At A Theater Near You: classics, Shakespeare, opera
Seattle Times staff
DJ Spooky’s film project “Rebirth of a Nation,” based on a remix of the 1915 silent film “Birth of a Nation,” will be shown at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. The film will be introduced by musician/writer Paul Miller (DJ Spooky). Tickets are $5-$15 (877-784-4849 or www.stgpresents.org). Miller will also hold a multimedia workshop at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 at the EMP Museum. 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle. Tickets for this event are $8-$10 (206-770-2702 or www.empmuseum.org).
London’s National Theatre’s staging of Shakespeare’s “ Coriolanus,” starring Tom Hiddleston, will screen at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 22 and 23, at SIFF Cinemas at the Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle. Tickets are $15 for SIFF members, $19-$20 general admission (206-324-9996 or www.siff.net). The National Theatre’s presentation of the play “War Horse,” based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, will show on area screens Thursday, Feb. 27. For locations and tickets, call 800-295-8587 or go to www.fathomevents.com
The “Woody Allen in the ’80s” series continues at the Grand Illusion with “Crimes & Misdemeanors” showing Friday-Sunday, Feb. 21-23, and “Another Woman,” playing Sunday-Wednesday, Feb. 23-26. Single tickets are $5 members, $6-$8 general. 1403 N.E. 50th St., Seattle (206-523-3935 or www.grandillusioncinema.org).
“The New Black,” a 2013 documentary that examines the African-American community’s reaction to the gay-rights issue, screens at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Wheelock Student Center on the University of Puget Sound campus, Tacoma. Tickets are $11 (www.tugg.com/events/7140).
The Royal Opera House production of “La Boheme” will screen on Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Guild 45th, 2115 N. 45th St., Seattle. Tickets are $17 (206-547-2127 or ).
And finally, you can have the time of your life at Central Cinema this week with 1987’s “Dirty Dancing,” featuring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, and Hal Ashby’s 1971 May-December romance “Harold and Maude” with Ruth Gordon and Bud Cort. Tickets are $7 per film. 1411 21st Ave., Seattle (central-cinema.com).
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