FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Great Barrington, Mass.—The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center adds four classic movies to its year-round programming lineup: The Shining (1980) on Friday, January 28 at 7 p.m.; Roman Holiday (1953) on Monday, February 14 at 7 p.m.; Remember the Titans (2000) on Saturday, February 19 at 7 p.m.; and The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980) on Friday, March 4 at 7 p.m.
In addition to pre-existing vaccine and mask protocols, all January and February screenings are general admission with limited audience capacity, so patrons can seat themselves comfortably.
Stanley Kubrick’s psychological horror movie The Shining (1980, rated R) will screen Friday, January 28 at 7 p.m. Considered one of the most influential thrillers of all time, the film follows Jack (Jack Nicholson) and Wendy (Shelley Duvall) Torrance as they oversee a remote hotel in the Colorado Rockies over the winter.
The Mahaiwe will show Roman Holiday (1953, rated G) on Monday, February 14 at 7 p.m. as a special Valentine’s Day screening. Starring Gregory Peck as Joe the reporter and Audrey Hepburn as Ann the royal belle, the film is a classic staple of the romantic comedy genre.
Remember the Titans (2000, rated PG) will screen Saturday, February 19 at 7 p.m. Denzel Washington portrays Herman Boone, the coach of a high school football team during their first season as a racially integrated squad.
The Mahaiwe will screen the comedy The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980, rated PG) on Friday, March 4 at 7 p.m. A glass bottle falls from a plane in the sky, setting South African hunter-gatherer Xi on a journey of bizarre encounters and events.
Mahaiwe movies are sponsored by Buchwald.
Tickets and Safety Protocols
Tickets are $8 each, or $5 for ages 12 and under when applicable. All tickets must be purchased in advance at mahaiwe.org or by calling 413-528-0100 during Box Office hours, Wednesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Proof of vaccination (or recent COVID test) and ID are required for admission, and masks are worn at all times in the theater. For further information about COVID-19 safety protocols, see mahaiwe.org/update.
About the Mahaiwe
Located in downtown Great Barrington, Mass., the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center is the year-round presenter of world-class music, dance, theater, classic films, Live in HD broadcasts, and arts education programs for the southern Berkshires and neighboring regions. The intimate jewel box of a theater opened in 1905. Since 2005, the performing arts center has hosted over 1,500 events and welcomed over half a million people through its doors. More than 22,000 students from 73 different schools have benefited from the Mahaiwe’s school-time performances and residencies. For more information, see mahaiwe.org.