PAST PERFORMANCES + EVENTS

PAST PERFORMANCES + EVENTS

We have had the great pleasure of hosting a wide variety of programming here at Suffolk Center, such as the past performances and events listed below. Many thanks to the continuing support of our patrons, members, sponsors, staff, board members, and volunteers who foster the arts here in Suffolk. Please note that some links contained within these past program listings may no longer be valid.

CURRENT PERFORMANCES + EVENTS

Aladdin ~ DEC. 11, 2 PM

Movies at the Center:
Aladdin

Saturday, December 11, 2021
2:00 - 4:30 PM

Ticket Prices: $1/ person 

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Movies at the Center: Aladdin
SPONSORED BY: The Suffolk Division of Tourism

Movies at the Center: Aladdin

Saturday, December 11, 2021

The Suffolk Division of Tourism, in partnership with the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, is pleased to present the enchanting 2019 live-action film, “Aladdin,” at the Suffolk Center on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at 2pm. Admission is $1 per person. Children are welcome to wear their Aladdin-inspired costumes. For more information, please contact the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts box office at 757.923.2900.


The kind-hearted street urchin Aladdin vies for the love of the beautiful princess Jasmine. When he finds a magic lamp, he uses the genie’s magic power to make himself a prince in order to marry her, all while fending off the powerful Jafar, who plots to steal the magic lamp that could make his deepest wishes come true.

The cast includes Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, and Navid Negahban. This movie is rated PG and has a running time of 128 minutes; all children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The Shining ~ OCT. 29, 8 PM

Friday Night Frights at the Center:
The Shining

Friday, October 29, 2021
 8:00 - 10:30 PM

Ticket Prices: $3/ person 

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Friday Night Frights: The Shining
SPONSORED BY: The Suffolk Division of Tourism

Friday Night Frights at the Center: The Shining

Friday, October 29, 2021

The Suffolk Division of Tourism wants to give you the fright of your life as they present a series of classic horror films at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts. On Friday, October 29, 2021, join us for “The Shining,” the 1980 psychological horror film based on the popular Stephen King novel. The show begins at 8pm and admission is $3 per person. For more information, please contact the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts box office at 757.923.2900.


Writer and former teacher Jack Torrance agrees to be the caretaker of a hotel that has a long, violent past. When Jack slowly loses his grip on sanity due to the supernatural forces that inhabit the hotel, he becomes increasingly violent, placing his son Danny—who has psychic abilities known as “the shining”—and his wife Wendy in grave danger.

The cast includes Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Barry Nelson, and Philip Stone. The film is rated R and has a running time of 146 minutes. No children under 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian.

The Birds – OCT. 22, 8 PM

Friday Night Frights at the Center:
The Birds

Friday, October 22, 2021
 8:00 - 10:30 PM

Ticket Prices: $3/ person 

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Friday Night Frights: The Birds
SPONSORED BY: The Suffolk Division of Tourism

Friday Night Frights at the Center: The Birds

Friday, October 22, 2021

The Suffolk Division of Tourism wants to give you the fright of your life as they present a series of classic horror films at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts. On Friday, October 22, 2021, join us for “The Birds,” the classic 1963 horror-thriller film by Alfred Hitchcock. The show begins at 8pm and admission $3 per person. For more information, please contact the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts box office at 757.923.2900.


A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people. The cast includes Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette, and Veronica Cartwright. The film is rated PG-13 and has a running time of 119 minutes.

Scream ~ OCT. 15, 8 PM

Friday Night Frights at the Center:
Scream

Friday, October 15, 2021
8:00 - 10:30 PM

Ticket Prices: $3/ person 

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Friday Night Frights: Scream
SPONSORED BY: The Suffolk Division of Tourism

Friday Night Frights at the Center: Scream

Friday, October 15, 2021

The Suffolk Division of Tourism wants to give you the fright of your life as they present a series of classic horror films at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts. On Friday, October 15, 2021, join us for “Scream,” the cult 1996 hit by Wes Craven. The show begins at 8pm and admission $3 per person.


A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl in small-town Woodsboro is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game.

The cast includes Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Skeet Ulrich, and Rose McGowan. The film is rated PG-13 and has a running time of 111 minutes.

