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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of March 18, 2019

This week at Hopewell Theater, learn about Paramahansa Yogananda, the Hindu Swami who brought yoga and meditation to the West in the 1920s, during Tuesday night’s screening of AWAKE: THE LIFE OF YOGANANDA. Presented in partnership with Princeton Center for Yoga and Health, Rama Ramanathan will introduce the film and lead a post-film discussion after the film.

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New Song from HT Favorite – Damien Jurado

Hopewell Theater is thrilled to host singer/songwriter Damien Jurado on May 22nd with special guest Anna St. Louis! Jurado has been writing and touring since the late 90’s and has built up a catalog of songs that have delved into a multitude of genres such as pop,

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of March 11, 2019

This week, two great live music shows and a celebration of Irish arts and culture at Hopewell Theater! Thursday night, don’t miss a special acoustic show with White Lion’s Mike Tramp and Motley Crue’s John Corabi on Thursday night. Friday night, we kick off our new film series,

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The Hopewell Premiere of “Show Up, Kids!”

There’s something for everyone to enjoy at Hopewell Theater and that includes our younger audiences! We pride ourselves on hosting Crybaby and Family Matinees for films, and also special events like children’s theatre and live music performances as well.

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of February 5, 2019

Storytelling, documentaries, brunch club, and so much more this week at Hopewell Theater! Tonight, be transported to the gardens of famous landscape designer Piet Oudolf in FIVE SEASONS: THE GARDENS OF PIET OUDOLF, a part of our ongoing series, The Art of Living Well. Friday night,

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CatVideoFest 2019 Comes To HT!

Here at Hopewell Theater we pride ourselves on bringing interesting and unique programming to our audiences—which is why we’re incredibly excited to hold two screenings in March of CatVideoFest 2019!

Each year, CatVideoFest curates a compilation reel of the latest, best cat videos pulled from countless hours of unique submissions,

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of February 26, 2019

This week at Hopewell Theater, director of BOYS and MY NEW GUN, Stacy Cochran, stops by Friday night for a post-film Q/A after a screening of her newest film, WRITE WHEN YOU GET WORK. Saturday night, two of the rising stars in comedy, Dina Hashem and LeClerc Andre,

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Highlights from The Art of Living Well series at Hopewell Theater

Hopewell Theater is proud to continue our “Art of Living Well” series which features inspiring films, speakers, and interactive discussions that explore ways of cultivating serenity, meaning and a deeper connection to one’s self and the world. We’re particularly excited about our upcoming slate of spring events!

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HT Closed Today Due To Inclement Weather

Hopewell Theater will be closed for the remainder of the day, February 20th, due to inclement weather. There will be no 7 pm screening of THE WIFE tonight. Stay safe out there!

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of February 18, 2019

This week, we explore the genesis of the organic food movement on Tuesday at 7 pm with EVOLUTION OF ORGANIC, a part of our ongoing series The Art of Living Well. Rock icon Willie Nile blew the roof off HT at his last visit –

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On Our Screen and Stage – Valentine’s Day Weekend

Love is in the air this weekend at Hopewell Theater!

Don’t miss a special Valentine’s Day screening of the beloved American classic, CASABLANCA, this Thursday at 8 pm or again on Saturday at 2:15 pm. On Saturday night, surprise your Valentine with an intimate date night featuring the warm ‘Gypsy Jazz’ tunes of The Hot Club of Philadelphia at 8 pm!

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The Felice Brothers and Damien Jurado Coming To HT This May!

While we’re on the subject of discovering new music, Hopewell Theater is excited to announce two upcoming shows that you definitely don’t want to miss! Whether you’ve been a fan of these artists since day one, or just need some new sounds to soothe your soul,

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Discover New Music at HT

We’ve all been there, stuck in a music groove listening to the same favorite tracks.  Research shows that by age twenty-eight most people have hit it.  HT is here for you.  If you’re there, and need new music in your life, then look no further than our diverse lineup of musical acts.

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Suzin Green in Princeton U.S.1

If you’re looking for new sounds and an experience that transcends the ordinary, then look no further than the music of Suzin Green and allow yourself to travel the vibrant pathways of pure sound. With Green’s astounding vocals, Daniel Johnson’s powerful percussion grooves, and Tom Spiker’s virtuoso guitars,

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St. Patrick’s Day Weekend at HT!

