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 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 1/27 then Rosebud Cinema

Torn

A beautifully crafted and startlingly uplifting film made by the son of legendary mountain climber Alex Lowe. In 1999, Lowe was lost in an avalanche in Tibet. Miraculously surviving the avalanche was his best friend, Conrad Anker. Eventually Anker and Lowe's wife fell in love, and Anker raised Lowe's three sons. A profoundly intimate look a this family with never-before-seen archival footage of the '99 expedition. NR, 92 min. The Starlight Room 21+ Venue, ID required. Only 40 seats; advance tickets recommended.

Showtimes

Playing in the Rosebud Cinema
Date Time
Fri, 1/28 - Sun, 1/30 4:00
Mon, 1/31 - Tue, 2/1 Closed
Wed, 2/2 - Thu, 2/3 4:00
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Showtimes

Playing in the Starlight Room · 21+ Venue
Date Time
Mon, 1/24 - Tue, 1/25 Closed
Wed, 1/26 - Thu, 1/27 7:00
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Rosebud Cinema - Ends Thursday 1/27

Hive

Sundance triple award winner (Audience Award, Directing Award, World Cinema Grand Jury Prize), HIVE is a searing drama based on the true story of Fahrije, who, like many of the other women in her patriarchal village, has lived with fading hope since her husband went missing. In order to provide for her family, she pulls the other widows in her community together to launch a business. Together, they find healing and solace. NR, 84 min. Albanian with subtitles.

Showtimes

Playing in the Rosebud Cinema
Date Time
Mon, 1/24 - Tue, 1/25 Closed
Wed, 1/26 - Thu, 1/27 4:00
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Rose Theatre - Ends Thursday 1/27

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.

Showtimes

Playing in the Rose Theatre
Date Time
Mon, 1/24 - Tue, 1/25 Closed
Wed, 1/26 - Thu, 1/27 4:30
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Rose Theatre & Starlight Room thru 1/27 then Rosebud Cinema

The Tragedy of Macbeth

Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand star in this Joel Coen's bold and fierce adaptation - a tale of murder, madness ambition, and wrathful cunning. A Scottish lord becomes convinced by a trio of witches that he will become the next King of Scotland, and his ambitious wife supports him in his plans of seizing power. R, 105 min. The Starlight Room 21+ Venue, ID required. Only 40 seats; advance tickets recommended.

Closed Captioned Described Video

Showtimes

Playing in the Rose Theatre
Date Time
Mon, 1/24 - Tue, 1/25 Closed
Wed, 1/26 - Thu, 1/27 7:00
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Showtimes

Playing in the Rosebud Cinema
Date Time
Fri, 1/28 - Sat, 1/29 6:30
Mon, 1/31 - Tue, 2/1 Closed
Wed, 2/2 - Thu, 2/3 6:30
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Showtimes

Playing in the Starlight Room · 21+ Venue
Date Time
Mon, 1/24 - Tue, 1/25 Closed
Wed, 1/26 - Thu, 1/27 4:00
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Rosebud Cinema - Ends Thursday 1/27

Spider-Man: No Way Home

For the first time in the cinematic history of Spider-Man, our friendly neighborhood hero's identity is revealed, bringing his Super Hero responsibilities into conflict with his normal life and putting those he cares about most at risk. When he enlists Doctor Strange's help to restore his secret, the spell tears a hole in their world, releasing the most powerful villains who've ever fought a Spider-Man in any universe. PG-13, 148 min.

Showtimes

Playing in the Rosebud Cinema
Date Time
Mon, 1/24 - Tue, 1/25 Closed
Wed, 1/26 - Thu, 1/27 6:15
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Starts 1/28 - Rose Theatre

Flee

FLEE tells the story of Amin Nawabi as he grapples with a painful secret he has kept hidden for 20 years, one that threatens to derail the life he has built for himself and his soon to be husband. Recounted mostly through animation to director Jonas Poher Rasmussen, he tells for the first time the story of his extraordinary journey as a child refugee from Afghanistan. Danish with subtitles. PG-13, 83 min.

Showtimes

Playing in the Rose Theatre
Date Time
Fri, 1/28 - Sat, 1/29 4:30, 7:00
Sun, 1/30 4:30
Mon, 1/31 - Tue, 2/1 Closed
Wed, 2/2 - Thu, 2/3 4:30, 7:00
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Starts 1/28 - Starlight Room

Parallel Mothers

Acclaimed director Pedro Almodóvar's (VOLVER, ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER, BAD EDUCATION) latest triumph, starring long-time collaborator Penelope Cruz. Two women, Janis and Ana, coincide in a hospital room to each give birth. Both are single and unpartnered. Janis, middle-aged, is exultant. Ana, is younger and scared. Janis tries to encourage her. The words they exchange in these hours create a link, which changes their lives in a decisive way. "A ravishingly crafted work." - Hollywood Reporter. R, 122 min. Spanish with subtitles. The Starlight Room 21+ Venue, ID required. Only 40 seats; advance tickets recommended.

Showtimes

Playing in the Starlight Room · 21+ Venue
Date Time
Fri, 1/28 - Sun, 1/30 4:00, 7:15
Mon, 1/31 - Tue, 2/1 Closed
Wed, 2/2 - Thu, 2/3 4:00, 7:15
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1/29 - Rose Theatre

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. Approximately 3 hrs, 10 min. Sung in Italian with subtitles.

