2019 Membership Drive
Jan
1
to Jan 31

2019 Membership Drive

Join the Newtown Theatre this month!

Because ticket sales alone don't support all of our expenses, we rely on the support of community members to help us maintain our historic facility and bring quality programming to Newtown.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  1. $5 admission to most movies

  2. Free popcorn at all stand-up comedy shows and live Newtown Arts Company performances

  3. Invitations to free members-only films once a quarter

  4. Discounts when you rent the theatre or visit select Newtown merchants

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a membership cost?
Memberships are $60 for a couple or $40 for an individual. For seniors 65 and older, memberships are $55 for a couple or $35 for an individual. 

How long does a membership last?
All memberships are valid from January 1 through December 31, 2019 and expire on January 1, 2020.

What happens after I purchase a membership?
You’ll receive a receipt for your membership via email. Then, we’ll mail you a membership letter that contains your card. Pop the card out of the letter and store it in your wallet or car—you'll need to show it to our staff every time you use your membership benefits.

Can I give a membership to someone else?
Yes! Just pick "Give a membership to someone else" on the registration form. We'll send the membership card and any follow-up correspondence to the address that you list in the "Member's Mailing Address" section, so make sure you enter the correct address.

Can I fill out a paper form to join? Can I pay in cash the next time I'm at the Newtown Theatre?
Because we have so many folks to keep track of, we cannot accept membership forms or payment in person. All memberships must be initiated or renewed on our website so that we have everyone's information in one central location. You can pay with a credit card or PayPal account.

How will I know it's time to renew my membership?
We will mail you a reminder at the address you provide when you register. 

I have another question.
Just drop us a line and we'll get back to you soon!

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Glass
Jan
25
7:30 PM19:30

Glass

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, January 25 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, January 26 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, January 27 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

Tickets can be purchased at the box office half an hour before each screening.

  • $10 for adults

  • $8 for seniors and students

  • $7 for children 12 and younger

  • $5 for theatre members

Glass (produced and directed by M. Night Shyamalan) is the much-anticipated sequel to Shymalan’s Unbreakable (2000) and Split (2016).

Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson return as David Dunn and Elijah Price from Unbreakable, while James McAvoy returns as Kevin Wendell Crumb from Split.

Glass finds David Dunn pursuing The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Rated PG-13

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Glass
Jan
26
7:30 PM19:30

Glass

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, January 25 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, January 26 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, January 27 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

Tickets can be purchased at the box office half an hour before each screening.

  • $10 for adults

  • $8 for seniors and students

  • $7 for children 12 and younger

  • $5 for theatre members

Glass (produced and directed by M. Night Shyamalan) is the much-anticipated sequel to Shymalan’s Unbreakable (2000) and Split (2016).

Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson return as David Dunn and Elijah Price from Unbreakable, while James McAvoy returns as Kevin Wendell Crumb from Split.

Glass finds David Dunn pursuing The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Rated PG-13

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Glass
Jan
27
4:00 PM16:00

Glass

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, January 25 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, January 26 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, January 27 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

Tickets can be purchased at the box office half an hour before each screening.

  • $10 for adults

  • $8 for seniors and students

  • $7 for children 12 and younger

  • $5 for theatre members

Glass (produced and directed by M. Night Shyamalan) is the much-anticipated sequel to Shymalan’s Unbreakable (2000) and Split (2016).

Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson return as David Dunn and Elijah Price from Unbreakable, while James McAvoy returns as Kevin Wendell Crumb from Split.

Glass finds David Dunn pursuing The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Rated PG-13

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Glass
Jan
27
7:30 PM19:30

Glass

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, January 25 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, January 26 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, January 27 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

Tickets can be purchased at the box office half an hour before each screening.

  • $10 for adults

  • $8 for seniors and students

  • $7 for children 12 and younger

  • $5 for theatre members

Glass (produced and directed by M. Night Shyamalan) is the much-anticipated sequel to Shymalan’s Unbreakable (2000) and Split (2016).

Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson return as David Dunn and Elijah Price from Unbreakable, while James McAvoy returns as Kevin Wendell Crumb from Split.

Glass finds David Dunn pursuing The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Rated PG-13

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Newtown Live: Songs of Bruce Springsteen
Feb
1
8:00 PM20:00

Newtown Live: Songs of Bruce Springsteen

The Newtown Theatre’s monthly music series will kick off the new year with covers of popular Bruce Springsteen songs on Friday, February 1 at 8 PM.