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend at Hopewell Theater with some of the best of Irish culture: live Irish-American music by Mick Moloney and the Green Fields of America, a special Irish meal offering, and several screenings of classic Irish films!

In addition, each program will feature an optional special Saint Patrick’s $20 meal deal —

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of Feb 4, 2019

This week at Hopewell Theater,  walk 500+ miles of the Camino de Santiago, a spiritual long walk in Spain, on Tuesday night at 7 pm when WALKING THE CAMINO: SIX WAYS TO SANTIAGO screens as part of our ongoing series, The Art of Living Well.

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Write When You Get Work: Special Screening with Director Stacy Cochran

New Jersey native Stacy Cochran will be at Hopewell Theater on Friday, March 1 at 8 pm for a screening of her latest film WRITE WHEN YOU GET WORK — a thorny romantic comedy set in New York City at a private school for girls and in the world outside its exclusive walls.

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of January 28, 2019

There’s a lot on our stage and screen this week! As we get ready for our Silver Screen Awards Party on Sunday, February 24, we’re bringing back some of the nominated films for another chance to see as they were intended! Nominated for SIX Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director,

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of January 21, 2019

This week FREE SOLO and BEN IS BACK close to make way for two docs, the popular Mr. Rogers doc WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR opening Friday and the eye-opening campaign finance exploratory DARK MONEY on Sunday. Saturday night, up and coming bluegrass group from Northampton,

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Valentine’s Day “Date Night” at Hopewell Theater: CASABLANCA and Moroccan Supper Club

Hopewell Theater is excited to host a special “date night” celebration of Valentine’s Day with a screening of the classic romance film “CASABLANCA” paired with an optional Moroccan supper on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14, 2019.

An undisputed masterpiece and perhaps Hollywood’s quintessential statement on love and romance,

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VIP Tickets to Max Weinberg’s Jukebox – Available Now!

Max Weinberg has had one of the most prolific careers any drummer could dream of. Having served as the longtime drummer for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, and the bandleader for Conan O’Brien on Late Night and The Tonight Show, Weinberg has solidified his place as a drumming virtuoso.

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Box Office Hours for MLK Jr. Day

“If we are to have peace on earth,…our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Hopewell Theater honors the memory and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr who was a champion of peace in a tumultuous time.

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Hopewell Theater at the Senior Resource Fair

Hopewell Theater is proud to be represented at the Hopewell Valley Senior Services’ Senior Resource Fair! Drop in anytime to enjoy a free lunch from Brandywine Senior Living, as well as get information about helpful resources, businesses, and organizations in the area. There is no registration required.

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BEN IS BACK Continues This Week

Lucas Hedges is shaping up to be one of the finest young actors of this generation. Earning himself an Oscar nomination for his performance in MANCHESTER BY THE SEA soon after his twenty-first birthday, Hedges continued to showcase his talents with supporting roles in acclaimed films such as LADY BIRD and THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING,

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of January 14, 2019

This week, back by popular demand, FREE SOLO returns to HT Friday. If you missed this breathtaking film, now’s your chance to catch it on the big screen! From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi (“MERU”) and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin comes a stunning,

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Member Pre-Sale Extravaganza! Six Spring Shows On Sale Now!

Attention all HT Members: this is your opportunity to learn about, and reserve tickets for six exciting spring shows before they go on sale to the public! Check out the dates below and click the links for tickets.

Not a member? Sign up now for instant access to these presale tickets,

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of January 7, 2019

There’s some great cinema on our screen this week! Tonight, our ongoing series The Art of Living Well brings THE PROFESSOR: TAI CHI’S JOURNEY WEST to Hopewell. The first major feature documentary about Tai Chi, it tells the story of one of its greatest masters,

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‘Give Hope’ Fundraising Drive For Young Audiences For Learning Totals

The ‘Give Hope” Fundraising Drive for Young Audiences For Learning has come to a close, and Hopewell Theater is proud to announce that the drive received a total donation amount of $365.41! Thank you to all of our patrons who generously donated during this holiday season.

