Stan & Ollie
Feb
16
7:30 PM19:30

Stan & Ollie

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, February 15 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, February 16 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, February 17 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

  • Monday, February 18 - 1:00 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

Synopsis

Laurel and Hardy -- the world's greatest comedy team -- face an uncertain future as their golden era of Hollywood films remain long behind them. Diminished by age, the duo set out to reconnect with their adoring fans by touring variety halls in Britain in 1953. The shows become an instant hit, but Stan and Ollie can't quite shake the past as long-buried tension and Hardy's failing health start to threaten their precious partnership.

Rated PG

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Stan & Ollie
Feb
17
4:00 PM16:00

Stan & Ollie

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, February 15 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, February 16 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, February 17 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

  • Monday, February 18 - 1:00 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

Synopsis

Laurel and Hardy -- the world's greatest comedy team -- face an uncertain future as their golden era of Hollywood films remain long behind them. Diminished by age, the duo set out to reconnect with their adoring fans by touring variety halls in Britain in 1953. The shows become an instant hit, but Stan and Ollie can't quite shake the past as long-buried tension and Hardy's failing health start to threaten their precious partnership.

Rated PG

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Stan & Ollie
Feb
17
7:30 PM19:30

Stan & Ollie

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, February 15 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, February 16 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, February 17 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

  • Monday, February 18 - 1:00 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

Synopsis

Laurel and Hardy -- the world's greatest comedy team -- face an uncertain future as their golden era of Hollywood films remain long behind them. Diminished by age, the duo set out to reconnect with their adoring fans by touring variety halls in Britain in 1953. The shows become an instant hit, but Stan and Ollie can't quite shake the past as long-buried tension and Hardy's failing health start to threaten their precious partnership.

Rated PG

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Stan & Ollie
Feb
18
1:00 PM13:00

Stan & Ollie

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, February 15 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, February 16 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, February 17 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

  • Monday, February 18 - 1:00 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

Synopsis

Laurel and Hardy -- the world's greatest comedy team -- face an uncertain future as their golden era of Hollywood films remain long behind them. Diminished by age, the duo set out to reconnect with their adoring fans by touring variety halls in Britain in 1953. The shows become an instant hit, but Stan and Ollie can't quite shake the past as long-buried tension and Hardy's failing health start to threaten their precious partnership.

Rated PG

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They Shall Not Grow Old
Feb
22
4:00 PM16:00

They Shall Not Grow Old

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, February 22 - 4:00 PM

  • Saturday, February 23 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, February 24 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

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

Synopsis

Using state-of-the-art technology and materials from the BBC and Imperial War Museum, filmmaker Peter Jackson allows the story of World War I to be told by the men who were there. Life on the front is explored through the voices of the soldiers, who discuss their feelings about the conflict, the food they ate, the friends they made and their dreams of the future.

Rated R

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Flashback Friday: The Day the Earth Stood Still
Feb
22
7:30 PM19:30

Flashback Friday: The Day the Earth Stood Still

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On Friday, February 22, 1952, the Newtown Theatre screened The Day the Earth Stood Still.

We know that thanks to the recent discovery of four Newtown Theatre posters from the 1950s.

As a tribute to our historic past, you’re invited to a screening of The Day the Earth Stood Still on Friday, February 22, 2019…exactly 67 years after the Newtown Theatre first screened it!

Thanks to support from Newtown attorney Alice Hart Hughes, admission for the film is 48 cents, roughly what it would have cost in 1952.

Come dressed in your best 1950s get-up, treat yourself to a space-themed cocktail before the film, and join us in celebrating the long history of the Newtown Theatre!

Four theatre posters from the 1950s, including one that lists The Day the Earth Stood Still, will be displayed in the theatre prior to the film.