Sense and Sensibility ~ SEPT. 30, 7 PM

A Season of Historic Romance Series:
Sense and Sensibility 

Thursday, September 30, 2021
7:00 - 9:30 PM

Ticket Prices: $3/ person 

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A Season of Historic Romance Series: Sense and Sensibility
SPONSORED BY: The Suffolk Division of Tourism

A Season of Historic Romance at the Suffolk Center: Sense and Sensibility

Thursday, September 30, 2021

The Suffolk Division of Tourism, in partnership with the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, is pleased to present the 1995 “Sense and Sensibility” at the Suffolk Center, on Thursday, September 30, 2021, beginning at 7pm. Admission is $3 per person.


Penniless Elinor and Marianne Dashwood—two sisters with very different perspectives on life and love—keep one another in line and give support through death, hardship, love, and friendship.

The cast includes Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, Hugh Grant, Alan Rickman, and Greg Wise. This film is rated PG and has a running time of 136 minutes.

Emma ~ SEPT. 23, 7PM

A Season of Historic Romance Series:
Emma

Thursday, September 23, 2021
7:00 - 9:30 PM

Ticket Prices: $3/ person 

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A Season of Historic Romance Series: Emma
SPONSORED BY: The Suffolk Division of Tourism

A Season of Historic Romance at the Suffolk Center: Emma

Thursday, September 23, 2021

The Suffolk Division of Tourism, in partnership with the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, is pleased to present the 2020 “Emma.” at the Suffolk Center, on Thursday, September 23, 2021, beginning at 7pm. Admission is $3 per person.


Handsome, clever, and rich, Emma Woodhouse is a restless queen bee without rivals in her sleepy little town. In this glittering satire of social class and the pain of growing up, Emma must adventure through misguided matches and romantic missteps to find the love that has been there all along. The cast includes Anya Taylor-Joy, Bill Nighy, Josh O’Connor, Miranda Hart, and Johnny Flynn. This film is rated PG and has a running time of 124 minutes.

Pride & Prejudice ~ SEPT. 16, 7 PM

A Season of Historic Romance Series:
Pride & Prejudice

Thursday, September 16, 2021
7:00 - 9:30 PM

Ticket Prices: $3/ person 

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Movie: Pride & Prejudice SEPT. 16
SPONSORED BY: The Suffolk Division of Tourism

A Season of Historic Romance at the Suffolk Center: Pride & Prejudice

Thursday, September 16, 2021

The Suffolk Division of Tourism, in partnership with the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, is pleased to present “Pride & Prejudice” at the Suffolk Center, on Thursday, September 16, 2021, beginning at 7pm. Admission is $3 per person.


Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can Lizzie and Mr. Darcy overcome their own pride and prejudice to find their soul mates?

The cast includes Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Donald Sutherland, Rosamund Pike, and Brenda Blethyn. This film is rated PG and has a running time of 129 minutes.

Trolls World Tour ~ AUG. 8, 2 PM

Summer Family Movies at the Center:
Trolls World Tour

Sunday, August 8, 2021
2:00 - 4:30 PM

Ticket Prices: $1/ person 

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Movie: Trolls World Tour
SPONSORED BY: The Suffolk Division of Tourism

Summer Family Movies at the Center: Trolls World Tour

Sunday, August 8, 2021

The Suffolk Division of Tourism, in partnership with the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, is pleased to present “Trolls World Tour” at the Suffolk Center, on Sunday, August 8, 2021, beginning at 2pm. Admission is $1 per person.


Poppy and Branch discover that they are but one of six different Troll tribes scattered over six different lands devoted to six different kinds of music: Funk, Country, Techno, Classical, Pop, and Rock. Their world is about to get a lot bigger and a whole lot louder. A member of hard-rock royalty, Queen Barb, wants to destroy all other kinds of music to let rock reign supreme. With the fate of the world at stake, Poppy, Branch, and all of their friends set out to unify all the Trill tribes in harmony against Barb, who’s looking to upstage them all.

The talented cast includes Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, James Corden, Rachel Bloom, and Kelly Clarkson. This film is rated PG and has a running time of 90 minutes. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Secret Life of Pets 2 ~ JULY 11, 2 PM

Summer Family Movies at the Center:
The Secret Life of Pets 2

Sunday, July 11, 2021
2:00 - 4:30 PM

Ticket Prices: $1/ person 

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Movie: The Secret Lives of Pets 2
SPONSORED BY: The Suffolk Division of Tourism

Summer Family Movies at the Center: The Secret Life of Pets 2

Sunday, July 11, 2021

The Suffolk Division of Tourism, in partnership with the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, is pleased to present “The Secret Life of Pets 2” at the Suffolk Center, on Sunday, July 11, 2021, beginning at 2pm. Admission is $1 per person.


