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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.

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Purple Rain

Purple Rain

Prince's semi-autobiographical camp classic from 1984. See him perform Let's Go Crazy, Darling Nikki, The Beautiful Ones, When Doves Cry, I Would Die 4 You and more. Dancing in the aisles absolutely allowed. R, 111 min.

Rose Theatre or Rosebud Theatre Playing in the Rose Theatre or Rosebud Cinema
Sat, 4/30 9:45
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Midnight Special

Midnight Special

A provocative, genre-defying film as supernatural as it is intimately human, Midnight Special follows a father, Roy (Michael Shannon), who goes on the run to protect his young son Alton, a boy with mysterious powers that even Roy himself cannot comprehend. Risking everything, Roy is committed to helping Alton reach his ultimate purpose, whatever that might be. PG-13, 111 min.

Rose Theatre or Rosebud Theatre Playing in the Rose Theatre or Rosebud Cinema
Thu, 4/28 4:30, 7:10 Ends Thursday
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Miles Ahead

Miles Ahead

A wildly entertaining, impressionistic, no-holds barred portrait of one of 20th century music's creative geniuses, Miles Davis, featuring a career defining performance by Oscar nominee Don Cheadle in the title role. The film focuses on several years in the late 70s when he disappeared from view, his musical voice stifled. R, 100 min.

Starlight Room Playing in the Starlight Room · 21+ Venue
Thu, 4/28 - Tue, 5/3 4:15s, 7:15s
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The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

Based on Rudyard Kipling's timeless stories, The Jungle Book is an all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli, a young boy raised by a family of wolves. The film is voiced by actors Idris Elba, Ben Kingsley, Bill Murray, Lupita Nyong'o, Christopher Walken, Scarlett Johansson and newcomer Neel Sethi. A lush and enchanting journey. PG, 106 min.

Rose Theatre or Rosebud Theatre Playing in the Rose Theatre or Rosebud Cinema
Thu, 4/28 - Fri, 4/29 4:00 (2D), 6:45 (3D)
Sat, 4/30 - Sun, 5/1 2:15 (2D), 4:45 (2D), 7:30 (3D)
Mon, 5/2 - Thu, 5/5 4:00 (2D), 6:45 (3D)
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Everybody Wants Some!!

Everybody Wants Some!!

From writer/director Richard Linklater comes the "spiritual sequel" to DAZED AND CONFUSED. A group of college baseball players navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood. R, 116 min.

Rose Theatre or Rosebud Theatre Playing in the Rose Theatre or Rosebud Cinema
Fri, 4/29 4:30, 7:30
Sat, 4/30 - Sun, 5/1 1:00, 4:00, 7:00
Mon, 5/2 - Thu, 5/5 4:30, 7:30
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Elektra

Elektra

Met Opera Live! The genius director Patrice Chéreau (From the House of the Dead) didn’t live to see his great Elektra production, previously presented in Aix and Milan, make it to the stage of the Met. But his overpowering vision lives on with soprano Nina Stemme — unmatched today in the heroic female roles of Strauss and Wagner — who portrays Elektra’s primal quest for vengeance. 120 min.

Rose Theatre or Rosebud Theatre Playing in the Rose Theatre or Rosebud Cinema
Sat, 4/30 9:55 a.m.
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Coming Soon

The King and I
5/8

In honor of Mother's Day we're presenting this glorious digital restoration of Rogers and Hammerstein's musical. Made 60 years ago, it stars Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner in the story of a governess put in charge of the children of the King of Siam.

Berlin Philharmonic: Wagner and Bruckner
5/15

The Berlin Philharmonic shines in this magnificent program directed by Andris Nelsons, who has been hailed as "a miracle conductor." The program includes Richard Wagner and Anton Bruckner. Says Nelsons "Wagner's music goes beyond the intellect, beyond an explanation in words. It is transcendental." 160 min.

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All the President's Men
5/25

The classic film starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman as reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein of the Washington Post, with Jason Robards as editor Ben Bradlee. Uncovering the story of the century and getting to the root of the Watergate scandal that brought down Richard Nixon, this thrilling journalistic detective story is a work of art.

The First Monday in May
Dates TBD

The First Monday in May follows the creation of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's most attended fashion exhibition in history, "China: Through The Looking Glass." With unprecedented access, it captures the collision of high fashion and celebrity at the Met Gala. With renowned artists, fashion designers and filmmakers, the movie dives into the debate about whether fashion should be viewed as art. PG-13, 90 min.

Dark Horse
Dates TBD

An inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite 'sport of kings' and breed themselves a racehorse. PG, 85 min.

The Meddler
Dates TBD

A warmhearted and quirky comedy about parental bonds and personal reinvention. When recently widowed Marnie (Susan Sarandon) moves to L.A. to be near her daughter, she discovers that her adult offspring is not as thrilled as she is. Marnie finds ways to channel her eternal optimism and forceful generosity to change the lives of others - as well as her own - and find a new purpose. PG-13, 100 min.

Sing Street
Dates TBD

Like his earlier film Once, Sing Street is inspired by writer/director John Carney’s life and love for music, and tells the story of a 14-year-old named Cosmo growing up in 80’s Dublin. He writes a song, forms a scrappy band with some school mates, writes more songs, and shoots some wicked music videos. How to shoot pop videos in a recession ridden country? Beg, borrow and steal. And steal.

Love and Friendship
Starts 6/3

A hilariously mannered comedy written and directed by Whit Stillman (Metropolitan, Barcelona, Last Days of Disco) starring Chloe Sevigny, Kate Beckinsale and Stephen Fry, based on Jane Austen's epistolary novel, Lady Susan.

Vita Activa - The Spirit of Hannah Arendt
Dates TBD

A brand new documentary about one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century. The German-Jewish philosopher Hannah Arendt caused an uproar in the 1960s by coining the subversive concept of the "Banality of Evil" in the New Yorker magazine. Her insights into the nature of evil, totalitarianism, ideologies, and the perils faced by refugees are more relevant than ever. 132 min.

A Ballerina's Tale
Dates TBD

The story of renowned ballerina Misty Copeland, the one of the most acclaimed ballerinas of her time. During her lead solo debut in 2013 she performs despite six fractures in her shin. The film is an intimate look at this artist during a crucial period in her life. It climaxes with a landmark performance of Misty in Swan Lake. 85 min.

A Bigger Splash
Dates TBD

Rock legend Marianne (Tilda Swinton) is recuperating on a remote island with her partner when iconoclast record producer and old flame Harry (Ralph Fiennes) unexpectedly arrives with his daughter, bringing with him an A-bomb blast of nostalgia from which there can be no rescue. A sensuous portrait of desire, jealousy and rock and roll, under the Mediterranean sun. R, 124 min.

One More Time
Dates TBD

A lovely indie musical dramedy starring Christopher Walken and Amber Heard as father and daughter. One on the downhill path from musical stardom, the other seeking a way for herself in the world.

April and the Extraordinary World
Dates TBD

From the producers of Persepolis and the mind of renowned graphic novelist Jacques Tardi comes a riveting sci-fi adventure set in an alternate steampunk universe. Paris, 1941. A family of scientists is on the brink of discovering a powerful longevity serum when all of a sudden a mysterious force abducts them, leaving their young daughter April behind. Ten years later, she continues their quest. 106 min.