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Cabaret

April 24

USA | 1972 | 124 Minutes | Bob Fosse

Come to the Cabaret, old chum, you'll never want to leave. Winner of eight Academy Awards, including Best Director for Bob Fosse, Cabaret takes you inside the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, where starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles (Liza Minnelli) and an impish emcee (Joel Grey) sound the clarion call to decadent fun. Meanwhile, the streets are being overrun by a certain political party that grows into a brutal force.

Dirty Dancing

April 20

USA | 1987 | 100 Minutes | Emile Ardolino

In this beloved, music-tinged romance, teenager Frances "Baby" Houseman (Jennifer Grey), on vacation with her family at a Catskills resort, catches the eye of Johnny (Patrick Swyaze), the bad-boy dance instructor. They begin private lessons, have the time of their life, and show everyone how to do the lift during a sizzling talent show finale, proving that nobody puts Baby in a corner.

Guys and Dolls

April 23

USA | 1955 | 150 Minutes | Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Amongst the most popular musicals of all time, this outrageously comic and colorful film features Marlon Brando's bold musical debut as gambler Sky Masterson, who takes a bet from Nathan Detroit (Frank Sinatra) that he can win the affection of a strait-walking sister at the Save a Soul Mission (Jean Simmons). Luck be a lady tonight!

Jesus Christ Superstar

April 19

USA | 1973 | 108 | Norman Jewison

An Easter weekend event! – Apr 19

Free Jesus guitar picks! Director Nornam Jewison (Fiddler on the Roof) brings Tim Rice and Anderw Lloyd Webber's rock opera, one of the most successful musicals of the 1970s, to the big screen. This groundbreaking reimagining of the final weeks of Christ was filmed on location in Israel.

Little Shop of Horrors

April 19

USA | 1986 | 94 Minutes | Frank Oz

Co-presented by ACT Theatre and 5th Avenue Theatre – Apr 19

Feed me, Seymour! Director Frank Oz's playful big screen adaptation of the carnivorously hilarious musical returns to the big screen. Pre-film introduction by Seattle's favorite plant lover Ciscoe Morris.

Newsies

April 22

USA | 1992 | 121 Minutes | Kenny Ortega

Now a hit Broadway musical, Disney's film about the 1899 Newsboy Strike was a failure on its initial release, but this high-energy musical has become a fan favorite thanks to a rousing soundtrack and an exuberant young cast featuring a young Christian Bale leading the way.

Purple Rain

April 18, 2014

USA | 1984 | 111 Minutes | Albert Magnoli

With free inflatable guitars and Prince music video sing along! Prince's autobiographical movie debut features some bitchin' concert scenes, a legendary soundtrack, and the chance to see his Purple Badness at the peak of his popularity.

Singin' in the Rain

April 20

USA | 1952 | 103 Minutes | Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly

Gotta dance! This visual buffet features some of the greatest dance sequences ever committed to film including Gene Kelly's iconic title dance, Donald O’Connor's non-stop pratfalls, Debbie Reynolds' perky performance, and—vavoom—Cyd Charisse steaming up the room druing the stunning "Broadway Melody."

Strictly Ballroom

April 20

Australia | 1992 | 94 Minutes | Baz Luhrmann

Director Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge!) first burst on the scene with this bright, off-beat tale of an unconventional ballroom dancer who partners with a clueless beginner in an attempt to win the Australian Pan Pacific Championships and show the Ballroom Confederation that they are wrong when they say, "there are no new steps!"

West Side Story

April 21

USA | 1961 | 152 Minutes | Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise

SIFF Members: show your card at the door for free admission! – Apr 21

Free for SIFF Members! Winner of ten Academy Awards, including Best Picture, this electrifying musical sets the ageless tragedy of Romeo and Juliet in the slums of 1950s New York. Introduction by Seattle Times theatre & arts critic Misha Berson.

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