A handful of local musicians will perform separately, each bringing their unique style to some of your favorite tunes by The Boss.

The doors open at 7 PM for the 8 PM show. Concessions, beer, and wine will be available for purchase before the concert.

Tickets are $10 online (plus service fee) or $15 at the door. All tickets are general admission, and seating is first come, first served.

If you purchase online, a hard copy of your ticket is preferred, but a mobile ticket will also work.

PERFORMING ARTISTS

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Cheap Dates

Cheap Dates is the side project of singer-songwriters August John Lutz II and Chelsea Mitchell.

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Brad Hinton

Brad Hinton has been a staple of the Philadelphia folk music scene for over a decade now, having played in such seminal groups as Wissahickon Chicken Shack, Mason Porter, Hezekiah Jones, Spinning Leaves, and others. He is a songwriter and performer, but also an accomplished side-man, continually honing his skills on guitar, lap steel, dobro and banjo. You can see him play around town with Hezekiah Jones, Tin Bird Choir, Tumbleweed, Hinton, Bower, Jones, and his own ever-changing band.

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Mat Burke

Mat Burke is a folk/rock artist in the Philadelphia region. Mat has the angst of a mid-20s punk rocker, the sorrow of a traditional country artist, and the freewheeling spirit of his folk heroes.

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Chris Huff

A Kansas City and New York City native, Chris describes his music as, "Like John Mayer if his mom was Grace Slick and he grew up in Andy Warhol's Factory raised by Bowie who force-fed him Dylan records."

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Comedian Jim Florentine
Feb
2
6:00 PM18:00

Comedian Jim Florentine

Back by popular demand, comedian Jim Florentine will return for two shows at the Newtown Theatre on Saturday, February 2, 2019. Join us for his 6:00 PM or 9:00 PM show.

Doors open about an hour before each show. Beer and wine will be available for purchase before the show.

Comedian, actor, podcaster and voice artist Jim Florentine is best known for co-hosting VH1 Classic's heavy metal talk show series, That Metal Show, from 2008-2015. He's also known for his work on Comedy Central's show Crank Yankers, and he's made appearances in the movie Trainwreck and on numerous television shows, including Inside Amy Schumer, Californication, Girls, and Louie.

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Independent Documentary Night
Feb
3
2:00 PM14:00

Independent Documentary Night

If you love our Independent Film Nights, you’ll want to check out our new Independent Documentary screening event on Sunday, February 3. The event starts at 2 PM and will wrap up around 3:30.

At this unique screening event, we will show a handful of thought-provoking documentaries from independent filmmakers around the country.

Admission is just $5 per person and free for theatre members.

Some content may be inappropriate for children. Film lineup is subject to change.


Selected Documentaries

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Do We Belong?

Director: Sofian Khan
Running Time: 14:00
Synopsis: An Indian immigrant in Kansas is shot and killed in a senseless hate crime, leaving his wife to grapple with the question of whether America is truly her home.

 
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Family Rewritten

Director: Yasmin Mistry
Running Time: 13:15
Synopsis: Despite battling Cystic Fibrosis, Camilla, age 16, identifies as a typical middle-class American teenager until the thread that holds her family together suddenly snaps. Just months before her 18th birthday, Camilla finds herself in foster care. Instead of being ashamed, she makes a conscious decision to not let her situation define her.

 
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Still Afloat

Director: Kyle Bastin
Running Time: 7:49
Synopsis: A look at the destruction Hurricane Maria left behind and how Puerto Ricans who moved to Central Florida are adjusting to the change. With food being such a large influence in Puerto Rican culture, we learn how finding an authentic Puerto Rican restaurant can help a new environment feel like home.

 
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Kwabena

Director: Dewun Owusu
Running Time: 9:04
Synopsis: 'You only get to meet someone for the first time once.' Narrated by Dewun Owusu, the documentary ‘Kwabena' takes you through the discovery, journey and revelation of a once in a lifetime experience.

 
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Texas Snow

Director: Abbie Burnett
Running Time: 11:39
Synopsis: All across America, family farms are suffering under circumstances beyond their control. No one knows these hardships better than West Texas cotton farmers. Texas Snow tells the story of three farmers as they wrestle with an unknown future and share the hardships of harvesting one of the nation’s most crucial natural fibers.

