Thalian Hall

Journalist and actor Clifton Truman Daniel provides a unique picture of his grandfather, President Harry Truman, in the one-man show Give 'Em Hell, Harry by playwright Samuel Gallu. Performances are at Thalian Hall this weekend: Thursday, Saturday, & Sunday in the Stein Theatre, and Friday on the Main Stage.  

Monday, July 31 - Friday, August 4

The Ruth and Bucky Stein Theatre

Monday - Friday at 7pm, Wednesday at 4pm

Monday, August 7 - Wednesday, August 9

Thalian Hall Main Stage Theatre

Monday - Wednesday at 7pm, Wednesday at 4pm

Monday, August 14 - Wednesday, August 16

Monday - Wednesday at 7pm, Wednesday 4pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage Theatre

Monday, September 4 - Wednesday, September 6

Monday - Wednesday at 7pm, Wednesday at 4 pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage Theatre

Monday, September 11 - Wednesday, September 13

Monday - Wednesday at 7 pm, Wednesday 4pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage Theatre

Monday, September 18 - Wednesday, September 20

Monday - Wednesday at 7pm, Wednesday at 4pm

Thalian Hall Main Stage Theatre

Rural England, 1865. Katherine is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, and his cold, unforgiving family. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband’s estate, a force is unleashed inside her so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants.

Cinematique Presents: "My Cousin Rachel"

Jun 21, 2017

Monday, July 24 - Wednesday, July 26

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday - Wednesday at 7 pm

The Ruth and Bucky Stein Theatre

Wednesday at 4 pm

Cinematique Presents: "Paris Can Wait"

Jun 21, 2017

Monday, July 17 - Wednesday, July 19

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday - Wednesday at 7 pm

Wednesday at 4 pm

Cinematique Presents: "Norman"

Jun 21, 2017

Monday, July 10 - Wednesday, July 12

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday - Wednesday at 7 pm

Wednesday at 4 pm

Cinematique Presents: "The Lovers"

Jun 21, 2017

Monday, June 26 - Wednesday, June 28

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday - Wednesday at 7 pm

The Ruth and Bucky Stein Theatre

Wednesday at 4 pm

Cinematique Presents: "The Sense of an Ending"

May 5, 2017

Monday, May 22 - Wednesday, May 24

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday - Wednesday at 7:00 pm

Wednesday at 4:00 pm

Tony Webster (Jim Broadbent) leads a reclusive and quiet existence until long buried secrets from his past force him to face the flawed recollections of his younger self, the truth about his first love (Charlotte Rampling) and the devastating consequences of decisions made a lifetime ago. Based on the novel of the same name by Julian Barnes. The Sense of an Ending is a gently humorous film surrounding a mystery. 

Cinematique Presents: "Frantz"

May 5, 2017

June 5 - 9

Monday – Friday at 7 pm

Wednesday at 4 pm

The Ruth and Bucky Stein Theatre

Cinematique Presents: "A Quiet Passion" - DATE CHANGE

May 5, 2017

Monday, June 19 - Wednesday, June 21 (NOTE THAT THIS IS A DATE CHANGE - WE'RE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE)

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday - Wednesday at 7:00 pm

Wednesday at 4:00 pm

Cinematique Presents: "Their Finest" THIS WEEK

May 5, 2017

MONDAY, JUNE 12 - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14 - NOTE DATE CHANGE (We're sorry for any inconvenience)

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday - Wednesday at 7:00 pm

Wednesday at 4:00 pm

Cinematique Will Return May 22!

Apr 13, 2017

Cinematique will be taking a few weeks off while The Jewish Film Festival takes place at Thalian Hall. We’ll be back May 22 with new films. More information coming soon.

Cinematique Presents: "The Salesman"

Feb 24, 2017

Monday, March 20 - Wednesday, March 22

The Ruth and Bucky Stein Theatre

​Monday - Wednesday at 4 pm and 7 pm

NOTE: This is in the smaller Stein Theatre so advance ticket purchase is recommended (in person at the Thalian Box Office or online - see below).

