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Florence Foster Jenkins

A wealthy New York heiress (Meryl Streep) attempts to become an opera singer despite her horrible singing voice. Hugh Grant and Rebecca Ferguson co-star in this biopic directed by Stephen Frears.

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19th St. Theatre
Fri (8/26)- 2:00, 4:45, 7:30 pm
Sat (8/27)- 2:00, 4:45, 7:30 pm
Sun (8/28)- 2:00, 4:45, 7:35 pm
Mon (8/29)- 4:00, 7:00 pm
Tues (8/30)- 4:00 pm
Weds (8/31)- 4:00 pm
Thurs (9/1)- 4:00 pm

Rated PG Running Time 1 hour 50 minutes

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Captain Fantastic

In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.

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Theatre514
Fri (8/26)- 4:00, 7:00 pm
Sat (8/27)- 1:00, 4:00, 7:00 pm
Sun (8/28)- 1:00, 4:00 pm
Mon (8/29)- 4:00, 7:00 pm
Tues (8/30)- 4:00 pm
Weds (8/31)- 4:00 pm
Thurs (9/1)- 4:00 pm

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Rated R Running Time 1 hour 58 minutes

LGBT Series

LGBT Film Series hosted by: Civic Theatre of Allentown, ArtsQuest, and Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center

Presented by: TD Bank

The Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, ArtsQuest and Civic are teaming up to present ten films covering multiple aspects of the LGBTQIA experience, including a drama shot in the Wilkes-Barre area (AWOL) and a documentary about an Eskimo community throwing a Pride celebration (Two Soft Things, Two Hard Things), and award-winning films from the Sundance and Tribeca Film Festivals!

The Celluloid Closet

August 25 at ArtsQuest @ 8:00pm

A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film. *Screening at ArtsQuest

Viva

August 28 at Theatre514 in Allentown @ 7:15pm

When his estranged father returns, a hairdresser is forced to quit performing at the local drag club.

Women Who Kill

August 31 at ArtsQuest @ 7:15pm

Commitment phobic Morgan and her ex-girlfriend Jean, locally famous true crime podcasters, suspect Morgan’s new love interest is a murderer. *Screening at ArtsQuest

AWOL

September 8 at ArtsQuest @ 7:15pm

A young woman Joey is in search of direction in her small town. A visit to an army recruiting office appears to provide a path, but when she meets and falls in love with Rayna that path diverges in ways that neither woman anticipates. Deb Shoval, director of AWOL, will be in attendance for a Q&A. *Screening at ArtsQuest

Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party

September 13 at Theatre514 in Allentown @ 7:15pm

Preacher’s kid Henry Gamble is turning 17 today. Bring your swimsuit.

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Spa Night

September 15 at ArtsQuest @ 7:15pm

A closeted Korean-American teenager takes a job at a Korean spa to help his struggling family, only to discover an underground world of gay sex at the spa that both scares and excites him. *Screening at ArtsQuest

Two Soft Things, Two Hard Things

September 20 at Theatre514 in Allentown @ 7:15pm


A feature documentary that explores the complexities of a remote Arctic community holding an LGBTQ pride celebration.

Talk back to follow the film facilitated by Amy Corbin, Associate Professor of Media and Communication and Film Studies at Muhlenberg College

Burroughs: The Movie

September 26 at Theatre514 in Allentown @ 7:15pm


Burroughs: The Movie explores the life and times of controversial Naked Lunch author William S. Burroughs, with an intimacy never before seen and never repeated. The film charts the development of Burroughs’ unique literary style and his wildly unconventional life, including his travels from the American Midwest to North Africa and several personal tragedies. Talk back to follow facilitated by Dawn Lonsinger, Assistant Professor of English at Muhlenberg College.

Rocky Horror Picture Show

September 30 at ArtsQuest


A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. *Screening at ArtsQuest

Freeheld

October 1 at Theatre514 in Allentown @ 7:15pm

New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester’s pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Talk back to follow.

 

Shakespeare on Screen

Filmed live on stage, Civic Theatre is proud to present a series of some of Shakespeare’s most popular works.

Romeo and Juliet
Thursday, September 29th @ 7:30 PM in Theatre514

Kenneth Branagh directs this beloved tragedy. Starring Lily James and Richard Madden, it tells the age old story of Romeo and Juliet with a modern twist.

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Hamlet
Thursday, October 6th @ 7:30 PM in Theatre514

The searing tragedy of young student Hamlet, tormented by his father’s death and confronting each of us with the mirror of our own mortality in an imperfect world, as told by the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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The Tempest
Thursday, October 13th @ 7:30 PM in Theatre514

This culminating masterpiece of Shakespeare’s career pits the desire for revenge against the demands of love and asks if man is capable of creating a brave new world. Christophe Plummer plays the lead as Prospero.

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Antony and Cleopatra
Thursday, October 20th @ 7:30 PM in Theatre514

After the assassination of Julius Caesar, the Roman world is ruled by a triumvirate consisting of Octavius Caesar, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, and Mark Antony. Much to Caesar’s disgust, however, Antony is neglecting his political and military responsibilities – and his wife in Rome – as he dallies in Alexandria with Cleopatra, the queen of Egypt.

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Nosferatu

Thursday, October 27th @ 7:30pm

Join us in the 19th St. Theatre for a special screening of the 1922 film Nosferatu, accompanied by the incomparable Don Kinear on the organ.

Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter’s wife.

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 Running Time 1 hour 21 minutes

Halloween Series

Hotel Transylvania

Saturday October 15th @ 3:30pm in Theatre514

Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count’s teen-aged daughter. Come in costume and get a free small popcorn!

Carrie

Friday October 28th @ 10:00pm in 19th St. Theatre

Carrie White, a shy, friendless 17 year-old girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.

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The Ring

Saturday October 29th @ 10:00pm in 19th St. Theatre

A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it.

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The Birds

Sunday October 30th @ 8:00pm in 19th St. Theatre

A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people.