 
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Gamers Outreach

Producer: Aaron Saffa
Running Time: 11:29
Synopsis: Hospitalization can often be a lonely, isolating, and scary experience for young people. Gamers Outreach provides recreation to children in hospitals through the power of video games and the gaming community.

 
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Furusato

Director: Calla Kelley-Renda
Running Time: 9:59
Synopsis: Furusato focuses on the Japanese community of Düsseldorf, Germany, which is home to the third largest Japanese population in Europe. Through the exploration of various facets of the community, Furusato looks at defining the meaning of home and the construction of identity.


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Barbara

Director: Ryan Haagen
Running Time: 7:20
Synopsis: A 93-year-old woman gives insight into her life during the Great Depression and World War II.

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Pulp Fiction
Mar
1
7:30 PM19:30

Pulp Fiction

You know it…you love it…you can probably even quote it. But you haven’t seen Pulp Fiction on the big screen in 25 years!

The Newtown Theatre will screen Pulp Fiction—for one night only—on Friday, March 1, at 7:30 PM. Don’t miss seeing this film the way it was meant to be seen!

Admission is $10 for everyone and $5 for theatre members. Tickets are available at the box office half an hour before the film starts. Seating is first come, first served.

Concessions, beer and wine will be available for purchase before the film.

First released in 1994, Pulp Fiction has been widely regarded as Tarantino’s masterpiece and a touchstone of postmodern film. In 2008, Entertainment Weekly named it the best film since 1983, and it has appeared on many critics' lists of the greatest films ever made.

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Pick of the Litter: From Puppies to Guide Dogs
Mar
28
7:00 PM19:00

Pick of the Litter: From Puppies to Guide Dogs

Ever wonder where guide dogs come from? Wait no further!

Bookin' for Lookin' Foundation is sponsoring a screening of the dogumentary Pick of the Litter on Thursday, March 28 at 7 PM.

Admission is $15 at the door.

This movie follows five spirited puppies from the moment they are born through their adventurous journey to becoming guide dogs. Bring your entire family to see how important these amazing dogs are and how they empower the lives of those who are visually impaired and blind.

Guests will get to personally meet some puppy raisers that evening as well as see some guide dogs in action! In addition, all guests will receive a free bag of popcorn.

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Glass
Jan
20
7:30 PM19:30

Glass

At your hometown theater the same day it opens nationally!

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, January 18 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, January 19 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, January 20 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

Tickets can be purchased at the box office half an hour before each screening.

  • $10 for adults

  • $8 for seniors and students

  • $7 for children 12 and younger

  • $5 for theatre members

Glass (produced and directed by M. Night Shyamalan) is the much-anticipated sequel to Shymalan’s Unbreakable (2000) and Split (2016).

Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson return as David Dunn and Elijah Price from Unbreakable, while James McAvoy returns as Kevin Wendell Crumb from Split.

Glass finds David Dunn pursuing The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Rated PG-13

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Glass
Jan
20
4:00 PM16:00

Glass

At your hometown theater the same day it opens nationally!

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, January 18 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, January 19 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, January 20 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

Tickets can be purchased at the box office half an hour before each screening.

  • $10 for adults

  • $8 for seniors and students

  • $7 for children 12 and younger

  • $5 for theatre members

Glass (produced and directed by M. Night Shyamalan) is the much-anticipated sequel to Shymalan’s Unbreakable (2000) and Split (2016).

Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson return as David Dunn and Elijah Price from Unbreakable, while James McAvoy returns as Kevin Wendell Crumb from Split.

Glass finds David Dunn pursuing The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Rated PG-13

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Glass
Jan
19
7:30 PM19:30

Glass

At your hometown theater the same day it opens nationally!

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, January 18 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, January 19 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, January 20 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

Tickets can be purchased at the box office half an hour before each screening.

  • $10 for adults

  • $8 for seniors and students

  • $7 for children 12 and younger

  • $5 for theatre members

Glass (produced and directed by M. Night Shyamalan) is the much-anticipated sequel to Shymalan’s Unbreakable (2000) and Split (2016).

Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson return as David Dunn and Elijah Price from Unbreakable, while James McAvoy returns as Kevin Wendell Crumb from Split.

