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  • Sunrise Theater Summer Camps

    Registration is open for the 2020 Sunrise Theater Summer Camps!      Camps are filling up - get your applications in!  Camps will be a little different this year – camp sizes will be greatly reduced, staff and campers will be wearing masks, and hand sanitizer will be flowing. All camp activities and performances will be on the outdoor stage with plenty...

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  • SUPPORT THE SUNRISE - EAT MORE POPCORN! Available at Sunrise Curbside Concessions

    Get ready for the weekend with some delicious movie snacks! The Sunrise’s Amish Country Popcorn topped with real butter is now available at Friday Curbside Concessions. Simply pre-order during the week then stop by the Sunrise Friday afternoon to pick up your snacks. Prices are discounted, and purchases support the Sunrise Theater during the...

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  • The Sunrise Virtual Theater

      Welcome to the Sunrise Virtual Theater. We’ve missed you!  The Sunrise Virtual Theater brings new films to the safety and comfort of your home. Through partnerships with several studios, we’re able to bring movies to the community that were cancelled due to the shutdown. Movies are $3-12 which is split between the studio and the Sunrise. They can...

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  • NOW SHOWING: John Lewis - Good Trouble

    PG | Documentary    Chronicles the life and career of the legendary civil rights activist and Democratic Representative from Georgia. John Robert Lewis’ 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform and immigration are the focus of the new documentary. Using present-day...

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  • NOW SHOWING: Ella Fitzgerald, Just One of Those Things

    1h 29min | Documentary, Biography, Music      Tracing the story of Ella Fitzgerald’s life, this documentary film explores how her music became a soundtrack for a tumultuous century.  From a 1934 talent contest at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, the film follows Ella’s extraordinary journey across five decades as she reflects the passions and troubles of...

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  • NOW SHOWING - Dirt Music

    1h 45min | Crime, Drama, Romance      Based on the critically acclaimed novel by iconic Australian writer Tim Winton, Dirt Music is a tale of love and redemption, set against the awe-inspiring backdrop of the Australian West. Georgie, once a nurse but now barely able to make it through a day without a drink, is trapped in a relationship with Jim, a...

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  • NOW SHOWING: 2040

    1h 32min | Documentary     2040 is an innovative feature documentary that looks to the future, but is vitally important NOW. Award-winning director Damon Gameau embarks on journey to explore what the future would look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet and shifted them into the...

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  • NOW SHOWING: Picture of His Life

    1h 12min | Documentary      World renowned wildlife photographer Amos Nachoum has one final photographic dream remaining - to photograph a Polar Bear underwater, while swimming alongside it.       A SPECIAL FREE EVENT Q&A WITH THE AMOS, DIRECTCOR DANI MENKIN, AND PRODUCER NANCY SPIELBERG WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY, JUNE 28 AT 7PM. PICTURE OF HIS LIFE tells the...

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  • NOW SHOWING: Runner

    1h 28min | Documentary     100% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes!         A refugee marathoner sets out to be South Sudan’s first Olympian against all odds.  When he was only 8-years old, Guor Maker ran from capture in war-torn Sudan to eventually seek safety in the U.S. Runner depicts Maker’s difficult and triumphant journey from refugee to world-renowned athlete,...

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  • NOW SHOWING: Creating a Character - The Moni Yakim Story

    1h 58min | Documentary     Creating a Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy takes us inside the drama classes where Moni and his wife Mina pour their love and passion into preparing the next generation of actors for the spotlight. Insightful interviews with luminaries including Laura Linney, Anthony Mackie and Kevin Kline provide the context in the...

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  • FREE MOVIES - Direct from studios

    Several studios are making movies available for free viewing including Ava DuVernay's 13th and Neon's MONSTERS AND MEN                       Free viewing provided by NETFLIX             13TH          TV-MA | 1h 40min | Documentary, Crime, News          Combining archival footage with testimony from activists and scholars, director Ava DuVernay's examination of the U.S. prison system looks at how the...

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  • CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2020!

    The Sunrise Theater is dedicating its marquee to The Class of 2020 for the next month. The theater wanted to do something special for graduates in the community, but with the doors closed since mid-March, the options were limited. Since the Sunrise marquee continues to light up NW Broad Street in Southern Pines while the theater is closed, the...

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  • Rent the Sunrise Marquee

    Create the photo op of a lifetime by renting the Sunrise marquee! Wish a Happy Birthday to someone special, congratulate a new retiree, or welcome a new baby. Even make your marriage proposal stand out! Download the rental application and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak5937356ba9ab69dad266fe1ad16f4ace').innerHTML =...

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  • Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show | HOLD ONTO YOUR TICKETS!

    UPDATE Riverdance will be showing at the Sunrise as soon as we reopen so hold onto your tickets! Rather than having one sold out show, we’ll be adding several show dates and times with fewer people at each and lots of room for social distancing.  Current ticketholders will have first dibs on the new events. The dates and times will be set as soon...

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  • Free Daily Metropolitan Opera Encore Performances At Home!

    The Sunrise Theater is happy to announce free Met Opera encore performances available nightly. This is a great way for opera lovers to stay connected to the Met Opera Live in HDprogram while the Met stage is dark.  The nightly encore presentations will continue for the duration of the Met’s closure. Every night, a different complete operatic gem from...

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  • National Theatre Live free performance: LES BLANCS

    LES BLANCS - FREE online July 2-July 9                ‘ An African country teeters on the edge of civil war. A society prepares to drive out its colonial present and claim an independent future. Tshembe, returned home from England for his father’s funeral, finds himself in the eye of the storm. Yaël Farber (Mies Julie, Nirbhaya) directs the final play by...

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  • AmazonSmile

    AmazonSmile is a great way for shoppers to donate to the Sunrise at Amazon's expense! AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile...

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  • Temple Theatre's Steel Magnolias | Live at the Sunrise!

    STEEL MAGNOLIAS AT THE SUNRISE IS POSTPONED We are working with the Temple Theatre to reschedule the performances. All tickets purchased for the original dates will be honored for the new dates. At this time, refunds are not available until the new dates are announced. If the reschedule dates don’t work for you, refunds or exchanges will be...

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