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar
Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, was broadcast live to cinemas from the
Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End and is now available as a
recorded programme. Directed by Jonathan Church, this entertaining and
still topical play brings an act of political sin into the heart of the
English home. As an ambitious government minister, Sir Robert
Chiltern’s smooth ascent to the top seems assured until Mrs
Cheveley appears in London with damning proof of his previous financial
chicanery. The talented ensemble cast includes real-life father and son
Edward (The Audience, West End; The Day of the Jackal, ITV) and Freddie
Fox (The Judas Kiss, West End; Cucumber & Banana, Channel 4; E4),
Olivier Award-nominated Frances Barber (Silk, BBC; Antony and
Cleopatra, Shakespeare’s Globe), Olivier Award-winner Nathaniel
Parker (This House, West End; Wolf Hall, West End & Broadway),
Sally Bretton (Not Going Out, BBC; King Lear, Shakespeare’s
Globe) and Susan Hampshire (Forsyte Saga, Monarch of the Glen, BBC).
In An Ideal Husband, an ambitious government minister, Sir Robert
Chiltern, is on an assured smooth ascent to the top. Until Mrs Cheveley
appears in London with damning proof of his previous financial
chicanery, that is.
October 20th at 2:30pm
Matthew Bourne's SWAN LAKE
Bourne’s Swan Lake comes to cinemas with a fresh look for the
21st century and is ‘as bold and beautiful as ever’ (★★★★★
Telegraph). This thrilling, audacious and witty production is perhaps
still best known for replacing the female corps-de-ballet with a
menacing male ensemble, which shattered convention, turned tradition
upside down and took the dance world by storm. Retaining the iconic
elements of the original staging loved by millions around the world,
Matthew Bourne and award-winning designers Lez Brotherston (Set &
Costumes) and Paule Constable (Lighting) have created a
‘spellbinding’ (★★★★★ Independent) re-imagining of this
classic New Adventures production. Filmed live at Sadler’s Wells
Theatre in London Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake stars Will Bozier as
The Swan/The Stranger, Liam Mower as The Prince and Nicole Kabera as
Collecting over thirty international accolades including an Olivier
Award and three Tonys on Broadway, Matthew Bourne’s powerful
interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s beloved tale is ‘still
original, still unmissable’ (★★★★★ Metro), a passionate and
contemporary Swan Lake for our times.
October 21st & 23rd at 1:00pm
Gauguin in Tahiti: Paradise Lost
1891 Gauguin left Marseille for the Pacific, marking the beginning of a
journey towards the essence of life and art, and forging his destiny as
one of the greatest modern painters who ever lived. Gauguin in Tahiti:
Paradise Lost will take us on the trail of a story that has become myth.
October 22nd at 2:00pm
42nd Street - The Musical
Philip Bertioli, Billie-Kay, Emma Caffrey
of Broadway's most classic and beloved tales, 42nd Street, comes to the
big screen in the largest ever production of the show. The musical
tells the story of Peggy Sawyer, a talented young performer with stars
in her eyes who gets her big break on Broadway.
Peggy arrives to New York City from her hometown of Allentown,
Pennsylvania and her talent catches the eye of legendary Broadway
director Julian Marsh. She gets a spot in the chorus of Pretty Lady.
Dorothy Brock, the classic Broadway diva and star of the show, takes a
dislike to the new girl. When Dorothy is injured, Pretty Lady looks
like it will have to close, unless a new girl talented enough to lead
the show can be found — someone like Peggy Sawyer!
Filmed at London’s Theatre Royal the production is directed by
the original author of the show, Mark Bramble. This eye-watering
extravaganza is full of crowd-pleasing tap dances, popular musical
theatre standards, and show-stopping ensemble production numbers.
October 23rd at 6:00pm
Jonny Lee Miller, Benedict Cumberbatch, Andreea Paduraru, Naomie Harris
live in 2011 from the National Theatre stage in London, this thrilling,
sold-out production became an international sensation, experienced by
almost half a million people in cinemas around the world.
by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog
Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (Hamlet, BBC’s
Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Trainspotting) alternating
between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation.
in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered
creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck
maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the increasingly
desperate and vengeful Creature determines to track down his creator
and strike a terrifying deal.
parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and
evil, are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic
Show image photograph (Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller) by Clare Nicholson
Production photographs by Catherine Ashmore
October 24th at 7:00pm
Mollee Grey, Brian Bothsworth, Eric Roberts
once-in-a-lifetime currency collapse leads to rioting and anarchy
throughout the nation. In the city of Zanesville, Ohio, one family
prepares for a quick exit out of town. Rick, a father of five (Kevin
Sorbo), having barely survived being caught in a riot in one of the
hardest-hit areas of the city, orders his children to quickly prepare
Suddenly, the family is targeted by looters and their
father is shot. At the mother’s urging (Julia Denton), the children
flee for the hundreds of acres of woods behind their home. Surrounded
by violence and a burning city, they create a shelter and they do their
best to survive. Without weapons to defend themselves, they are
resolved to try to hide from the ever-encroaching marauders all around
In the riveting conclusion, forgiveness unites the
bitterest of enemies, proving that love covers a vast multitude of even
seemingly unforgivable sins.