Glass finds David Dunn pursuing The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Rated PG-13

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Poured In PA
Jan
19
2:30 PM14:30

Poured In PA

Poured in PA is a visual foray into the beers made right here in Pennsylvania. Join us for a fundraiser screening of this special documentary on January 19 at 2:30 PM. Doors open at 2 PM.

To attend, please give a suggested $10 donation online and your name will be added to the list at the door.

Two local craft beers will be available before the screening. All attendees must be 21 or older.

This special screening event is hosted by A Love for Life and benefits the Kevin Edmonds and A Love For Life Fund at Penn Presbyterian Oncology.

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Glass
Jan
18
7:30 PM19:30

Glass

At your hometown theater the same day it opens nationally!

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, January 18 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, January 19 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, January 20 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

Tickets can be purchased at the box office half an hour before each screening.

  • $10 for adults

  • $8 for seniors and students

  • $7 for children 12 and younger

  • $5 for theatre members

Glass (produced and directed by M. Night Shyamalan) is the much-anticipated sequel to Shymalan’s Unbreakable (2000) and Split (2016).

Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson return as David Dunn and Elijah Price from Unbreakable, while James McAvoy returns as Kevin Wendell Crumb from Split.

Glass finds David Dunn pursuing The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Rated PG-13

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Vice
Jan
13
7:30 PM19:30

Vice

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, January 11 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, January 12 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, January 13 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

Tickets can be purchased at the box office half an hour before each screening.

Vice explores the epic story about how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today. Rated R

Christian Bale’s performance in this film earned him “Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Film” at the Golden Globes.

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Vice
Jan
13
4:00 PM16:00

Vice

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, January 11 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, January 12 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, January 13 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

Tickets can be purchased at the box office half an hour before each screening.

Vice explores the epic story about how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today. Rated R

Christian Bale’s performance in this film earned him “Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Film” at the Golden Globes.

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Vice
Jan
12
7:30 PM19:30

Vice

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, January 11 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, January 12 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, January 13 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

Tickets can be purchased at the box office half an hour before each screening.

Vice explores the epic story about how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today. Rated R

Christian Bale’s performance in this film earned him “Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Film” at the Golden Globes.

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Vice
Jan
11
7:30 PM19:30

Vice

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, January 11 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, January 12 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, January 13 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

Tickets can be purchased at the box office half an hour before each screening.

Vice explores the epic story about how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today. Rated R

Christian Bale’s performance in this film earned him “Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Film” at the Golden Globes.

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Comedy Night: Jessica Kirson
Jan
5
8:00 PM20:00

Comedy Night: Jessica Kirson

The hilarious Jessica Kirson will kick off a new year of comedy at the Newtown Theatre on Saturday, January 5. Doors will open at 7 PM for the 8 PM show. 

Jessica Kirson is a powerhouse on stage. Jessica’s act is a hilariously relatable performance of sheer silliness, vulnerability and ridiculous characters. Her countless comedic character videos have racked up over 30 million views on social media. Her audience is multi-generational, creating an excuse for large groups of friends and families to spend a night out together.

This year, Jessica will be featured playing herself on the HBO series Crashing with Pete Holmes. She recently served as a consultant, producer and writer as well as acted in the Robert De Niro’s film “The Comedian.” She has appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon”, “The View, and “Kevin Can Wait.”

She was recently awarded “Best Female Comic” by the MAC association in New York City and received the prestigious Nightlife Award for “Best Stand-up Comedian.” And in her spare time, Jessica is a regular contributor to the “Howard Stern Show, where she produces and stars in prank calls for the program.

Stand-up comedy at the Newtown Theatre is sponsored by the Green Parrot in Newtown.

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Airplane!
Jan
4
7:30 PM19:30

Airplane!

Buckle your seat belts, because Airplane! is back on the big screen!

This one time-only screening is set for Friday, January 4, at 7:30 PM.

Admission is $10 for everyone and $5 for theatre members. Tickets are available at the box office half an hour before the film starts. Seating is first come, first served.

Airplane! was released in 1980 and stars Robert Hays and Julie Hagerty. In the years since its release, the film's reputation has grown substantially. The film was ranked sixth on Bravo's 100 Funniest Movies. In 2008, it was selected by Empire magazine as one of The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time and in 2012 was voted number one in The 50 Funniest Comedies Ever poll.

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Green Book
Dec
30
7:30 PM19:30

Green Book

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, December 28 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, December 29 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, December 30 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

Tickets can be purchased at the box office half an hour before each screening.