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Live Theatre Returns to HT!

Live Theatre will be returning to Hopewell Theater next month, starting with two stage performances on February 2! Bring the whole family to Bright Star Children’s Theatre’s “Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk” at 12:00 pm. Then, Playmate Playwrights presents “Love is Strange”,

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Final Weekend of the ‘Give Hope’ Fundraising Drive For Young Audiences For Learning

There are only a few days left of our ‘Give Hope’ Fundraising Drive! Please help us support Young Audiences this weekend and their mission to inspire young people and expand their learning through the arts. We are proud that our ‘Give Hope’ Fundraising Drive has reached over $300 in donations so far,

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of January 1, 2019

This week, another installment of our ongoing storytelling series, This Really Happened…, takes place Friday at 8 pm. Cast members include Andrew McGill, Robin Bady, Ian Steffé and Kathryn Weidner with host Joey Novick. Saturday, two great options for live music – Family Fun Concert featuring The Green Planet Band at noon and seminal Irish-American musician Seamus Egan stops by with friends for the Seamus Egan Project at 8 pm.

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‘Give Hope’ Fundraising Drive For Young Audiences For Learning – Week 5 Update

Hopewell Theater is proud to ‘Give Hope’ this holiday season to Young Audiences New Jersey by supporting their mission of giving the gift of creativity to all children. We are proud to report that we have reached over $300 in donations so far!

There is still over a week left to help us support Young Audiences and their mission to inspire young people and expand their learning through the arts.

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Two Upcoming Chances To Enjoy Irish-American Music at Hopewell Theater!

Multi-instrumentalist and founding member of the Irish-American supergroup Solas, Seamus Egan, will perform as Seamus Egan Project on HT’s stage on Saturday, January 5. Then, on Saturday, March 16, The Green Fields of America perform with musicologist Mick Moloney at the helm.

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of December 24, 2018

This week, the classic holiday family films continue with two chances to catch the holiday film to define all holiday films, IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE – on Christmas night at 7 pm and Saturday, December 29 at 4:30 pm – a part of our ongoing series The Art of Living Well.

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‘Give Hope’ Fundraising Drive For Young Audiences For Learning – Week 4 Update

As the fourth week of our “Give Hope” Fundraising Drive comes to a close, Hopewell Theater is excited to report that we have received over 100 donations to Young Audiences! We would like to thank all of our patrons for helping us to “Give Hope”

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Hopewell Theater!

In the spirit of giving, Hopewell Theater recently spread some holiday cheer by gifting a collection of DVDs of films we’ve shown this year to our friends at The Hopewell Public Library! Through its collections, programs, and services, the library is a welcoming center for information,

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Hopewell Theater Holiday Hours

Happy Holidays from all of us at Hopewell Theater! Our holiday box office hours are as follows:

Christmas Eve: 9AM – 5PM

Christmas Day: 6PM – 8PM
Don’t miss the holiday classic, It’s A Wonderful Life, at 7 PM! Get your tickets here.

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Irish and “Newgrass” Music to Take the HT Stage in 2019

Hopewell Theater is excited to welcome Irish-American Legend Seamus Egan on January 5th and unconventional Bluegrass Band Mamma’s Marmalade on January 26th. Information on tickets can be found below.

Seamus Egan
Founding member of the seminal band Solas, Seamus Egan is touring for the first time ever as The Seamus Egan Project with a performance at Hopewell Theater on Saturday,

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of December 17, 2018

This week, two fantastic concerts on our stage! The Slambovian Circus of Dreams returns to present A Very Slambovian Christmas on Friday, December 21 at 8 pm. Then on Saturday at 8 pm, XPN Welcomes Jill Sobule to HT. Tuesday, December 18 we offer a one-time screening of CITIZEN JANE: BATTLE FOR THE CITY as part of our ongoing series,

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Carbon Leaf on HT’s Stage This June

Hopewell Theater proudly presents Carbon Leaf on Thursday, June 6th at 7:30 PM!

Early Booking for all HT Members is currently available, click here for tickets. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, December 21 at 10 am.

