Cool nights are ahead this fall at Hopewell Theater where we’ll be presenting a selectively eclectic lineup of live music, live performances, stand-up comedy, and movies!
Welcomed by WXPN, singer-songwriters Johnny Irion and Darren Jessee bring folk-rock to Hopewell on September 20. You won’t be forgetting this duo’s timeless melodies and beautiful string arrangements any time soon. Along with other great virtuosos coming in October, Princeton native Jonah Tolchin brings his new indie-folk songs with acoustic elements of blues to a hometown crowd on October 12
Be amazed on November 21 when mandolin virtuoso Sierra Hull joins forces with banjo pro Noam Pikelny and fiddle veteran Stuart Duncan for an unforgettable concert. With more than a dozen live music shows and a delicious dine in menu, you’re guaranteed an excellent time out with family and friends.
Musical talent won’t be the only talent hitting HT’s stage this fall! West Point cadet turned comedian Ross Bennett brings us “Comedy For The Rest Of Us” on September 28 to give us a stand out stand up show. Get a baby-sitter and leave the kids at home on October 11 for “Aged Whine: Stand-Up for Grown-Ups with Adam Oliensis, Kyle Ocasio, and Brett Druck.” On November 19, comedians Carole Montgomery, Sandy Ehlers and Missy Hall bring us “Funny Women of a Certain Age: #FUNNYNEVERGETSOLD.” On November 15, learn about the true story of a Bletchley Park code breaker in WWII who misses her destiny but who never loses her strength of character, in “Remembrance Day,” a one woman play written and performed by Trentonian June Ballinger. On November 16, the whole family will enjoy a storytelling performance by the Shadowbox Theater Company of “Tobias Turkey,” the most determined baby turkey on the farm.
Classic cinema fans won’t be disappointed this fall as we kick off Spaghetti Western Wednesdays with “Blue Steel,” “The Outlaw,” and “West of the Divide.” Pre-order a delicious spaghetti dinner and make a night of it! Classic Cinema Sundays continue with “Charade” and “Till the Clouds Roll By.”
Our Films That Made Music series continues with reggae-classic “The Harder They Come,” “Quadrophenia,” and “Xanadu.” The Art of Living Well series begins on September 24 with “The Edge of Paradise” and continues biweekly with great films where patrons can cultivate serenity, meaning, and a deeper connection to one’s self and the world. Family Matinees are also back with “Snoopy, Come Home,” “Casper,” and “E.T.” In October, quote-a-long to “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” on October 5 followed by everyone’s favorite Halloween Fright Fest from October 24 through 31, featuring classic and contemporary horror films “Re-Animator,” Psycho,” “Dracula,” “Bird With the Crystal Plumage,” “Donnie Darko,” and “Night of the Living Dead.”
Finally, Springsteen fans won’t want to miss “Clarence Clemons: Who Do I Think I Am?” with postfilm Q/A with producer Joe Amodei and Springsteen scholar Shawn Poole. Fall brings a packed schedule to Hopewell Theater, and you won’t want to miss it! Visit our website for trailers, ticket links, and more.
Hopewell Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell. 609-466-1964. www.hopewelltheater.com.