A working-class Italian-American bouncer (Viggo Mortensen) becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist (Mahershala Ali) on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. Rated PG-13

Green Book has been nominated for:

  • Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (Golden Globes)

  • Best Director - Motion Picture (Golden Globes)

  • Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy (Golden Globes)

  • Best Performance by an Actor (Golden Globes)

  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Golden Globes)

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Green Book
Dec
30
4:00 PM16:00

Green Book

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, December 28 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, December 29 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, December 30 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

Tickets can be purchased at the box office half an hour before each screening.

A working-class Italian-American bouncer (Viggo Mortensen) becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist (Mahershala Ali) on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. Rated PG-13

Green Book has been nominated for:

  • Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (Golden Globes)

  • Best Director - Motion Picture (Golden Globes)

  • Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy (Golden Globes)

  • Best Performance by an Actor (Golden Globes)

  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Golden Globes)

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Green Book
Dec
29
7:30 PM19:30

Green Book

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, December 28 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, December 29 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, December 30 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

Tickets can be purchased at the box office half an hour before each screening.

A working-class Italian-American bouncer (Viggo Mortensen) becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist (Mahershala Ali) on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. Rated PG-13

Green Book has been nominated for:

  • Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (Golden Globes)

  • Best Director - Motion Picture (Golden Globes)

  • Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy (Golden Globes)

  • Best Performance by an Actor (Golden Globes)

  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Golden Globes)

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Green Book
Dec
28
7:30 PM19:30

Green Book

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, December 28 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, December 29 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, December 30 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

Tickets can be purchased at the box office half an hour before each screening.

A working-class Italian-American bouncer (Viggo Mortensen) becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist (Mahershala Ali) on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. Rated PG-13

Green Book has been nominated for:

  • Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (Golden Globes)

  • Best Director - Motion Picture (Golden Globes)

  • Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy (Golden Globes)

  • Best Performance by an Actor (Golden Globes)

  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Golden Globes)

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Christmas Classic: Home Alone
Dec
23
3:00 PM15:00

Christmas Classic: Home Alone

The theatre’s Christmas Classic series wraps up on Sunday, December 23 at 3 PM with Home Alone.

Admission is $5 per person, and the box office will open at 2 PM. Tickets are available only at the box office just before the show.

Accidentally left behind when his family rushes off on a Christmas vacation, eight-year-old Kevin McCallister gets busy decorating the house for the holidays. But he's not decking the halls with tinsel and holly. Two bumbling burglars are trying to break in, and Kevin's rigging a bewildering battery of booby traps to welcome them!

Starring Macaulay Culkin and Joe Pesci

Sponsored by the Newtown Democratic Club

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SOLD OUT: Polar Express
Dec
23
to Dec 24

SOLD OUT: Polar Express

Your family is invited to join a young boy as he embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express.

This year, you have two opportunities to attend this special event: Sunday, December 23 at 10 AM, and Christmas Eve at 10 AM.

Come to the Newtown Theatre in your Christmas PJs and enjoy the movie, free hot chocolate, a free Santa sleigh bell for every child, and a special reading of the poem Twas the Night Before Christmas before the film.

Thanks to Harris Comfort for supporting these screenings.


Frequently Asked Questions

Will the concession stand be open?
Yes, you're welcome to purchase popcorn, candy, and drinks at the concession stand. We will also offer free hot chocolate to all attendees.

What's included with my ticket purchase?
In addition to the screening of The Polar Express, enjoy free hot chocolate (for everyone), a free Santa sleigh bell (one per child), and a special reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" before the movie.

Can I reserve seats?
All tickets are general admission. Seating is first come, first served. We recommend arriving early if you're attending with a large group.

What are my parking options?
Free street parking is available along State Street, in the municipal lot between Washington and Centre Avenues, or the municipal lot next to Newtown Borough Hall (23 North State Street).

What's the refund policy?
All ticket sales are final, and refunds will not be offered for any reason—no exceptions. If you can't attend, you're welcome to give your tickets to someone else.

Should I bring my tickets to the event?
Please do! Electronic or hard copy is fine. We recommend printing them out (or saving them to your phone) as soon as soon as you buy them because we can't guarantee we'll be able to resend your order on the day of the screening.

I have a question that wasn't answered here.
Please contact us and we'll get back to you soon.