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‘Give Hope’ Fundraising Drive for Young Audiences For Learning – Week 3 Update

Hopewell Theater is proud to ‘Give Hope’ this holiday season to Young Audiences New Jersey by supporting their mission of giving the gift of creativity to all children. We are halfway through our fundraising drive, and have already reached a total of 75 donations!

Through January 7th,

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Don’t Miss Jill Sobule at Hopewell Theater on December 22nd!

Ever since she first caught mainstream attention with her 1995 song “I Kissed a Girl”— the first song about same-sex romance ever to crack the Billboard Top20 (and no relation to the later Katy Perry tune) — Jill Sobule has always pushed forward, exploring new sounds and subject matter with each passing album.

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of December 10, 2019

This week at Hopewell Theater, BECOMING ASTRID pays tribute to a Pippi Longstocking’s creator, Astrid Lindgrin, with a biopic that proves the story behind the scenes is just as timelessly engaging. Opens Friday and runs through Thursday, December 20. Saturday at noon, we welcome back to HT Lucy Kalantari and the Jazz Cats for a Family Fun Concert! 

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The Allman Betts Band To Play Hopewell Theater On March 31st, 2019

Beginning in March 2019, The Allman Betts Band will embark on a worldwide tour that will feature new music, songs from their solo projects and classic Allman Brothers and Gregg Allman tunes in honor of the 50th Anniversary of The Allman Brothers Band.  

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Join Hopewell Theater’s Team – We’re Hiring!

Join our team! Hopewell Theater is now accepting applications for the following part-time positions:

Concessions Manager

The ideal candidate for this position will have experience managing operations in either the restaurant or hospitality industry, including staff scheduling and inventory.

Click here to apply.

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‘Give Hope’ Fundraising Drive for Young Audiences For Learning – Week 2 Update

As the second week of our “Give Hope” Fundraising Drive comes to a close, Hopewell Theater is excited to report that we currently have raised over $200 for Young Audiences! In this week alone, over half of all patrons who purchased tickets with us also included a donation.

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On Our Screen & Stage – Week of December 3, 2019

There’s something for everyone this week at Hopewell Theater. Our ongoing series, The Art of Living Well, has two programs: a special screening of DYING TO KNOW: RAM DASS AND TIMOTHY LEARY on Tuesday, December 4 at 7 pm and a special performance, Experience the Art and Science of Mantra with Suzin Green on Thursday,

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Don’t Miss the Legendary Bettye LaVette at HT!

Bettye LaVette is now rightly renowned as one of our greatest living soul singers, with a career that stretches back to the early ’60s. James Brown was jealous of her and Keith Richards wondered how “did she slip through the net for so long?” –

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“Give Hope” Fundraising Drive for Young Audiences For Learning – Week 1 Update

Hopewell Theater launched our “Give Hope” Fundraising Drive this past week and is thrilled to report that 14% of buyers have donated! 5 more weeks to “Give Hope” and donate.  Please consider giving at your next purchase!

To support Young Audiences, add a donation to your ticket purchase or visit our Box Office at 5 South Greenwood Ave.,

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Hopewell Theater Raises Funds for Youth Arts Education with “Give Hope” Fundraising Drive for Young Audiences Arts for Learning

HOPEWELL, NJ (November 29, 2018) – Hopewell Theater is raising funds for youth arts
education this holiday season at the box office with a “Give Hope” fundraising drive for Young
Audiences Arts for Learning. Hopewell Theater patrons can add a donation for Young
Audiences to their ticket purchase online or in person at the box office from November 23,

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On Our Screen & Stage – Week of November 26, 2018

This week, the multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I screens one night only on Thursday in this unmissable event recorded live from London’s iconic Palladium. Reprising her Tony Award-winning role, ‘Broadway musical’s undisputed Queen’ Kelli O’Hara (Anna) takes to the stage alongside Tony and Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe (The King) in a “powerhouse”

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of November 19, 2019

A great holiday week at Hopewell Theater! Jonah Hill’s MID90s closes Wednesday. Friday, we welcome comedian Julia Scotti, featured on America’s Got Talent, with Steve Trevelise and Tyler Rothrock. Saturday we open Oscar contender and Sundance favorite COLETTE followed by a Family Matinee screening of THE GOONIES.

