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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Movie patrons of all ages must provide 1) full Covid-19 vaccination documentation and 2) Photo ID. Masks required when not eating or drinking. Youth patrons without photo ID must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. MERV-13 filters installed in HVAC system. Thank you for keeping our community safe! Click link for full Covid safety protocols.


Starlight Room thru 12/9 - Starts in Rosebud Cinema on 12/10

C'mon C'mon

In this soft-spoken yet casually profound family drama, Johnny (Joaquin Phoenix) and his young nephew forge a tenuous but transformational relationship when they are unexpectedly thrown together in this delicate and deeply moving story about the connections between adults and children, the past and the future, from writer-director Mike Mills. R, 108 min. The Starlight Room 21+ Venue, ID required. Only 40 seats; advance tickets recommended.

Closed Captioned Described Video

Showtimes

Playing in the Rosebud Cinema
Date Time
Fri, 12/10 7:00
Sat, 12/11 - Sun, 12/12 1:30, 7:00
Mon, 12/13 - Tue, 12/14 Closed
Wed, 12/15 - Thu, 12/16 7:00
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Showtimes

Playing in the Starlight Room · 21+ Venue
Date Time
Mon, 12/6 - Tue, 12/7 Closed
Wed, 12/8 - Thu, 12/9 4:15, 7:30
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Rosebud Cinema - Ends Thursday 12/9

Paper & Glue

A joyous documentary from JR, Agnes Varda's collaborator on the hit film FACES PLACES. Pulled from vast archives documenting 20 years of behind-the-scenes moments in the life of the anonymous French artist JR — intercut with verité footage of his current-day collaborations — PAPER & GLUE turns JR’s large-scale public art projects into something very personal and intimate. Neither a biopic, nor an art film, this documentary is a journey that lets audiences discover for themselves the beauty that emerges when those who are too often forgotten are finally given their own spotlight. NR, 94 min., French, Portuguese and Spanish with subtitles.

Closed Captioned

Showtimes

Playing in the Rosebud Cinema
Date Time
Mon, 12/6 - Tue, 12/7 Closed
Wed, 12/8 - Thu, 12/9 6:50
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Rosebud Cinema - Ends Thursday 12/9

Julia

The story of the legendary cookbook author and television superstar who changed the way Americans think about food, television, and even about women. Using never-before-seen archival footage, personal photos, first-person narratives, and cutting-edge, mouth-watering food cinematography, the film traces Julia Child's surprising path. PG-13, 95 min. The Starlight Room 21+ Venue, ID required. Only 40 seats; advance tickets recommended. **Special offer from Finistere with ticket purchase! More info on film detail page.**

Showtimes

Playing in the Rosebud Cinema
Date Time
Mon, 12/6 - Tue, 12/7 Closed
Wed, 12/8 - Thu, 12/9 4:30
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Rose Theatre - Ends Thursday 12/9

House Of Gucci

HOUSE OF GUCCI is inspired by the shocking true story of the family empire behind the Italian fashion house of Gucci. Spanning three decades of love, betrayal, decadence, revenge, and ultimately murder, we see what a name means, what it's worth, and how far a family will go for control. R, 157 min.

Showtimes

Playing in the Rose Theatre
Date Time
Mon, 12/6 - Tue, 12/7 Closed
Wed, 12/8 - Thu, 12/9 4:00, 7:20
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Starlight Room - Starts 12/10

Don't Look Up

Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence), an astronomy grad student, and her professor Dr. Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio) make an astounding discovery of a comet orbiting within the solar system. The problem: it's on a direct collision course with Earth. The other problem? No one really seems to care. R, 145 min. The Starlight Room 21+ Venue, ID required. Only 40 seats; advance tickets recommended.

Showtimes

Playing in the Starlight Room · 21+ Venue
Date Time
Fri, 12/10 4:15, 7:45
Sat, 12/11 - Sun, 12/12 12:15, 4:15, 7:45
Mon, 12/13 - Tue, 12/14 Closed
Wed, 12/15 - Thu, 12/16 4:15, 7:45
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Rose Theatre - Starts 12/10

West Side Story

Actors renowned in theatre and film, those new to the silver screen, and a host of talented singers an dancers will join Steven Spielberg and his crew in bringing a new adaptation of the original, beloved stage musical from 1957, WEST SIDE STORY to the cinema. A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York street gangs - the Sharks, a Puerto Rican gang, and the Jets, a gang made up of "American" boys. PG-13, 156 min.