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Christmas Classic: It's a Wonderful Life
Dec
22
7:00 PM19:00

Christmas Classic: It's a Wonderful Life

The theatre’s Christmas Classic series continues with It’s a Wonderful Life on Saturday, December 22 at 7 PM.

Admission is $5 per person, and the box office will open at 6:00 PM. Tickets are available only at the box office just before the show.

Here’s information on the first It’s a Wonderful Life screening on Sunday, December 9.

George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all—and it's Christmas! As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence. Clarence then shows George what his town would have looked like if he'd never been born.

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed, and Lionel Barrymore

Sponsored by Karen Ulmer Pendergast, P.C., Attorneys At Law

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The Dance Academy Solo Showcase
Dec
22
9:00 AM09:00

The Dance Academy Solo Showcase

The Dance Academy dancer will showcase their 2018-2019 competitive solo material on stage at the Newtown Theatre on Saturday, December 22 at 9:00 AM.

The Dance Academy is a Bucks County dance studio dedicated to instilling the love of dance in all of our students.

Located in Holland, Pa., we offer classes from children to adult including: toddler dance, ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, lyrical, creative dance, theater dance, and acrobatics. Our classes are built to help each child develop strong core techniques and their personal artistic talent to the best of their abilities.

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Acoustic Christmas
Dec
21
8:00 PM20:00

Acoustic Christmas

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and enjoy unplugged versions of your favorite Christmas songs!

Acoustic Christmas starts at 8:00 PM on Friday, December 21. Admission is $10 per person and includes free cocoa and cookies.

PERFORMERS

  • Chris Huff: A Kansas City and New York City native, Chris describes his music as, "Like John Mayer if his mom was Grace Slick and he grew up in Andy Warhol's Factory raised by Bowie who force-fed him Dylan records."

  • Meg Russell: Two-time Parents Choice Award Winner for her children's music CD, Hat Parade and Puzzle, singer/songwriter Meg Russell is a special education teacher, children’s entertainer, and mom of two boys.

  • Matt Dorsey: Originally from Tennessee, Matt Dorsey has a family line and a history of music rooting from the Carter Family (June Carter). Matt and his wife Camille moved to Newtown in 2011 and Matt is now a member of the band Dorsea.

  • Brianna Nelson: A writer and performer of her own music since 2012, Brianna was cast on The Voice Season 6 - Blind Auditions in LA in 2014. Brianna currently studies at Berklee College of Music in Boston.

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Christmas Classic: Holiday Inn
Dec
20
7:00 PM19:00

Christmas Classic: Holiday Inn

The theatre’s Christmas Classic series continues with Holiday Inn on Thursday, December 20 at 7 PM.

Admission is $5 per person, and the box office will open at 6 PM. Tickets are available only at the box office just before the show.

A song and dance man who leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays and his former partner and rival in love find themselves competing for the affections of the same lovely lady. Starring Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, and Marjorie Reynolds.

Sponsored by Newtown attorney Alice Hart Hughes

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Christmas Classic: The Bells of St. Mary's
Dec
18
7:00 PM19:00

Christmas Classic: The Bells of St. Mary's

The theatre’s Christmas Classic series continues with The Bells of St. Mary's on Tuesday, December 18 at 7 PM.

Admission is $5 per person, and the box office will open at 6 PM. Tickets are available only at the box office, just before the show.

At a big city Catholic school, Father O'Malley and Sister Benedict indulge in friendly rivalry, and succeed in extending the school through the gift of a building.

Starring Bing Crosby and Ingrid Bergman

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Christmas Classic: Miracle on 34th Street
Dec
16
4:00 PM16:00

Christmas Classic: Miracle on 34th Street

The theatre’s Christmas Classic series continues with Miracle on 34th Street on Sunday, December 16 at 4 PM.

Admission is $5 per person, and the box office will open at 3 PM. Tickets can be purchased only at the box office, just before the screening.

When a nice old man, employed as a department store Santa Claus, is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.

Starring Maureen O'Hara, Edmund Gwenn, John Payne, and Natalie Wood

Sponsored by Johnson, Kendall & Johnson, Inc.

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Christmas Classic: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
Dec
16
1:00 PM13:00

Christmas Classic: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

The theatre’s Christmas Classic series continues on Sunday, December 16 at 1 PM with National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.

