The Second Annual Black & White Dinner

to benefit the non-profit Newtown Theatre


The non-profit Newtown Theatre will hold its second annual Black & White Dinner on Saturday, September 9, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM.

The fundraiser will take place on the street outside the historic Newtown Theatre building (120 N. State Street, Newtown).

During this chic public picnic, guests...

  • Dress only in black and white
  • Bring everything they need for an elegant picnic under the stars, including dinner and optional décor
  • Dine side-by-side along a communal table that lines the middle of North State Street (tables, chairs and white linens provided by the theatre)

After dinner, prizes will be awarded to the Best Dressed Man and Best Dressed Woman as well as the Most Elegant Table and Most Creative Table.

Then, head into the Newtown Theatre for a free screening of The Artist (2011).

Tickets are $75 per coupleAll proceeds support the non-profit Newtown Theatre.

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I bring to the Black & White Dinner?
We will provide tables, chairs and white linens. You will need to bring a picnic dinner for two (including flatware and glasses), beverages, desserts, and any decorations you'd like for your spot at the communal table. Prizes will be awarded to the folks at the Most Elegant Table and the Most Creative Table.

How should I dress for the Black & White Dinner?
Guests are asked to dress only in black and white clothing. Elegance and creativity are encouraged! Prizes will be awarded to the Best Dressed Man, Best Dressed Woman, and Best Dressed Group in attendance.

What's included in the ticket price?
Tickets are sold in pairs (one $75 ticket admits two people). Attendees will enjoy a festive, glamorous evening of food, mingling, live music, and other entertainment, including a free screening of The Artist starting at 9:00 PM.

What time should I arrive?
Set-up and mingling is from 6:00-7:00 PM, and dinner will be held from 7:00-9:00 PM.

Can I reserve seats for my group ahead of time?
You're welcome to buy tickets for up to four couples (eight people) at once. This does not reserve an individual table for your group, as the Black & White Dinner is comprised of one long communal table. However, you're welcome to save seats next to you if your group plans to arrive separately.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket?
We recommend printing your Eventbrite tickets and bringing them when you check in.

Is my ticket refundable?
No, tickets are not refundable. You're more than welcome to give your ticket to another couple.

What happens if it rains?
The Black & White Dinner is a rain or shine event. We will cancel if conditions are dangerous.

I have another question!
Please don't hesitate to contact us with additional questions about the Black & White Dinner.