Playing at the Civic Theatre 24 – 30, May, 2019.

Detective Pikachu is on the case, and Aretha Franklin is at the pulpit; this week at The Civic

Newsletter May 24 – 30

‘It will make you feel as if you’ve seen the face of god’

Aretha Franklin in, ‘Amazing Grace’, will take you to musical heaven this week in the first of a double feature of music inspired docs. ‘Carmine Street Guitars’, which features a little Greenwich Village guitar shop, a bevy of interesting clientele and the guitars themselves, made by reclaimed wood from old New York buildings plays opposite.For the main feature, Detective Pikachu is on the case. Did you know that The Civic Theatre is a gym in Pokemon Go? Spend some time with those cute little pokemons and your loved ones this weekend at The Civic.

Coming next: Rocket Man

Detective Pikachu
May 24 – 28

In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective.

Director: Rob Letterman
Writers: Dan Hernandez (screenplay by), Benji Samit (screenplay by)
Stars: Ryan ReynoldsJustice SmithKathryn Newton
1h 44min | Action, Adventure, ComedyWatch Trailer

Amazing Grace
May 27 & 30

A documentary presenting Aretha Franklin with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.

Director: Alan ElliottSydney Pollack
Stars: Aretha FranklinReverand James ClevelandSouthern California Community Choir
1h 29min | Documentary, MusicWatch Trailer

Camine Street Guitars
May 29 & 30

Five days in the life of fabled Greenwich Village guitar store Carmine Street Guitars.

Director: Ron Mann
Writers: Len Blum
Stars: Eszter BalintChristine BougieNels Cline
DocumentaryWatch Trailer

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Coming To The Civic
May 31 – June 6

A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John‘s breakthrough years.

Director: Dexter Fletcher
Writers: Lee Hall (screenplay)
Stars: Taron EgertonJamie BellRichard Madden
2h 1min | Biograhpy, Drama, MusicWatch Trailer

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