Showtimes

Playing in the Rose Theatre
Date Time
Fri, 12/10 4:00, 7:30
Sat, 12/11 - Sun, 12/12 12:30, 4:00, 7:30
Mon, 12/13 - Tue, 12/14 Closed
Wed, 12/15 - Thu, 12/16 4:00, 7:30
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Rosebud Cinema - Starts 12/10

Belfast

Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh, BELFAST is a poignant story of love, laughter and loss in one boy's childhood, amid the music and social tumult of the late 1960s. Featuring an enchanting performance from Judi Dench, BELFAST is already garnering buzz as an Oscars Best Picture frontrunner. PG-13, 97 min.

Closed Captioned Described Video

Showtimes

Playing in the Rosebud Cinema
Date Time
Fri, 12/10 - Sun, 12/12 4:30
Mon, 12/13 - Tue, 12/14 Closed
Wed, 12/15 - Thu, 12/16 4:30
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Rose Theatre - Coming 12/11

The Metropolitan Opera Live: The Magic Flute

Part of the Metropolitan Opera Live Series: Now a holiday tradition, Julie Taymor’s beloved production of Mozart’s enchanting fairy tale returns in its abridged, English-language version for families. Soprano Erin Morley, last seen at the Met as a brilliant Olympia in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, is the empowered Pamina, and tenor Ben Bliss is the valiant Tamino. Baritone Nathan Gunn is the comic birdcatcher Papageno, and soprano Kathryn Lewek reprises her hair-raising rendition of the malevolent Queen of the Night. Harry Bicket conducts. 2 hrs.

Showtimes

Playing in the Rose Theatre
Date Time
Sat, 12/11 9:55 am
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Featured Streaming Films

$12 / $8 Members

Sun Children

SUN CHILDREN is the story of 12-year-old Ali and his three friends. Together they work hard to survive and support their families, doing small jobs in a garage and committing petty crimes to make fast money. In a turn of events that seems miraculous, Ali is entrusted to find a hidden treasure underground. He recruits his gang, but first, to gain access to the tunnel, the children must enroll at the Sun School, a charitable institution that tries to educate street kids and child laborers, close to where the treasure is located.


$12 / $8 Members

Beyond the Visible - Hilma af Klint

Hilma af Klint was an abstract artist before the term existed, a visionary, trailblazing figure who, inspired by spiritualism, modern science, and the riches of the natural world around her, began in 1906 to reel out a series of huge, colorful, sensual, strange works without precedent in painting. The subject of a recent smash retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum, af Klint was for years an all-but-forgotten figure in art historical discourse, before her long-delayed rediscovery.


$12 / $8 Members

Nowhere In Africa

A love story spanning two continents, NOWHERE IN AFRICA is the extraordinary true tale of a Jewish family who flees the Nazi regime in 1938 for a remote farm in Kenya. Abandoning their once-comfortable existence in Germany, Walter Redlich, his wife Jettel and their five-year-old daughter Regina each deal with the harsh realities of their new life in different ways.


$12 / $8 Members

Rose Plays Julie

As an only child, Rose enjoyed a loving relationship with her adoptive parents. However, for as long as Rose can remember she has wanted to know who her biological parents are and the facts of her true identity. What Rose cannot possibly foresee is that she is on a collision course that will prove both violent and unsettling – dark forces gather and threaten to destroy her already fragile sense of her own identity. **Includes disturbing images involving animals.**


Coming Soon

12/19

Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker

Part of the Bolshoi Ballet Series: On Christmas Eve, Marie and her whole family are gathered around the tree in celebration of the holiday. She receives a magical gift from her godfather Drosselmeyerand soon enough this Christmas eve will take an unexpected turn for her. Marie's new doll comes alive and carries her into a whirlwind adventure. 2 hrs, 15 min. **Attendees of all ages must provide proof of vaccination**


Starts 12/22

The Matrix Resurrections

From visionary filmmaker Lana Wachowski comes “The Matrix Resurrections,” the long-awaited fourth film in the groundbreaking franchise that redefined a genre. The new film reunites original stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss in the iconic roles they made famous, Neo and Trinity. Plagued by strange memories, Neo's life takes an unexpected turn when he finds himself back inside the Matrix. R, 140 min.


Starts 12/24

The Lost Daughter

Alone on a seaside vacation, Leda becomes consumed with a young mother and daughter as she watches them on the beach. Unnerved by their compelling relationship, (and their raucous and menacing extended family), Leda is overwhelmed by her own memories of the terror, confusion and intensity of early motherhood. An impulsive act shocks Leda into the strange and ominous world of her own mind, where she is forced to face the unconventional choices she made as a young mother and their consequences. Directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal. R, 122 min.


Starts 12/24

Licorice Pizza

LICORICE PIZZA is the story of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine growing up, running around, and falling in love in the San Fernando Valley, 1973. Written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, the film tracks the treacherous navigation of first love. R, 133 min.