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They Shall Not Grow Old
Feb
23
7:30 PM19:30

They Shall Not Grow Old

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, February 22 - 4:00 PM

  • Saturday, February 23 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, February 24 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

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

Synopsis

Using state-of-the-art technology and materials from the BBC and Imperial War Museum, filmmaker Peter Jackson allows the story of World War I to be told by the men who were there. Life on the front is explored through the voices of the soldiers, who discuss their feelings about the conflict, the food they ate, the friends they made and their dreams of the future.

Rated R

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They Shall Not Grow Old
Feb
24
4:00 PM16:00

They Shall Not Grow Old

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, February 22 - 4:00 PM

  • Saturday, February 23 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, February 24 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

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

Synopsis

Using state-of-the-art technology and materials from the BBC and Imperial War Museum, filmmaker Peter Jackson allows the story of World War I to be told by the men who were there. Life on the front is explored through the voices of the soldiers, who discuss their feelings about the conflict, the food they ate, the friends they made and their dreams of the future.

Rated R

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They Shall Not Grow Old
Feb
24
7:30 PM19:30

They Shall Not Grow Old

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, February 22 - 4:00 PM

  • Saturday, February 23 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, February 24 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

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

Synopsis

Using state-of-the-art technology and materials from the BBC and Imperial War Museum, filmmaker Peter Jackson allows the story of World War I to be told by the men who were there. Life on the front is explored through the voices of the soldiers, who discuss their feelings about the conflict, the food they ate, the friends they made and their dreams of the future.

Rated R

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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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Comedian Jay Black
Mar
2
8:00 PM20:00

Comedian Jay Black

Comedian Jay Black will perform at the Newtown Theatre on Saturday, March 2 at 8 PM.

Doors open about an hour before the show.

Beer and wine will be available for purchase before the show.

Jay Black left his job as a high school English teacher ten years ago to embark on a career as a stand-up comic. On the stage, Jay has headlined clubs across the nation, from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas to the Tropicana in Atlantic City and just about every comedy club in between. He also toured extensively in Europe as the host of the US Army's "I Am Strong" tour.

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Pat "The Hat" McFarland: What Are You Going To Do Now?
Mar
14
7:00 PM19:00

Pat "The Hat" McFarland: What Are You Going To Do Now?

Join inspirational speaker Pat “The Hat” McFarland as he inspires you to be the best that you can be. 

This special event starts at 7 PM on Thursday, March 14 (doors open at 6:30 PM). Admission is a donation to the non-profit Newtown Theatre.

Pat’s What are you going to do now? production features music, words of wisdom, and an open discussion at the end designed to help you become the person you are meant to be. 

Drawing from his experience of high achievement early in life as a professional basketball player in Denver, through the rest of his life as a businessman, life coach and teaming consultant, the evening is sure to leave you uplifted and armed with memorable keys about how to become the person you want to be.    

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Documentary Screening: Pick of the Litter
Mar
28
7:00 PM19:00

Documentary Screening: Pick of the Litter

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: From Puppies to Guide Dogs 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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Documentary Screening: I'm Not Racist...Am I?
Mar
31
1:00 PM13:00

Documentary Screening: I'm Not Racist...Am I?

Bucks Quarterly Meeting will host a free screening and discussion of the documentary: I’m Not Racist…Am I? on Sunday, March 31 at 1 PM.

One of the producers of the film, André Robert Lee, will lead a discussion following the film.

The documentary follows a diverse group of teens through a year-long exploration to get at the heart of racism. Through some tense and painful moments, we see how these difficult conversations affect their relationships with friends and parents and ultimately challenge them to look deep within themselves.

By the end of their time together, we’ll see these remarkable young people develop deeper bonds, a stronger resolve, and a more significant definition of racism than any of us ever imagined.

This film is appropriate for young people in grades 7 and up. Please email sarah.crofts@gmail.com with any questions.

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The Eric Mintel Jazz Quartet
Apr
5
8:00 PM20:00

The Eric Mintel Jazz Quartet

The Eric Mintel Jazz Quartet will take to the stage of the historic Newtown Theatre on Friday, April 5 at 8:00 PM. Doors will open at 7:00 PM.

