Movies at Cape May Stage

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Movie Night at Cape May Stage is a community “Film-Raiser” series to benefit a local non-profit. Get off your couch this fall and join your friends for a variety of classic films, date night movies, and family-friendly flicks at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse. Movies are best experienced together! Be a part of this community movie event and help your neighbors in need this fall.  As part of our commitment to the local community, 50% of all proceeds from this movie series will be donated to the Cape May Community Food Closet to help in their efforts to fight hunger close to home this fall. The following tickets are available for the Cape May Stage Movie Nights.
  • Adult Ticket (ages 18+): $10
  • Child Ticket (ages 12-17): $5
  • Family Special: $20, includes two adults and up to 4 kids under the age of 12
  • Senior Special (65+)$20, includes a pass to see as many movies as you want this fall

Individual adult and child movie tickets can be purchased online. The Family Special and Senior Specials are only available at the door with a cash payment the night of the movie. 

Special thanks to the following donors for making this Movie Night series possible:

Tiffany Maguire, Irene Darocha and Michael Picariello, and Sturdy Savings Bank.

CLASSIC FILM

Casablanca

Saturday, October 15 at 6 pm

What better way to kick off our new Movie Night series than with this all-time classic film!

Academy Award winners Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman light up the screen in one of the most enduring romances in movie history–Casablanca. Rick Blaine (Bogart–The African Queen, The Caine Mutiny) owns a nightclub in Vichy-controlled Casablanca, frequented by refugees desperate to escape German domination. Despite the ever-present human misery, Rick manages to remain uninvolved in World War II now raging across Europe and Northern Africa. But all that changes when Ilsa Lund (Bergman–Gaslight, Notorious) walks through the front door of Rick’s club–Rick must now choose between a life with the woman he loves and becoming the hero that both she and the world need.

Rating: PG
Runtime: 102 Minutes
Production Year: 1942

DATE NIGHT MOVIE

When Harry Met Sally

Saturday, October 15 at 8 pm

Make it a date night to remember with this friends-first approach to love on the big screen.

Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal star as two best friends of the opposite sex in the blockbuster, heartwarming romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally. Harry Burns (Crystal–Analyze This) and Sally Albright (Ryan–In the Land of Women) meet when the share a car on a trip from Chicago to New York right after both graduate from college. As the two build their lives and careers in Manhattan, they find love and heartache–with other people–but their paths continue to cross and their friendship continues to grow over the years … until they confront the decision whether to let their friendship develop into romance.

Rating: R

Runtime: 96 Minutes

Production Year: 1989

FAMILY-FRIENDLY FLICK

Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory

Sunday, October 16 at 3 pm

Experience a fun-filled movie adventure for kids of all ages!

Join the expedition visiting legendary Candy Man Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder) in a splendiferous movie that wondrously brings to screen the endlessly appetizing delights of Roald Dahl’s classic book. Coated with flavorful tunes and production design that constantly dazzles the eye, this effervescent musical never fails to enchant the young and old. On a whirlwind tour of Willy’s incredible, edible realm of chocolate waterfalls, elfish Oompa-Loompas and industrial-sized confections, a boy named Charlie (Peter Ostrum) will discover the sweetest secret of all: a generous, loving heart. And You’ll rediscover the timeless magic of a delicious family classic.

Rating: G
Runtime: 98 Minutes
Production Year: 1971

CLASSIC FILMS

Young Frankenstein

Saturday, October 22 at 6 pm

Get in the Halloween spirit with this classic comedic horror movie spoof.

A new Dr. Frankenstein returns to Transylvania and takes up where his grandfather left off, getting his assistant to rustle up body parts of the recently deceased in order to create a perfect being. His attempts to redeem his family name by successfully reproducing his grandfather’s efforts lead to disastrous and hilarious results.

Rating: PG
Runtime: 108 Minutes
Production Year: 1974

DATE NIGHT MOVIE

The Sixth Sense

Saturday, October 22 at 8 pm

“I see dead people…” Need we say more?

Revisit this paranormal drama this Halloween season. A child psychologist comes to the aid of a tormented boy who has visions of the dead. As the sympathetic doctor digs deeper into the child’s strange powers, it leads to unexpected consequences for both of them.

Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 107 Minutes
Production Year: 1999

FAMILY-FRIENDLY FLICK

Hocus Pocus

Sunday, October 23 at 6 pm

Catch up with your three favorite witches following the Cape May Halloween parade.

Three 17th-century witches, hanged for their murderous crimes, are resurrected on Halloween in modern-day Salem by an unsuspecting boy, who must now figure out how to get them back in the ground.

Rating: PG
Runtime: 95 Minutes
Production Year: 1993

CLASSIC FILM

A Raisin in the Sun

Friday, November 4 at 6 pm

See one of the finest American films ever made starring trailblazing actor Sidney Poitier.

A black family living in a cramped Chicago tenement in the 1940s have the opportunity to improve their social standing via an insurance-policy check, but are in disagreement about how best to spend the windfall. This film version of the Broadway classic features its original stage cast of Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil, Diana Sands, Ivan Dixon, Louis Gossett, Jr. and John Fiedler. Lorraine Hansberry adapted the script from her hit Broadway play and the movie earned critical acclaim with two of the actors (Sidney Poitier and Claudia McNeil) receiving Golden Globe nominations.

Rating: PG
Runtime: 127 Minutes
Production Year: 1961

DATE NIGHT MOVIE

My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Saturday, November 5 at 8 pm

A sleeper hit, this film became the highest-grossing romantic comedy of all time until 2016.

A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity. This crowd-pleasing culture-clash romantic comedy is the perfect date night movie for all ages.

Rating: PG
Runtime: 95 Minutes
Production Year: 2002

FAMILY-FRIENDLY FLICK

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Sunday, November 6 at 3 pm

Enjoy some post-Halloween nostalgia with Elliot and his new friend, E.T.

After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott (Henry Thomas). Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie (Drew Barrymore), and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.

Rating: PG
Runtime: 115 Minutes
Production Year: 1982

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