Cinematique Presents: "Toni Erdmann"

Feb 24, 2017

Monday, March 27 - Wednesday, March 29

The Ruth and Bucky Stein Theatre

Monday - Wednesday 3 pm and 7 pm

NOTE: This is in the smaller Stein Theatre so advance ticket purchase is recommended (in person at the Thalian Box Office or online - see below).

Cinematique Presents: "I Am Not Your Negro"

Feb 24, 2017

Monday, April 3 - Wednesday, April 5

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday - Wednesday at 7 pm

Wednesday at 4 pm

Cinematique Presents: "Paterson"

Feb 24, 2017

Monday, April 10 - Wednesday, April 12

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday - Wednesday at 7 pm

Wednesday at 4 pm

The new film from Jim Jarmusch focuses on a working-class poet (Adam Driver) in a small New Jersey town who practices his craft of amidst the quiet magic of everyday life as a city bus driver. Contrasted with the ever-changing world of his wife Laura, who while supporting Paterson’s poetic gift, dreams new ideas on a daily basis.   (Rated R, runtime 118 minutes)

Cinematique Presents: "A United Kingdom"

Feb 23, 2017

Monday, April 17 - Wednesday, April 19

Thalian Hall Main Stage

Monday - Wednesday at 7 pm

Wednesday at 4 pm

WHQR/gg

Cape Fear Theatre Arts presents its New Year's show, Sister Act, a musical based on the blockbuster film. The show opens Friday, 12/30, but only runs twice the first weekend: Friday at 7:30pm and Saturday night for guests of Thalian Hall's New Year's Eve Gala.

Dreams of Wilmington and Thalian Hall present a second edition of Dreambuilders, the event introduced last year to celebrate visual and performing arts by teaching artists from the Dreams Center. This year, a theme is included, making it Dreambuilders-Inspirations: Work by Artists Who Guide.

Kendra Goehring-Garret stars in Opera House Theatre Company's latest offering, City of Angels. The story, set around 1940, is about a writer named Stine crafting a screenplay. The script of the film comes to life right before the eyes of the audience as Stine types it out-the audience even gets to see edits as they happen. The main character in the film is a detective (think film noir) named Stone, who is basically a better version of Stine himself.

This year, the New Year's show produced by City Stage Co. at Thalian Hall is Memphis, a Tony Award-winning musical that opened on Broadway in 2009.  The show is based loosely on the life of Dewey Philips, the first white DJ to play black music back in the 1950s. 

Cinematique Presents "Whiplash"

Feb 6, 2015

****NEW SCREENINGS ADDED BY POPULAR DEMAND****

The Wilmington Theatre Awards will take place on the evening of Wednesday, January 14th at Thalian Hall. Gina Gambony interviewed John Staton from Star News Media (one of the sponsors for this year's event) and Rachael Moser, this year's host.  They discussed the difficulty in judging art, what to wear, and a very special award for Lou Criscoulo. For more information about this event visit thalianhall.org.http://www.thalianhall.org/

Curtis Scott Brown

Cape Fear Theatre Arts presents HAIR, the American Tribal Love Rock Musical at Thalian Hall later this month. Director Justin Smith and prop mistress/actress Morganna Bridgers discuss why a show from the Vietnam era is still relevant to audiences today. The show runs Thursdays-Sundays until January 18. Performances are at Thalian Hall at 7:30 pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and at 3:00 pm on Sundays. Tickets are available at thalianhall.org or at 910. 632. 2285

Alexa Doran

Nancy Aycock Rivenbark is one of the founders of Cripple Creek Cloggers; her son Jason is one of the three directors of the dance school at Cripple Creek Corner in Burgaw. They invite us to a show called An American Tradition, Sunday at 5 pm at Thalian Hall. The Junior National Champion clogging team will be featured. For tickets please call 910.632.2285.   

Ira Sachs in the ILM!

Nov 5, 2014

This Monday night WHQR welcomed highly revered filmmaker Ira Sachs to the ILM!  Many eager movie-goers and fans met Sachs at Cinematique, WHQR's independent film series at Thalian Hall, for a screening of Sach's critically acclaimed film "Love is Strange" starring John Lithgow and Alfred Molina, as well as a brilliant Q & A with filmmaker Ira Sachs. Check out the slideshow for pictures from this wonderful, star-crossed night in Wilmington. 

Thank you to all who joined us in this special night!

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