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of November 12, 2019

This Thursday, two great films hit our screen: Crybaby Matinee – March of the Penguins at 11 am and The Art of Living Well – Call of the Forest at 7 pm. Friday night, we welcome Massachusetts singer-songwriter Heather Maloney to the stage and Izzy Heltai opens.

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of November 5, 2018

On our screen Wednesday night only, Award-winning actor Alfred Molina reprises his critically acclaimed role as American painter Mark Rothko in this magnificent production of John Logan’s Red The Play, directed by Michael Grandage. Saturday night, WXPN welcomes Johnny Irion and Wilco‘s Pat Sansone to the stage for a special acoustic evening.

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On Our Screen and Stage – week of October 29, 2018

Happy Halloween! This week at Hopewell Theater, we close out Fright Fest tonight at 7 pm with a screening of THE EXORCIST. Tomorrow, Dar Williams stops by with Seth Glier. WXPN welcomes this sold out show. On Friday, our monthly Storytelling series “This Really Happened”

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of October 22, 2018

This week at Hopewell Theater: Fright Fest kicks off this Thursday with a screening of HALLOWEEN. Other films in the series, which runs through the 31st, include THE SHINING, GHOSTBUSTERS, LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, ROSEMARY’S BABY, FRANKENSTEIN, and THE EXORCIST. Saturday night,

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Wilco’s Pat Sansone to Join Johnny Irion on Hopewell Theater Stage

Hopewell Theater proudly presents American folk rock favorite, Johnny Irion, who will be joined by Wilco’s Pat Sansone in a special acoustic show at 8:00 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 10. This concert brings together two of folk-rock’s acclaimed musicians for a one-night only performance.

Best known for his folk explorations with his wife Sarah Lee Guthrie,

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of October 15, 2018

There’s something for everyone at Hopewell Theater this week! Thursday at 11 am parents and guardians of infants can get out of the house at our Crybaby Screening of The Land Before TIme. Thursday night, Rio Mira is an exciting recording collaboration between artists from neighbouring Ecuador and Colombia and fronted by singer Karla Kanora Oficial.

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On Our Screen and Stage – Week of September 17, 2018

XPN Welcomes Freedy Johnston, Crybaby Matinee featuring THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE, and a Monty Python Quote Along coming this week! + Don’t miss the Gilda Radner doc, LOVE, GILDA!  Click here to read more.

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Mercer County Resident COMEDIAN ANITA WISE Performing at Hopewell Theater September 29th

COMEDIAN ANITA WISE, a longtime Mercer County resident, is a stand up comedian and actor who has made numerous television appearances, including the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Bob Hope Comedy Special, Seinfeld episodes and cable shows such as An Evening At The Improv and Caroline’s Comedy Hour.

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Crybaby and Family Matinees – Fall 2018

HOPEWELL, NJ (August 30, 2018) – Hopewell Theater is presenting a special monthly movie matinee, “Crybaby Matinee” just for parents and little ones. Toddlers as well as babes-in-arms, infants in strollers and carriers are all welcome to attend.  Click here to read more.

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Coming Attractions – Week of September 3, 2019

This Friday, September 8 we kick off our fall series This Really Happened….Storytelling at HT! Join us for an evening featuring some of the most hilarious and moving storytellers on stage. Audience members can also claim a spot in the show and share a “two-minute tale”

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Paul Muldoon returns to Hopewell Theater to Mark One-Year Anniversary

Paul Muldoon returns to Hopewell Theater to mark one-year anniversary of dine-in arts venue on Sept. 8

Hopewell Theater is celebrating their one-year reopening with a concert featuring Paul Muldoon and the group Rogue Oliphant on September 8 at 8 p.m. ~Courtesy of New Jersey Business &

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New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) award

For 58 years, the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) and New Jersey Business magazine have honored commercial development projects that have contributed to the state’s economic growth and are aesthetically beautiful. Hopewell Theater is thrilled to be the recipient of the New Jersey Bisness and Industry Association Good Neighbor Award which recognizes the best and most exciting commercial and industrial development projects in the state.

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