This one-night-only performance will feature the music of Dave Brubeck, jazzed-up versions of classic television theme songs (e.g., I Dream of JeannieMannix), and original songs.

Tickets are $20 (plus service fee) online or $25 at the door. All ticket sales are final.

Beer, wine and concessions will be available for purchase before the concert.


Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I park?

Free parking is available:

  1. Along North State Street near the theatre

  2. The municipal lot between Washington Ave. and Centre Ave.

  3. The municipal lot next to Newtown Borough Hall (23 N. State St.)

What's the refund policy?

All ticket sales are final. You are welcome to pass along your ticket to another person; the name on the ticket does not have to match the attendee's name.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

A mobile or hard copy ticket is fine.

Is the Newtown Theatre wheelchair accessible?

The Newtown Theatre's facility is not fully ADA accessible by today's standards. The theatre will happily make accomodations for any patron with a disability, to the best of our ability.

Can I purchase a particular seat?

All tickets are General Admission. The doors will open an hour before the concert. Seating is first come, first served.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email manager@thenewtowntheatre.com and we'll get back to you within two business days.

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Comedians Bonnie McFarlane & Carmen Lynch
Apr
6
8:00 PM20:00

Comedians Bonnie McFarlane & Carmen Lynch

Stand-up comedians Bonnie McFarlane and Carmen Lynch will perform a double headliner show at the Newtown Theatre on Saturday, April 6 at 8:00 PM. Doors open about an hour before the show.

Beer, wine and concessions will be sold from the time the doors open until the start of the performance.

Bonnie McFarlane

Bonnie McFarlane is a national headliner whose television credits includes an HBO special, two comedy central specials, three Letterman appearances, a Tonight Show appearance and regular appearances on the Opie and Anthony/Jimmy radio show. 

The Huffington Post listed McFarlane as the number one funniest female you should know. Paste Magazine chose My Wife Hates Me, the podcast she does with her husband Rich Vos, as one of the Top Ten best comedy podcasts today. She most recently made a critically acclaimed comedy documentary about funny women, Women Aren’t Funny, starring Joan Rivers, Rosie O’Donnell, Sarah Silverman and Maria Bamford.

Carmen Lynch

Carmen Lynch is a NYC-based comedian who has performed twice on The Late Show with David Letterman. She was a semi-finalist on NBC's Last Comic Standing and has performed several times for the troops in Iraq and Kuwait. Carmen has also appeared on Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer & HBO Canada's Funny As Hell.

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Independent Film Night
Apr
7
7:30 PM19:30

Independent Film Night

The Newtown Theatre’s next Independent Film Night is set for Sunday, April 7 at 7:30 PM. Admission is just $5 per person and free for theatre members.

At this unique screening, we’ll show you a handful of short films created by independent filmmakers from all across the United States.

For each Independent Film Night, filmmakers are invited to submit their short films for consideration, and we choose 8-12 artistic, thoughtful and entertaining short films to present to you.

Filmmakers are invited to submit their short films for consideration on FilmFreeway. We especially like to feature the work of Philadelphia-area filmmakers! The final deadline to submit a film is February 28.

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Comedian Rich Vos
May
4
8:00 PM20:00

Comedian Rich Vos

Comedian Rich Vos will return to the Newtown Theatre on Saturday, May 4 at 8 PM. Doors open about an hour before the show.

Beer and wine will be available for purchase before the show.

Rich Vos is a comic with sharp, insightful material and the ability to work the crowd. He's landed many television appearances on everything from Def Jam to The View. Rich was the breakout star of NBC's Last Comic Standing seasons 1 and 3, a regular guest on Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, and a writer for Chris Rock when he hosted the Academy Awards in 2005. He also played Lenny Bruce on NBC's American Dreams and is a regular on the Opie and Anthony radio show.

