THE PARADISE PRESENTS: "All the World's a Stage!" Eight films about the players...
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"All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts..." -William Shakespeare
This June at the Paradise Theatre, we are celebrating the theatre itself! Join us as we journey through centuries' worth of theatrical traditions from across the globe with eight unique films that observe the hallowed art of performance. For our final film in the series, we are shining a light on a performer who lit up every stage and screen she was on- to celebrate Judy Garland's 100th birthday join us at the Paradise on June 20th for George Cukor's definitive version of A STAR IS BORN!
Academy Award winner Judy Garland stars as a young nightclub singer who becomes a star but loses the man she loves--who will not allow himself to hinder her rise to fame once A Star is Born.The career of talented nightclub singer Esther Blodgett (Garland--The Wizard of Oz) is launched by movie star Norman Maine (James Mason), who also wins the young singer's heart. Esther becomes leading lady Vicki Lester and Mrs. Norman Maine, but as Maine's career flounders, he sinks into an abyss of alcoholism. Esther chooses to sacrifice her stardom to care for her husband, but he will not allow Esther to abandon her dreams for him.Features Judy Garland singing "The Man that Got Away."Nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Actress (Judy Garland), Best Actor (James Mason) and Best Song ("The Man that Got Away").Based on the classic 1937 film.
(Courtesy of Warner Bros.)
Monday June 20, 8:00 PM/7:30 PM Doors