Latest News – August 21
Leadville Movie Night Continues Friday
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is a 2013 American science fiction adventure film based on Suzanne Collins’ dystopian novel, “Catching Fire,” the second installment in The Hunger Games trilogy. The plot of “Catching Fire” takes place one year after the previous installment; Katniss Everdeen has now returned home safely after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Throughout the story, Katniss senses that a rebellion, against the oppressive Capitol, is simmering through the districts.
This PG-13 show starts at dusk, which is generally about 7:45 p.m. this time of year. The movie is FREE. Ice Palace Park is located north of the Mining Museum (E. 10th Street Entrance). Although please note that if the movie is rained out, it will be moved up to the Colorado Mountain College gym – seems to be lots of rain on Friday nights this summer – but it’s still a great time and it’s FREE!
This series of movies is funded entirely with private donations from the community. Here’s a full line-up of this summer’s movies, as well as some information about how you can become a sponsor of this great community event: INFO.
Theater Season Wraps Up With Three Plays on Friday
“Friday Nights in Leadville” continues this Friday, August 22 at 7 p.m. at St. George Church (200 West 4th) with community theater. The Zuni Canyon Institute will present three short plays; admission is free.
The first play, NOTE, stars Ingrid Mager and Andrew Wallace and is directed by Carol Bellhouse. The play tells the story of a mysterious man who approaches a stranger before the most life-changing event of her life.
The play, METEOR SHOWER, stars and is directed by Laurel McHargue. Laurel performs as a young woman facing her fears and hopes for her future.
The third performance of the evening is STRAWBERRIES, BROOMS AND PELICANS and stars Susan Fladager, Allie Collins and Jaycee Windorski. Directed by Susan Fladager, the play was written for the anniversary of St. George Episcopal Church and presents a rollicking story from Leadville’s past.
All three plays were written by Carol Bellhouse and are the last performances for the summer season for “Friday Nights in Leadville.” Thanks for all of your continued support of Leadville Community Theater.