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Love Is Strange

After Ben and George get married, George is fired from his teaching post, forcing them to stay with friends separately while they sell their place and look for cheaper housing — a situation that weighs heavily on all involved.

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1 hour, 44 minutes
Rated R


In the Civic Theatre 514
Friday, October 03 @ 5:15 and 7:15 pm
Saturday, October 04 @ 5:00 and 7:00 pm
Sunday, October 05 @ 3:15 and 5:15 pm
Monday, October 06 @ 7:30 pm
Tuesday, October 07 @ 5:00 pm
Wednesday, October 08 @ 7:30 pm
Thursday, October 09 @ 5:00 pm

Civic Theatre of Allentown is proud to offer its 1960’s Pop Culture Series, beginning with a October 21 screening of the classic, The Graduate

Join the fun at Civic’s 1960’s Pop Culture Series which features award-winning classics from the decade. The Civic Theatre presents these films in partnership with the Allentown Art Museum which is celebrating the Museum’s exhibition of Pop Art Icon, Robert Indiana (10/12-01/25). We invite you to celebrate with us!

The Graduate (1967) PG
October 21, 2014 at 7:30 pm

Recent college graduate Benjamin Braddock is trapped into an affair with Mrs. Robinson, who happens to be the wife of his father’s business partner and then finds himself falling in love with her daughter, Elaine.



The Manchurian Candidate (1962) PG
November 4, 2014 at 7:30 pm

A former Korean War POW is brainwashed by Communists into becoming a political assassin. But another former prisoner may know how to save him.




The Apartment (1960) PG
December 9, 2014 at 7:30 pm

A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.



Yellow Submarine (1968) G
January 6, 2015 at 7:30 pm

The Beatles agree to accompany Captain Fred in his Yellow Submarine and go to Pepperland to free it from the music hating Blue Meanies.




Midnight Cowboy (1969) R
January 20, 2015 at 7:30 pm

A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.






My Old Lady

An American inherits an apartment in Paris that comes with an unexpected resident.

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1 hour, 45 minutes
Rated R


In the Civic Theatre 514
Friday, October 03 @ 3:00 and 9:20 pm
Saturday, October 04 @ 2:45 and 9:00  pm
Sunday, October 05 @ 1:00 and 7:30 pm
Monday, October 06 @ 5:00 pm
Tuesday, October 07 @ 7:30 pm
Wednesday, October 08 @ 5:00 pm
Thursday, October 09 @ 7:30 pm

Join the Civic Theatre Film Series on its third annual
film festival excursion to


Sunday, October 19, 2014

You are invited to join members of the Civic Theatre Community — board, staff and volunteers — on a special one-day excursion to the Philadelphia Film Festival.

A coach bus will leave from Civic Theatre (527 N. 19th St, Allentown, PA 18104) at 9:30 am. You will be given tickets for 2 films (titles to be announced later).

After the first film (which will begin around noon) is concluded, you will have time to enjoy lunch in the area (a list of nearby restaurants will be provided on the bus). After the second show (which will begin around 4PM), the bus will be waiting to bring the group back to Allentown non-stop!

The Philadelphia Film Festival has become a launching ground for some of the most highly anticipated films of the year! This is your chance to see two great movies and enjoy a lively discussion and day out with your friends and neighbors who also enjoy fine independent and foreign films!

The cost is $65.00 (includes bus service, driver gratuity, and two films). You may purchase your tickets by calling or visiting the Civic Theatre Box Office at 610-432-8943; with a credit card using the online form below; or may also fill out the form below online and mail it with a check to Civic Theatre, 527 N. 19th Street, Allentown, PA 18104. Make checks payable to Civic Theatre of Allentown. Please note all sales are final. No refunds.

The absolute deadline for reservations is noon Friday, October 10. Questions? Call Susan at 610 432 8943


Please complete this Registration Form to Reserve your seat(s) for the Philadelphia Film Fest Bus Trip.

Once you have completed this form, you may either pay with a credit card online or send your check made payable to Civic Theatre of Allentown & send to:
Susan McDermott, Civic Theatre of Allentown, 527 North 19th Street, Allentown, PA 18104

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Civic Theatre of Allentown
is proud to offer its 2nd Annual Science on Screen™  Series, beginning with a October 15 screening of the classic, Jurassic Park.

Join the fun at Civic’s Science on Screen series which creatively pairs screenings of classic, cult, and documentary films with lively talks by notable figures from the world of science, technology, and medicine. Discover current scientific research and technological advances from top experts. Enjoy an event that is a perfect combination of entertainment and enlightenment – even for the most science-phobic culture vulture!


Jurassic Park (1993) PG 13
October 14, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Speaker: Dr. David Sunderlin, Associate Professor of Geology, Lafayette College
Hands On Activity provided by the DaVinci Science Center.







Inception (2010) PG 13
November 13, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Speaker: Micah Sadigh, Professor of Psychology,
Cedar Crest College
Hands On Activity provided by the DaVinci Science Center.





The Science on Screen™ series is supported by a grant from the Coolidge Corner Theatre Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.


Science on Screen™ events are:

$9 regular admission
$7 for seniors/students
$5 for Civic Theatre members
& members of the Da Vinci Science Center

Civic’s Marquee Members are admitted FREE to Science on Screen™ Events!