October Lineup Announced At The Ellen Theatre
Big laughs kick off the month, on Saturday, October 6th, with stand-up comedian GARY VIDER. Gary performs regularly in NYC and went all the way to the finals on NBC's America's Got Talent in 2015. His television appearances include Conan, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, AXS TV Gotham Live, and Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen. All Seats are $21.00, and the hilarity begins at 8 PM.
A 3D computer-animated adventure comedy, THE LEGO MOVIE screens Sunday, October 7th at 2 PM. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song "Everything is Awesome," the film focuses on an ordinary Lego mini-figure whose destiny is to stop a tyrannical businessman from transforming the Lego world into his vision of perfection. Starring the vocal talents of Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie, Charlie Day, Liam Neeson, and Morgan Freeman. Only $2 at the Door!
Two extraordinary guitarists join forces for one incredible evening! FRANK VIGNOLA and VINNY RANIOLO take The Ellen stage Thursday, October 11th at 7:30 PM. The New York Times called Vignola "one of the brightest stars of the guitar" and legend Les Paul named him to his "Five Most Admired Guitarists" list for the Wall Street Journal. Raniolo is a featured artist on PBS' Music Gone Public and Tommy Emmanuel and Friends; he has recorded soundtracks for HBO's Boardwalk Empire and Woody Allen's Café Society. Tickets $24.00.
It's Date Night on Friday, October 12th with romantic favorite MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING. A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek man and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity. Th film screens at 7:30 PM and tickets are only $6.
Ever heard Billie Jean played on the ukulele? Now is your chance! On Saturday, October 13th, it's Ukulele Master James Hill. Considered a "rare peer" of Hawaii's premier ukulele players, Hill is incredibly unique, being a native Canadian. He fell in love with the uke in fourth grade and has been perfecting his talents ever since. Tickets are $17.00 and the jam kicks off at 7:30 PM.
HARRY AND THE HENDERSONS is a 1987 Academy Award-winning picture, screening Sunday, October 14th at 2 PM. While returning from a trip in the woods, the Henderson family runs into something with their car - a Sasquatch. They befriend the creature, appropriately naming him Harry. Finding it difficult to keep Harry a secret, the Hendersons begin to fear for his safety. Starring John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Don Ameche, Lainie Kazan, and Kevin Peter Hall. Only $2 at the Door!
It's Fright Night on Friday, October 19th with the 1962 psychological thriller CAPE FEAR. The film stars Gregory Peck and Robert Mitchum as chief adversaries: Sam, a prosecuting attorney, and Max, a convicted criminal. To seek revenge, the felon targets Sam's loved ones, forcing the lawyer to choose between obeying the law or protecting his family. All Seats $6. 7:30 PM.
With three voices singing incredible songs like "Feeling Good," "Moondance," "Come Fly with Me," "Fever," and many more, SHADES OF BUBLÉ brings to life the standards and pop hits of Michael Bublé in a high-energy concert event on Friday, October 26th. Tickets $27. The hits begin at 7:30 PM.
RHYTHM FUTURE QUARTET "breaks new ground for gypsy jazz," according to the Boston Globe! Four virtuosos take the stage on Saturday, October 27th for an unforgettable music spectacular. Guitar legend Tommy Emmanuel wrote, "These young men are incredible!! Don't miss them... such dedication and love of music to witness!" All Seats are $21.75 and the concert commences at 7:30 PM.
A family favorite brings Elizabeth Taylor to The Ellen silver screen on Sunday, October 28 with NATIONAL VELVET. This Academy Award-winning picture stars Taylor as a rambunctious young girl who is determined to prepare her gifted horse for the Grand National Sweepstakes. She solicits the help of a former jockey (Mickey Rooney) to ensure her dream is realized. Screens at 2 PM. Only $2 at the Door!
Wine, beer and other refreshments, which may be brought into the theatre, will be sold in the lobby beginning one hour prior to all show times. Tickets for all events are available online at theellentheatre.org. For questions, or to purchase tickets over the phone, please call The Ellen box office at (406) 585-5885.