Featured Events & Opera House News

Cinema Series: POMS

June 22, at 7:30pm
June 25, at 7:30pm

Special POMS door prizes at each screening ... Martha (Diane Keaton) is an introverted woman who moves to a retirement community that has shuffleboard, golf, bowling and other activities.  Hoping to be left alone, she meets Sheryl (Jacki Weaver), a fun-loving neighbor who insists they become best friends. After being pulled out of her shell, Martha and her new friend decide to form a cheerleading squad with their fellow residents (Pam Grier, Rhea Perlman and others).  As the two women hold auditions, they soon learn that it's never too late to follow your dreams, even when the odds are stacked against you.

 

 

The Birth of the American Legion and Fredonia Post #59

July 11, at 7:00pm

Pomfret Town Historian Todd Langworthy presents the fourth program in the 2019 Chautauqua County History Lecture Series with a focus on the American Legion in honor of the organization's 100th Anniversary in 2019. The talk will provide an introduction to the American Legion and discuss its importance in communities around the world today. The presentation also will feature a focus on Fredonia Memorial Post #59, with the story of its formation locally and the famous celebration held in 1919 honoring local veterans of "The Great War."

 

 

    

       

 

Maestro Grant Cooper Maestro Grant Cooper

24th Annual Bach & Beyond Baroque Music Festival

June 14, at 8:00pm
June 15, at 8:00pm
June 16, at 3:00pm

Three concerts over three days featuring of some of the greatest music ever written. Treat yourself to concerts by Baroque music specialists that will leave you applauding for more! Though the musical genius of Johann Sebastian Bach is the foundation of the Festival, each year we include other great composers whose works reflect Bach's inspirational influence.  This year's concerts include the music of Bach, Purcell, Handel, Vivaldi, Corelli and more; and it features acclaimed vocalists in some of the Baroque period's most widely recognized music. 

 

     

Art & Architecture On Screen: Van Gogh & Japan

June 20, at 7:00pm

"I envy the Japanese" Van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo.  In the exhibition on which this production is based - Van Gogh & Japan at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam - one can see why.  Though Vincent Van Gogh never actually visited Japan, it is the country that had the most profound influence on him and his art.  In this overlooked story of Van Gogh's art we see just how important his study of Japan was.