Newton, NJ – The Newton Theatre is bringing back movies! Theatre management announces the return of cinema to the historic venue, which is currently a performing arts center. The addition of movies will enhance the contribution the theatre makes in presenting the arts in Sussex County.
The Newton Theatre has an all new HD digital cinema projector and sound system, plus a new thirty foot movie screen for spectacular movie presentations. Movies will be presented weekly, between live stage performances. The Newton Theatre team is planning a variety of film types, including classics, concert movies, special events and more.
The premiere movie special event is The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Saturday, June 27th. The cult classic begins at 9:00 pm with a shadow cast, Home of Happiness, acting out the scenes simultaneously. A pre-show party will begin at 8:00 pm and includes music, dancing and a costume contest.
The Newton Theatre was built and operated as a movie theatre for most of its history, until 2011 when it was renovated and reopened as a performing arts center. Shows presented at the theatre have included Todd Rundgren, Judy Collins, Lyle Lovett, Kansas, Arlo Guthrie, Jon Anderson and The Glenn Miller Orchestra.
For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.thenewtontheatre.com or contact the Box Office at 973-383-3700.
The historic Newton Theatre, located at 234 Spring Street in Newton, NJ, was founded in 1924. Revitalized and fully renovated, Sussex County’s premier entertainment venue reopened in 2011 as a 605 seat capacity live performing arts center. With it’s rich history and diverse programming The Newton Theatre is essential to the buoyancy of New Jersey’s Skylands region. More information about The Newton Theatre may be found by calling 973-383-3700 or by visiting its website at www.TheNewtonTheatre.com.