Events

Events is the overall category for all activities hosted by the Sunrise Theater, such as movies - classic and new releases are two examples, high definition (HD) broadcasts of the Bolsho Ballet, the National Theater and the Metropolitan Opera and "special" events such as First Friday, local live plays and other special events..

Just Mercy | Now Showing

PG-13 | 2h 17min| Drama 

After graduating from Harvard, Bryan Stevenson heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned or those not afforded proper representation. One of his first cases is that of Walter McMillian, who is sentenced to die in 1987 for the murder of an 18-year-old girl, despite evidence proving his innocence. In the years that follow, Stevenson encounters racism and legal and political maneuverings as he tirelessly fights for McMillian's life.

Tickets for Just Mercy can be purchased online (click here), at our box office, or over the phone at 910-692-3611

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Bombshell | Opens January 31

R | 1h 49min | Biography, Drama

Starring Academy Award® winner Charlize Theron, Academy Award® winner Nicole Kidman, Academy Award® nominee John Lithgow and Academy Award® nominee Margot Robbie, based on the real scandal, BOMBSHELL is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it. Directed by Emmy® Award winner Jay Roach and written by Academy Award® winner Charles Randolph. BOMBSHELL also stars Emmy® Award winner Kate McKinnon, Golden Globe® nominee Connie Britton, Emmy® Award winner Mark Duplass, Emmy® Award nominee Rob Delaney, Golden Globe® nominee Malcolm McDowell and Academy Award® winner Allison Janney.

Tickets for Bombshell are $8 (tax included) and can be purchased online (click here), at our box office, or over the phone at 910-692-3611

Watch the trailer (click here)

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner - February 2 at 4pm | Sponsored by Ashten's Restaurant

Not Rated | 1h 48min | Comedy, Drama

When Joanna Drayton (Katharine Houghton), a free-thinking white woman, and black doctor John Prentice (Sidney Poitier) become engaged, they travel to San Francisco to meet her parents. Matt Drayton (Spencer Tracy) and his wife Christina (Katharine Hepburn) are wealthy liberals who must confront the latent racism the coming marriage arouses. Also attending the Draytons' dinner are Prentice's parents (Roy E. Glenn Sr., Beah Richards), who vehemently disapprove of the relationship.

Tickets are $8 ~ Seating is reserved

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Sponsored by Ashten’s Restaurant

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Our Story as told by Mitch Capel

Sunday, February 16, 4pm

This multi-media production traces the journeys of a select few of African Americans through the perils and challenges of navigating plantation life, the civil war and being recognized and treated as human. With the utilization of great ancestral poets and writers, the nationally recognized storyteller and actor, Mitch Capel, breathes life into these individuals and resurrects their struggle for existence. He gives his work such a breadth and openness that you feel a space of history around him when he works... he evokes the bigger picture and occupies its center. “Our Story” is a culmination of over 40 years of research and performance and will enlighten, uplift and entertain every fiber of your heart and soul.

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