Shaw Center ScoopJune 2014 Films at Manship Theatre
June 3rd at 2pm
National Theatre Live
Encore screening: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Following its smash-hit live broadcast, the National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to cinemas.
Based on the acclaimed novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been hailed by The Times as ‘a phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle’. Winner of 7 Olivier Awards in 2013, including Best New Play.
Christopher, fifteen years old, has an extraordinary brain – exceptional at maths while ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion of killing Mrs Shears' dog Wellington, he records each fact about the event in the book he is writing to solve the mystery of the murder. But his detective work, forbidden by his father, takes him on a frightening journey that upturns his world.
June 4th at 2pm
A tribute to the late Mickey Rooney with BABES IN ARMS (1939)
This fun-filled spin-off of the Rodgers & Hart Broadway musical by the same name, features Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney as two young children of vaudevillian parents who aren't included in their parents travels, so they set out to produce a show of their own.
June 8th at 2pm
New documentary about author of CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES
JOHN KENNEDY TOOLE: THE OMEGA POINT
Featuring a Q&A with the filmmaker Joe Sanford, as well as a discussion with Cory MacLauchlin, author of Butterfly in the Typewriter, the story of John Kennedy Toole.
Filmmaker Joe Sanford explores the life of John Kennedy Toole, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel, A Confederacy of Dunces. Arguably the finest attempt ever to reveal the soul of New Orleans, Dunces has been translated into 17 languages and is a cult classic in modern American literature
June 18th at 7pm
STAGE FRIGHT (2014)
New release slasher from Magnolia Pictures-Rated R
Starring Minnie Driver, Meatloaf, and Allie MacDonald
Starry-eyed teenager Camilla Swanson wants to follow in her mother's footsteps and become a Broadway diva, but she's stuck working in the kitchen of a snobby performing arts camp. Determined to change her destiny, she sneaks in to audition for the summer showcase and lands a lead role in the play, but just as rehearsals begin, blood starts to spill, and Camilla soon finds herself terrified by the horror of musical theatre.
June 19th at 8pm
Dinner and a Movie with Capital City Grill and the original PINK PANTHER (1963)
The British Invasion hits Manship Theatre with the one of the greatest British Comedies of all time, then two days later Peter Noone and the Hermins Hermits perform on the main stage.
Starring Peter Sellers, David Niven, and Robert Wagner
Bumbling and conceited French police inspector Clouseau tries to catch The Phantom, a daring jewel thief whose identity and features are unknown - and is acting right under his nose.
June 20th at 7:30pm
Spoof Night! with Family Dinner Comedy Troupe and THE KARATE KID
Our live movie-ridiculing continues with a lesson in Karate, the ancient art of 80's filmmaking. In this one the guys from Family Dinner Comedy Troupe learn that Karate comes from the heart of New Jersey, and when practiced correctly, can land you some serious California Beach Babes. They will also try their hardest to avoid any of the tired, old jokes about "waxing on and waxing off", but we can't make promises with a live show.
This Interactive Movie Experience pokes fun with live commentary, digital skits, and improv.
For tickets please call the Manship Theatre Ticket Desk at 225-344-0334 or online at www.manshiptheatre.org