Featured Events & Opera House News

Cinema Series: The Old Man and the Gun

November 17, at 7:30pm
November 20, at 7:30pm

Robert Redford's final acting role ... Based on a true story - Forrest Tucker (Redford) has been on the wrong side of the law since he was a teen. He grew into a career bank robber who broke out of prison 18 times, including a daring escape from San Quentin at age 70. Now in his twilight years, he goes on an unprecedented string of daring heists that confound authorities and enchants the public. Wrapped up in the chase are a detective (Casey Affleck) who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek) who loves him in spite of his chosen profession. 

   

The King and I

December 6, at 7:00pm

The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater's production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I comes to cinemas in this unmissable event recorded live from London's iconic Palladium.  Making their West End debuts, Broadway's "undisputed Queen" Kelli O'Hara reprises her Tony Award-winning performance as Anna Leonowens alongside Tony- and Oscar-nominated Ken Watanabe as the King of Siam.

 

      

 

            

 

Miracle on Main Street: The Polar Express

December 1, at 4:00pm

FREE Admission ... As part of the Miracle on Main Street celebration, the Village of Fredonia, Festivals Fredonia and the Opera House present a free screening of the popular holiday film The Polar Express. On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

  

 

Live at the Met: La Traviata

December 15, at 1:00pm

Live via satellite from NYC's Metropolitan Opera ... Soprano Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, in Giuseppe Verdi's beloved La Traviata.  Tenor Juan Diego Flórez returns to the Met for the first time in five seasons to sing the role of Alfredo, Violetta’s hapless lover. The title role of the “fallen woman” has captured the imaginations of audiences and performers alike with its inexhaustible vocal and dramatic possibilities - and challenges.  Violetta is considered a pinnacle of the soprano repertoire.