Date TBD

The Rescue

This edge-of-your-seat documentary chronicles the enthralling, against-all-odds story that transfixed the world in 2018: the daring rescue of twelve boys and their coach from deep inside a flooded cave in Northern Thailand. THE RESCUE brings alive one of the most perilous and extraordinary rescues in modern times, shining a light on the high-risk world of cave diving, the astounding courage and compassion of the rescuers, and the shared humanity of the international community that united to save the boys. PG, 107 min.


Date TBD

King Richard

Armed with a clear vision and a brazen 78-page plan, Richard Williams is determined to write his daughters, Venus and Serena, into history. Training on Compton, California's neglected tennis courts – rain or shine – the girls are shaped by their father's unyielding commitment and their mother's balanced perspective and keen intuition, defying the seemingly insurmountable odds and prevailing expectations laid before them. PG-13, 146 min.


1/1/2022

The Metropolitan Opera Live: Cinderella

Part of the Metropolitan Opera Live Series: In this New Year’s Day performance, Laurent Pelly’s storybook staging of Massenet’s Cendrillon, a hit of the 2017–18 season, is presented with an all-new English translation in an abridged 90-minute adaptation, with mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as its rags-to-riches princess. 1 hr, 50 min. Sung in French with subtitles.


Starts 1/14/22

The Velvet Queen

High up on the Tibetan plateau, amongst unexplored and inaccessible valleys lies one of the last sanctuaries of the wild world, where rare and undiscovered fauna lives. Vincent Munier, one of the world's most renowned wildlife photographers takes the adventurer and novelist Sylvain Tesson with him on his latest mission to try and spot the snow leopard, one of the rarest and most difficult big cats to approach. NR, 92 min. French with subtitles.


Coming 1/17/2022

MLK / FBI - Free Screening

TICKETS AVAILABLE 1/7/2022: Our annual free screening for the community in honor of MLK Day is back in-person on January 17, 2022! Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered today as an American hero: a bridge-builder, a shrewd political tactician, and a moral leader. Yet throughout his history-altering political career, he was often treated by U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies like an enemy of the state. NR, 102 min. Tickets are first come, first serve and only 2 tickets per person.


1/29/2022

The Metropolitan Opera Live: Rigoletto

Part of the Metropolitan Opera Live Series: Bartlett Sher’s bold new take on Verdi’s timeless tragedy arrives in cinemas on January 29. The Tony Award­–winning director resets the opera’s action in 1920s Europe, with Art Deco sets by Michael Yeargan and elegant costumes by Catherine Zuber, themselves boasting a combined 11 Tony Awards. Baritone Quinn Kelsey, a commanding artist at the height of his powers, brings his searing portrayal of the title role to the Met for the first time. 3 hrs, 30 min. Sung in Italian with subtitles.


Starts 2/4/22

New Worlds: The Cradle of Civilization

Filmed one summer night in Greece, New Worlds: THE CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION, captures screen legend Bill Murray and world-renowned cellist Jan Vogler's final performance of their European "New Worlds" tour. Both poignant and humorous, this uniquely entertaining program is filled with Murray's trademark charm. NR, 102 min.


2/6/22

Bolshoi Ballet: Jewels

Part of the Bolshoi Ballet Series: Emeralds for the elegance and sophistication of Paris, rubies for the speed and modernity of New York, and diamonds for an imperial St. Petersburg. Three sparkling scenes accompanied by the music of three essential composers, feature thestyles of the three dance schools that have contributed to making George Balanchine a legend of modern ballet. 2 hrs, 20 min.


Returning 2/12/22

The Metropolitan Opera: Fire Shut Up In My Bones

Back by popular demand! Part of the Metropolitan Opera Series: Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Grammy Award–winning jazz musician and composer Terence Blanchard’s adaptation of Charles M. Blow’s moving memoir, which The New York Times praised after its 2019 world premiere at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as “bold and affecting” and “subtly powerful.” The first opera by a Black composer presented on the Met stage and featuring a libretto by filmmaker Kasi Lemmons, the opera tells a poignant and profound story about a young man’s journey to overcome a life of trauma and hardship. 3 hrs, 15 min. Sung in English. Pre-recorded. Tickets on sale November 12th.


3/6/22

Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake

Part of the Bolshoi Ballet Series: Lured to the banks of a mysterious lake by his alter-ego, the Evil Genius, Prince Siegfried encounters the most beautiful swan Odette and swears his love to her. At the castle, prospective brides try to entertain the distracted Prince,but it is the ravishing swan Odile who threatens the promise Siegfried made to Odette. 2 hrs, 35 min.