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Rat Pack Together Again
Jun
2
2:00 PM14:00

Rat Pack Together Again

Toast to the Rat Pack takes you on a musical journey  featuring the greatest hits from the legendary Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr. This production will treat you to Sinatra classics including "Come Fly With Me ,My Way, and "New York, Dino with great songs like "Everybody Loves Somebody and "That's Amore"! And from the dynamic Sammy Davis Jr..."Mr. Bojangles" and "Candy Man" After watching these performers, you will leave the show feeling as though The Rat Pack is still going strong after all these

"The vocals and arrangements are complex and rich, filling the room with beautiful music." — The New York Post  

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Stan & Ollie
Feb
15
7:30 PM19:30

Stan & Ollie

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, February 15 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, February 16 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, February 17 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

  • Monday, February 18 - 1:00 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

Synopsis

Laurel and Hardy -- the world's greatest comedy team -- face an uncertain future as their golden era of Hollywood films remain long behind them. Diminished by age, the duo set out to reconnect with their adoring fans by touring variety halls in Britain in 1953. The shows become an instant hit, but Stan and Ollie can't quite shake the past as long-buried tension and Hardy's failing health start to threaten their precious partnership.

Rated PG

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The Favourite
Feb
10
7:30 PM19:30

The Favourite

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, February 8 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, February 9 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, February 10 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

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

Academy Award Nominations

Best Picture, Best Actress (Olivia Colman), Best Supporting Actress (Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz), Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing and Best Production Design

Synopsis

In the early 18th century, a frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah Churchill (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne's ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail Masham (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah, who takes Abigail under her wing. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen's companion.

Rated R

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The Favourite
Feb
10
4:00 PM16:00

The Favourite

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, February 8 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, February 9 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, February 10 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

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

Academy Award Nominations

Best Picture, Best Actress (Olivia Colman), Best Supporting Actress (Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz), Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing and Best Production Design

Synopsis

In the early 18th century, a frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah Churchill (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne's ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail Masham (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah, who takes Abigail under her wing. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen's companion.

Rated R

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The Favourite
Feb
9
7:30 PM19:30

The Favourite

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, February 8 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, February 9 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, February 10 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

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

Academy Award Nominations

Best Picture, Best Actress (Olivia Colman), Best Supporting Actress (Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz), Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing and Best Production Design

Synopsis

In the early 18th century, a frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah Churchill (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne's ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail Masham (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah, who takes Abigail under her wing. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen's companion.

Rated R

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The Favourite
Feb
8
7:30 PM19:30

The Favourite

SHOWTIMES

  • Friday, February 8 - 7:30 PM

  • Saturday, February 9 - 7:30 PM

  • Sunday, February 10 - 4:00, 7:30 PM

ADMISSION

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

Academy Award Nominations

Best Picture, Best Actress (Olivia Colman), Best Supporting Actress (Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz), Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing and Best Production Design

Synopsis

In the early 18th century, a frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah Churchill (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne's ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail Masham (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah, who takes Abigail under her wing. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen's companion.

Rated R

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Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration
Feb
7
7:30 PM19:30

Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration

An incredible array of singers and musicians came together in November 2018 to honor one of the world's most remarkable artists, Joni Mitchell, on her 75th birthday.

For one night only, cinemas across the United States—including the historic Newtown Theatre—will screen Joni 75, a unique film created with footage from these tribute performances. The concert was held over two nights in November 2018 at The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles.

The film also includes special behind-the-scenes interviews with the artists who performed, including Brandi Carlile, Glen Hansard, Emmylou Harris, Norah Jones, Chaka Khan, Diana Krall, Kris Kristofferson, Los Lobos with La Marisoul, Cesar Castro & Xochi Flores; Graham Nash, Seal, James Taylor, Rufus Wainwright and more.

Tickets are $12 online (plus service fee) or $20 at the door.

Doors will open half an hour before the film starts. Mobile or hard copy tickets are acceptable; all tickets will be scanned at the door. Tickets are non-refundable.

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Independent Documentary Day
Feb
3
2:00 PM14:00

Independent Documentary Day

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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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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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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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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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
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
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
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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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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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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