Yesterday and Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience

Saturday, October 3, 2015

8 pm

What’s your favorite Beatles song?  You pick it, they play it!  An evening of The Fab Four’s music performed by some of their biggest fans, Bill McGuigan and his brothers.   

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A Hard Day's Night (1964)

Thursday, October 8, 2015

6:30 pm

Reservations must be made by midnight on Monday, October 5th.

Enjoy a screening of a classic movie preceded by a tasting of delicious food from Chef Kate and Indigo Coastal Shanty and an insightful talk about what makes the film a “must see.”

A Hard Day's Night is one of the most influential musical films of all time that portrayls a day in the life of the Beatles during the height of Beatlemania.

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The Commedia Princess and the Pea

Saturday, October 24, 2015     2 pm

A tiny pea under twenty mattresses is the Queen’s final test to see if her beloved son’s chosen bride is worthy of his hand. Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale meets the comic storytelling of Italian Commedia dell’arte.
 Perfect for kids of all ages and performed by the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte.

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The Red Shoes

Thursday, November 12, 2015

6:30 pm

Enjoy a screening of a classic movie preceded by a tasting of delicious food from Chef Kate and Indigo Coastal Shanty and an insightful talk about what makes the film a “must see.”

The Red Shoes (1948)  Perhaps the most popular movie ever made about the ballet and one of the most enigmatic movies about anything.  Beautiful and passionate, a young dancer must choose between love and art.

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Ritz Radio Theatre presents

A Christmas Story

December 11 - 13 & 18-20, 2015

Friday & Saturdays at 8 pm

Sundays at 3 pm

Based on the classic movie, the Ritz Radio Theatre tells the story of young Ralphie’s Christmas holiday season as he bargains for a Red Rider BB Gun. Done in the style of a 1940s radio broadcast complete with period costumes, live sound effects and a talented cast of local performers.

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Breathless

Thursday, January14, 2016

6:30 pm

Enjoy a screening of a classic movie preceded by a tasting of delicious food from Chef Kate and Indigo Coastal Shanty and an insightful talk about what makes the film a “must see.”

Breathless (1960) There was before Breathless, and there was after Breathless. Jean-Luc Godard’s jazzy, sexy crime story with Jean-Paul Belamondo and Jean Seberg helped launch the French New Wave.

 

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Don Giovanni

Performed by Peach State Opera

Sunday, January 31, 2016

3 pm

Handsome, charming, and desirable - few women can resist Don Juan.  Peach State Opera presents a condensed English version of Mozart’s operatic masterpiece combining  love, murder and a touch of the supernatural in one of opera’s greatest comedy-dramas filled with glorious arias and delightful ensembles: a feast for both eyes and ears.   

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Mark Twain at 70: Words and Songs

Sunday, February 7, 2016

3 pm

The year is 1905 and you are invited to the Fifth Avenue home of Mark Twain on the occasion of his 70th birthday.  Plan on being treated to the incomparable entertainment of Twain's humorous stories and the songs he loves to sing while strumming a guitar.  Rod Rawlings brings the beloved Big Read author to life.

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The Adventures of Robin Hood

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Enjoy a screening of a classic movie preceded by a tasting of delicious food from Chef Kate and Indigo Coastal Shanty and an insightful talk about what makes the film a “must see.”

The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) One of the greatest, most colorful costume dramas, swashbucklers, and romantically-tinged adventure films in film history. Errol Flynn and Olivia deHaviland star in what is considered the definitive film about the hero of Sherwood Forest.

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Atwater-Donnelly in Concert

Sunday, February 14, 2016

3 pm 

Award winning, internationally acclaimed duo, Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly return to the Ritz to present a Valentine afternoon of traditional American folk songs and percussive dance.

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The General

Thursday, March 17, 2016

6:30 pm

Enjoy a screening of a classic movie preceded by a tasting of delicious food from Chef Kate and Indigo Coastal Shanty and an insightful talk about what makes the film a “must see.”

The General (1926) What motion picture did no less an auteur than Orson Welles call “the greatest comedy ever made, the greatest Civil War film ever made, and perhaps the greatest film ever made”? The General  an epic silent comedy repleat with great story, amazing stunts and  the dead-pan “Stone-Face” Buster Keaton.

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Shame The Devil: An Audience with Fanny Kemble

March 25-27 & 31 and April 2-3, 2016

Thurs/Fri/Sat at 8 pm

Sunday at 3 pm

Heather Heath in a captivating one-woman show about the famed 19th century actress who spoke out against slavery after her time in Coastal Georgia    

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A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline 

Sunday, April 10, 2016

3 pm

An unforgettable show from Springer Theatricals tracing the late star’s footsteps from her early honky-tonk days and radio fame through her rise at the Grand Ole Opry and triumphs at Carnegie Hall and Las Vegas.

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Casablanca

Thursday, April 14, 2016

6:30 pm

Enjoy a screening of a classic movie preceded by a tasting of delicious food from Chef Kate and Indigo Coastal Shanty and an insightful talk about what makes the film a “must see.”

Casablanca (1942) “Play it again, Sam” and we will! The classic and much-loved romantic melodrama always found on top-ten lists of films, is a masterful tale of two men vying for the same woman's love in the midst of Nazis, letters of transit and memories of Paris.   

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The Phantom Tollbooth

May 12 - 15, 2016

Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 8 pm

Sunday at 3 pm

The Phantom Tollbooth tells the story of a bored kid named Milo, who takes an exciting journey through a magical kingdom, and in the process learns that life (and learning, too) isn't so boring after all.  This year’s Middle Read novel comes alive on stage.

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Information

All performances are at the Historic Ritz Theatre
1530 Newcastle Street
in Downtown Brunswick unless otherwise noted