Admission is $5 per person, and the box office will open at noon. Tickets are available only at the box office just before the show.

The comic misadventures of the beleaguered Griswold family continue as America's most dedicated dad is determined to stay at home to create "the most fun-filled old fashioned family Christmas ever" -- but life has a particular way of throwing wet logs on Clark Griswold's fire.

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Blue Christmas: Elvis Tribute Artist Matthew Boyce
Dec
15
8:00 PM20:00

Blue Christmas: Elvis Tribute Artist Matthew Boyce

Award-winning Elvis Presley tribute artist Matthew Boyce will return to the Newtown Theatre for a "Blue Christmas" on Saturday, December 15 at 8 PM.

Showcasing the King's hits from the 50s through the 70s, this concert will cover Elvis's heartwarming Christmas tunes and many fan favorites, too. 

Tickets are $20 (plus service fee). Tickets can be collected at Will Call or printed at home. 

 

Matthew Boyce has performed professionally since the age of eight. He has competed at Elvis festivals throughout the U.S. and Canada and recently placed first at the Lake George Elvis Festival.

He says he was “bit by the Elvis bug early,” under the influence of his grandmother and aunt, who were huge Elvis fans.

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Christmas Classic: A Christmas Story
Dec
15
3:00 PM15:00

Christmas Classic: A Christmas Story

The theatre’s Christmas Classic series continues with A Christmas Story on Saturday, December 15 at 3 PM.

Admission is $5 per person, and the box office will open at 2 PM. Tickets are available only at the box office just before the show.

In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift. Starring Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, and Darren McGavin.

Sponsored by Christine McKee and Tony Walsh

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Christmas Classic: It's a Wonderful Life
Dec
9
7:00 PM19:00

Christmas Classic: It's a Wonderful Life

The theatre’s Christmas Classic series continues on Sunday, December 9 at 7 PM with It’s a Wonderful Life.

Admission is $5 per person, and the box office will open at 6 PM. Tickets are available only at the box office just before the show.

Don’t forget, we’ll screen It’s a Wonderful Life again on December 22!

George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all—and it's Christmas! As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence. Clarence then shows George what his town would have looked like if he'd never been born.

Starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, and Lionel Barrymore

Sponsored by Karen Ulmer Pendergast, P.C., Attorneys At Law

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Christmas Classic: Elf
Dec
8
3:00 PM15:00

Christmas Classic: Elf

The theatre’s Christmas Classics series kicks off with Elf on Saturday, December 8 at 3:00 PM.

Admission is $5 per person, and the box office will open at 2:00 PM. Tickets are available only at the box office just before the show.

When one of Santa's elves learns that he's actually a human whom Santa inadvertently brought back from an orphanage when he was a baby, he sets out for NYC to track down his real father.

Starring Will Ferrell, Zooey Deschanel, Bob Newhart, and James Caan

Sponsored by Meaghan and Ryan Vogel

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Live on Stage: Mame
Dec
6
to Dec 12

Live on Stage: Mame

One of musical theatre’s greatest heroines in a brassy, hilarious and touching tour-de-force.

PURCHASE TICKETS

This is a production of the Newtown Arts Company.

For additional information, please call 215-860-7058 or email tickets@newtownartscompany.com

PERFORMANCES

  • Thursday, December 6: 7:30 PM

  • Friday, December 7: 8:00 PM

  • Saturday, December 8: 8:00 PM

  • Sunday, December 9: 2:00 PM

  • Monday, December 10: NO SHOW

  • Tuesday, December 11: 7:30 PM

  • Wednesday, December 12: 7:30 PM

 

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A Charlie Brown Christmas with The Eric Mintel Quartet
Dec
2
3:00 PM15:00

A Charlie Brown Christmas with The Eric Mintel Quartet

From the White House to the Kennedy Center to the UN and beyond, the Eric Mintel Quartet has thrilled audiences of all ages with their electrifying jazz. Kick off the holiday season with the Eric Mintel Quartet on Sunday, December 2 at 3 PM at the historic Newtown Theatre.

Featuring Eric Mintel on piano, Nelson Hill on saxophone, Jack Hegyi on flute and Dave Mohn on drums, the quartet will play the music of Vince Guaraldi for the Charlie Brown Christmas cartoon as well as a few original tunes.

Tickets are $20 through Eventbrite or $25 at the door on the day of the performance.

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