Showtimes

Playing in the Rose Theatre
Date Time
Sat, 1/29 9:55 am
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Featured Streaming Films

$10 / $6 Members

Infinitely Polar Bear

A father (Mark Ruffalo) struggling with bipolar disorder tries to win back his wife (Zoe Saldana) by attempting to take full responsibility of their two young, spirited daughters, who don't make the overwhelming task any easier. Based on a true story, INFINITELY POLAR BEAR is a funny and heartbreaking portrait of the many unexpected ways in which parents and children save each other.


$10 / $6 Members

Grandma

A misanthropic poet (Lily Tomlin), estranged from her daughter and recovering from a breakup, agrees to take her granddaughter (Julia Garner) across Los Angeles and help her find the money she needs for an unexpected mission. "Lily Tomlin - comedian, activist, national treasure and natural wonder - deftly balances a dazzling star turn and deeply felt character study in GRANDMA." — Washington Post


$10 / $6 Members

Maudie

MAUDIE, written by Sherry White, stars Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke, is based on a true story of an unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Hawke) hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maud (Hawkins) to be his housekeeper. Maud yearns to be independent, to live away from her protective family, and she also yearns, passionately, to create art. Unexpectedly, Everett finds himself falling in love. MAUDIE charts Everett’s efforts to protect himself from being hurt, Maud’s deep and abiding love for this difficult man, and her surprising rise to fame as a folk painter. 


Coming Soon

Starts 2/4

New Worlds: The Cradle of Civilization

What happens when the one and only Bill Murray recites American literature and flexes his pipes on songs from the great American songbook, backed by three accomplished classical musicians in a packed Acropolis? A unique and hugely enjoyable entertainment happens, that’s what. NR, 102 min.


Select shows in the Starlight Room
Big Night
Coming 2/6

Big Night

Starlight Classics Night! This charmingly funny (and mouth-watering) classic is one of the all-time great restaurant movies and with a cast that includes Stanley Tucci, Tony Shalhoub, Isabella Rossellini, Minnie Driver, Liev Schneider, Marc Anthony, and Allison Janey, it is hard not to fall in love with it. R, 107 min. The Starlight Room 21+ Venue, ID required. Only 40 seats; advance tickets recommended.


Starts 2/11

Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America

ACLU Deputy Legal Director Jeffery Robinson's groundbreaking talk on the history of U.S. anti- Black racism is interwoven with archival footage, interviews, and Robinson's story, exploring the enduring legacy of white supremacy and our collective responsibility to overcome it. Interweaving lecture, personal anecdotes, interviews, and shocking revelations, in WHO WE ARE — A Chronicle of Racism in America, criminal defense/civil rights lawyer Jeffery Robinson draws a stark timeline of anti-Black racism in the United States, from slavery to the modern myth of a post-racial America. NR, 117 min.


Returning 2/12

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.


2/13

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.


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Select shows in the Starlight Room
Moonstruck - Valentine’s Day Package
Coming 2/14

Moonstruck - Valentine’s Day Package

VALENTINE’S DAY PACKAGE SPECIAL! Come spend Valentine’s Day with us in the Starlight Room! Tickets are $22 and include admission to MOONSTRUCK, a glass of champagne, and red velvet cake made by Seashell Cakes of Port Townsend. No sooner does Italian-American widow Loretta (Cher) accept a marriage proposal from her doltish boyfriend, Johnny (Danny Aiello), than she finds herself falling for his younger brother, Ronny (Nicolas Cage). She tries to resist, but Ronny lost his hand in an accident he blames on his brother, and has no scruples about aggressively pursuing her while Johnny is out of the country. As Loretta falls deeper in love, she comes to learn that she's not the only one in her family with a secret romance. PG, 101 min.


Starts 2/18

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

Cyrano

Award-winning director Joe Wright envelops moviegoers in a symphony of emotions with music, romance, and beauty in CYRANO, re-imagining the timeless tale of a heartbreaking love triangle. A man ahead of his time, Cyrano de Bergerac (Peter Dinklage) dazzles whether with ferocious wordplay at a verbal joust or with brilliant swordplay in a duel. But, convinced that his appearance renders him unworthy of the love of a devoted friend, the luminous Roxanne, Cyrano has yet to declare his feelings for her — and Roxanne has fallen in love, at first sight, with Christian. PG-13, 124 mins.


Date TBD

Citizen Ashe

Directors Rex Miller and Sam Pollard explore the enduring legacy of tennis great and humanitarian Arthur Ashe in a feature documentary as elegant, meaningful, and poignant as the life he lived. Ashe's widow, brother, friends from his childhood in Richmond to his Grand Slam tournament playing and coaching days, as well as confidantes that nurtured his personal evolution from sports legend to global activist, describe the key events that shaped Ashe's quiet determination to 'use what he had to do what he could.' NR, 96 mins.


Date TBD

The Worst Person in the World

THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD is a modern dramedy about the quest for love and meaning in contemporary Oslo. The film chronicles four years in the life of Julie (Renate Reinsve), a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is. R, 128 mins. Norwegian with subtitles.


Starts 2/25

Jockey

An aging jockey, hopes to win one last title for his longtime trainer, who has acquired what appears to be a championship horse. But the years – and injuries – have taken a toll on his body, throwing into question his ability to continue his lifelong passion. And the arrival of a young rookie rider, who claims to be his son, and whom he takes under his wing, further complicates the path to fulfilling his dream. R, 94 min.


Starts 2/25

2022 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Live Action

For the 17th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 25th. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, March 27th.


Starts 2/25

2022 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Documentary

For the 17th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 25th. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, March 27th.


Starts 2/25

2022 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Animation

For the 17th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 25th. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, March 27th.


3/6

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

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

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, 4/24

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

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.


5/21

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.


5/22

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.


6/4

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, 6/11

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.