3/12/2022

The Metropolitan Opera Live: Ariadne Auf Naxos

Part of the Metropolitan Opera Live Series: The exhilarating soprano Lise Davidsen makes her Live in HD debut in one of her signature roles, the mythological Greek heroine of Strauss’s enchanting masterpiece. The outstanding cast for this March 12 transmission also features mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as the Composer of the opera-within-an-opera around which the plot revolves, with soprano Brenda Rae as the spirited Zerbinetta and tenor Brandon Jovanovich as Ariadne’s lover, the god Bacchus. Marek Janowski conducts. 3 hrs, 5 min. Sung in German with subtitles.


3/26/2022

The Metropolitan Opera Live: Don Carlos

Part of the Metropolitan Opera Live Series: For the first time in company history, the Met presents the original five-act French version of Verdi’s epic opera of doomed love among royalty, set against the backdrop of the Spanish Inquisition. Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads a world-beating cast of opera’s leading lights in this March 26 performance, including tenor Matthew Polenzani in the title role, soprano Sonya Yoncheva as Élisabeth de Valois, and mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča as Eboli. 5 hrs, 15 min. Sung in French with subtitles.


4/16/22, 4/24/22

National Theatre Live: The Book of Dust

Part of the Theatre From London Series: Set twelve years before the epic HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, this gripping adaptation of THE BOOK OF DUST – LA BELLE SAUVAGE revisits Philip Pullman’s fantastical world in which waters are rising and storms are brewing. Two young people and their demons, with everything at stake, find themselves at the center of a terrifying manhunt. In their care is a tiny child called Lyra Belacqua, and in that child lies the fate of the future. And as the waters rise around them, powerful adversaries conspire for mastery of Dust: salvation to some, the source of infinite corruption to others.


5/7/2022

The Metropolitan Opera Live: Turandot

Part of the Metropolitan Opera Live Series: Superstar Anna Netrebko makes her long-awaited Met role debut as Puccini’s icy princess—seen live in cinemas on May 7. Tenor Yonghoon Lee is the bold prince determined to win Turandot’s love, alongside soprano Ermonela Jaho as the devoted servant Liù legendary bass Ferruccio Furlanetto as the blind king Timur. Marco Armiliato conducts Puccini’s stirring score. 3 hrs, 30 min. Sung in Italian with subtitles.


5/8/22, 5/14/22

National Theatre Live: Hex

Part of the Theatre From London Series: A vividly original retelling of Sleeping Beauty, HEX is a mythic, big-hearted new musical that goes beyond the waking kiss. Deep in the woods, a lonely fairy longs for someone to bless. When she is summoned to the palace to help the princess sleep, her dream turns into a nightmare and her blessing becomes a curse. Soon, she is plunged into a frantic, hundred-year quest to somehow make everything right.


5/15/22

Bolshoi Ballet: The Pharaoh’s Daughter

Part of the Bolshoi Ballet Series: While traveling in Egypt, Lord Wilson is caught in a sandstorm and finds refuge in the nearest pyramid where Aspicia, the daughter of one of Egypt’s most powerful pharaohs, lies entombed. When he falls asleep, lulled by the haze of opium, Aspicia comes to life and his passion for her will take him on a fantastic journey. 2 hrs, 50 min.


5/21/2022

The Metropolitan Opera Live: Lucia Di Lammermoor

Part of the Metropolitan Opera Live Series: On May 21, soprano Nadine Sierra takes on one of the repertory’s most formidable and storied roles, the haunted heroine of Lucia di Lammermoor, in an electrifying new staging by in-demand Australian theater and film director Simon Stone, conducted by Riccardo Frizza. Show-stopping tenor Javier Camarena adds to the bel canto fireworks as Lucia’s beloved, Edgardo, with baritone Artur Ruciński as her overbearing brother, Enrico, and bass Matthew Rose as her tutor, Raimondo. 3 hrs, 45 min. Sung in Italian with subtitles.


6/4/2022

The Metropolitan Opera Live: Hamlet

Part of the Metropolitan Opera Live Series: When Australian composer Brett Dean’s HAMLET had its world premiere at the Glyndebourne Festival in 2017, The Guardian declared, “New opera doesn’t often get to sound this good … Shakespeare offers a gauntlet to composers that shouldn’t always be picked up, but Dean’s Hamlet rises to the challenge.” On June 4, this riveting contemporary masterpiece appears live in cinemas, with Neil Armfield, who directed the work’s premiere, bringing his acclaimed staging to the Met stage. 3 hrs, 35 min.


6/5/22, 6/11/22

National Theatre Live: Henry V

Part of the Theatre from London Series: Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) plays the title role in Shakespeare’s thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power. Fresh to the throne, King Henry V launches England into a bloody war with France. When his campaign encounters resistance, this inexperienced new ruler must prove he is fit to guide a country into war.