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The Rose is a little jewel of a cinema with a world-class line-up of movies, plays, ballets and operas from around the globe. Our generous, culture-loving fans are the heart of this historic theatre, and part of what makes Port Townsend so rich and so unique.

Now Playing

The Lunchbox
Starred s shows in the Starlight Room · 21+ venue

The Lunchbox

Housewife Ila is trying once again to add some spice to her marriage. She prepares a special lunchbox to be delivered to him at work, but, unbeknownst to her, it is mistakenly delivered to another office worker, Saajan, a lonely man on the verge of retirement. Thus begins a beautifully potent film about love, friendship and culinary passion. 105 min.

Wed, 4/23 4:15s
Thu, 4/24 - Thu 5/1 4:15s 7:15s
An Evening of Poetry & Baseball
Starred s shows in the Starlight Room · 21+ venue

An Evening of Poetry & Baseball

April is National Poetry Month and baseball season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate these twin rites of spring than with a screening of one of the best romantic comedies, Bull Durham. Featuring a live selection of poems and guests from Copper Canyon Press before the flick. The Silverwater Cafe will be serving their delicious sliders, and the best ballpark franks imaginable! 108 min.

Wed, 4/23 7:15s $12
Afternoon of a Faun

Afternoon of a Faun

Of all the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq may have been the most transcendent. With a body unlike anyone before her, she was mesmerizing. She became the new prototype for the great George Balanchine and was the foremost dancer of her day until it suddenly all stopped. At the age of 27, she was struck down with polio. The ballet world has been haunted by her story ever since. 91 min.

Wed, 4/3 - Thu, 4/24 4:30
Draft Day

Draft Day

Director Ivan Reitman (Ghostbusters, Meatballs) has created a wonderfully entertaining film that works perfectly for this very talented cast. On the day of the NFL cast, general manager Sonny Weaver (Kevin Costner) has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. Also starring Jennifer Garner. 120 min.

Wed, 4/23 4:00, 7:00
Thu, 4/24 4:00 Open Caption
Thu, 4/24 7:00
Le Week-End

Le Week-End

A magically buoyant, bittersweet romantic comedy starring two of Britain's national treasures (Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan) giving exquisite performances as Nick and Meg, a long-married British couple revisiting Paris for the first time since their honeymoon in an attempt to rekindle their relationship. 93 min.

Wed, 4/23 - Thu, 4/24 7:30

Coming Soon

Particle Fever
4/25 - 5/1

Imagine being able to watch as Edison turned on the first light bulb, or as Franklin received his first jolt of electricity. For the first time a film gives audiences a front row seat to a significant and inspiring breakthrough as it happens. The film follows six brilliant scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider, making the start-up of the biggest and most expensive experiment in the history of the planet. 97 min.

4/25 - 5/1

If you need a reminder of what a fine, nuanced actor Nicolas Cage can be, take a look at Joe. This is the kind of artful character study that marked Cage's work in Leaving Las Vegas, Raising Arizona and Adaptation. A gripping mix of friendship, violence and redemption erupts in the contemporary South. 117 min.

Cosi fan tutte
4/26, 4/30

Met Opera Live in HD. Music Director James Levine conducts Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love.

5/2 - 5/8

October, 1991: An entire country watched transfixed, as a poised African-American woman in a blue dress sat before a senate committee of 14 white men and with a clear, unwavering voice recounted the repeated acts of sexual harassment she had endured while working with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. The intimate story of a woman who spoke truth to power. 95 min.

Say Anything

A 25th anniversary screening! Cameron Crowe's classic 80's film starring John Cusack, Ione Skye, Lili Taylor, John Mahoney, Jeremy Piven and Eric Stoltz. 100 min.

Nebraska + Screenwriter Bob Nelson

Join us for this special event presented by the PTFF! Academy Award nominated Nebraska screenwriter Bob Nelson will be interviewed by Seattle Times film critic Moira Macdonald following a screening of his film, starring the tremendous Bruce Dern.

La Cenerentola
5/10, 5/14

Met Opera Live in HD. A peerless pair of Rossini virtuosos joins forces—a vocal tour de force for mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, singing her first Met performances of the Cinderella title role, and the high-flying tenor Juan Diego Flórez, as her Prince Charming.

The Mountain Poems of Stonehouse: A Translation in Celebration & Song

The poetry of Stonehouse, the fourteenth century hermit and poet, is presented in a bilingual reading by translator Red Pine and musical performance by vocalist and composer Jessika Kenney with musicians Eyvind Kang and Jarrad Powell.

King Lear
5/24, 5/31

Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes returns to the National Theatre to direct Simone Russell Beale in the title role of Shakespeare's tragedy.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
6/7, 6/14

Based on the acclaimed novel by Mark Haddon, and directed by Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been hailed by The Times as a phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle. Winner of 7 Oliver Awards in 2013, including Best New Play.

A Hard Day's Night
7/4 - 7/6

A beautiful digital presentation of the classic Beatles film. Join John, Paul, George and Ringo as they dash across London in this madcap musical adventure. 92 min.

A Small Family Business
7/13, 7/19

A riotous exposure of entrepreneurial greed by Olivier Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn (Bedroom Farce, A Chorus of Disapproval). A Small Family Business returns to the National Theatre for the first time since its celebrated premiere in 1987, when it won the Evening Standard Award for Best Play.