Movie Night at Cape May Stage is a community “Film-Raiser” series to benefit a local non-profit. Join us 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.
CHRISTMAS CLASSIC MOVIE
Tuesday, December 20 at 6 pm
If you’ve been dreaming of seeing Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye sing “White Christmas” on the big screen, you’re in luck. The quintessential holiday movie “White Christmas” will play at Cape May Stage for One-Night Only on Tuesday, December 20th at 6pm. A holiday treat for the whole family, the Sing-A-Long encourages audience participation for Irving Berlin’s classic 1954 musical “White Christmas” starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen, and Rosemary Clooney. As an added treat, Santa Claus will be stopping by to help pass out cookies and hot cider before heading back to the North Pole.
“White Christmas” is a 1954 American musical film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen. Filmed in Technicolor, it features the songs of Irving Berlin, including a new version of the title song, “White Christmas”, introduced by Crosby in the 1942 film Holiday Inn.
This is a free movie event at Cape May Stage. Donations will be collected for the Cape May Community Food Closet. No reservations are required. All seating will be first come – first serve.
Start a new tradition this holiday season! Take a break from shopping and take time to enjoy this holiday classic on a big screen. Bring your family and friends and sing along with Irving Berlin’s classic hits (lyrics provided).
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 120 Minutes
Production Year: 1954
Special thanks to the following donors for making this Movie Night series possible:
Tiffany Maguire, Irene Darocha and Michael Picariello, and Sturdy Savings Bank.
Saturday, October 15 at 6 pm
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.
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.
Runtime: 96 Minutes
Production Year: 1989
Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory
Sunday, October 16 at 3 pm
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.
Runtime: 98 Minutes
Production Year: 1971
Saturday, October 22 at 6 pm
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.
Runtime: 108 Minutes
Production Year: 1974
DATE NIGHT MOVIE
The Sixth Sense
Saturday, October 22 at 8 pm
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.
Runtime: 107 Minutes
Production Year: 1999
Sunday, October 23 at 6 pm
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.
Runtime: 95 Minutes
Production Year: 1993
A Raisin in the Sun
Friday, November 4 at 6 pm
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.
Runtime: 127 Minutes
Production Year: 1961
DATE NIGHT MOVIE
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Saturday, November 5 at 8 pm
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.
Runtime: 95 Minutes
Production Year: 2002
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Sunday, November 6 at 3 pm
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.
Runtime: 115 Minutes
Production Year: 1982
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