The adventures of Max and his pet friends continues! Max faces some major changes after his owner Katie gets married and now has a child. On a family trip to the countryside, Max meets a farm dog named Rooster, and both attempt to overcome his fears. Meanwhile, Gidget tries to rescue Max’s favorite toy from a cat-packed apartment, and Snowball sets on a mission to free a white tiger named Hu from a circus.

The talented cast includes Patton Oswalt, Kevin Hart, Harrison Ford, Tiffany Haddish, and Eric Stonestreet. This film is rated PG and has a running time of 86 minutes. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Addams Family ~ JUNE 13, 2 PM

Summer Family Movies at the Center:
The Addams Family
June 13, 2021
2:00 - 4:30 PM

Ticket Prices: $1/ person
Masks are required.

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Movie: The Addams Family June 18
SPONSORED BY: The Suffolk Division of Tourism

Summer Family Movies at the Center: The Addams Family

Sunday, June 13, 2021

The Suffolk Division of Tourism, in partnership with the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, is pleased to present “The Addams Family” at the Suffolk Center, on Sunday, June 13, 2021, beginning at 2pm. Admission is $1 per person.


The eccentrically macabre family, led by Gomez and Morticia Addams, lives in a derelict asylum in New Jersey, surrounded by a marsh and hidden by a fog at the top of a mountain. When hostile and conformist reality show host Margaux Needler wants to build the planned community of Assimilation nearby, the Addams home is revealed…leading Margaux to try to get rid of the Addams Family once and for all.

The talented cast includes Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, and Nick Kroll. This film is rated PG and has a running time of 86 minutes. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

POLTERGEIST Movie

‘Friday Night Frights @ The Center’
POLTERGEIST
October 30, 2020
8:00 PM

Ticket Prices: $3/ person 
ONLY 100 seats available to allow for plenty of social distancing in the 530 seat Birdsong Theater.

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Poltergeist Movie OCT 30
SPONSORED BY: The Suffolk Division of Tourism
People Eater Sneak Peak Premiere

“People Eater,” SNEAK PEAK PREMIERE, before Poltergeist!
‘People Eater’ is a comedy-horror short filmed in and around Downtown Suffolk. While quarantining in Suffolk, director Henry Luzzatto and star Michael Luzzatto decided to make a film about the horrors of being stuck at home with your family. With a DIY, no-budget production, “People Eater” shows what you can create with your hometown scenery, a patient family, and lots of fake blood.

POLTERGEIST

The Suffolk Division of Tourism wants to give you the fright of your life as they present a series of classic horror films at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts. On Friday, October 30, 2020, join us for “Poltergeist,” the 1982 supernatural horror film that is recognized as a classic within the horror genre and has gained a cult following. The show begins at 8pm and admission $3 per person; no children under 17 will be permitted without a parent or guardian. For more information, please contact the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts box office at 757.923.2900.

A young family are visited by ghosts in their home. At first, the ghosts appear friendly, moving objects around the house to the amusement of everyone. But then they turn nasty and start to terrorize the family, culminating in the kidnapping of the youngest daughter, Carol Anne.

The cast includes Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Dominique Dunne, Oliver Robins, Heather O’Rourke, and Zelda Rubenstein. The film is rated PG and has a running time of 114 minutes.

PSYCHO Movie

‘Friday Night Frights @ The Center’
PSYCHO
October 23, 2020
8:00 PM

Ticket Prices: $3/ person 
ONLY 100 seats available to allow for plenty of social distancing in the 530 seat Birdsong Theater.

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Psycho Movie OCT 23
SPONSORED BY: The Suffolk Division of Tourism

PSYCHO

The Suffolk Division of Tourism wants to give you the fright of your life as they present a series of classic horror films at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts. On Friday, October 23, 2020, join us for “Psycho,” the 1960 psychological horror film considered one of Alfred Hitchcock’s best films and praised as a major work of cinematic art by international critics and scholars. The show begins at 8pm and admission is $3 per person; no children under 17 will be permitted without a parent or guardian. For more information, please contact the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts box office at 757.923.2900.

Phoenix secretary Marion Crane is on the run after embezzling $40,000 from her employer’s client. Scared and alone, she checks into a remote motel run by Norman Bates. Their fates connect as this terrified young man, under the domination of his seemingly unbalanced mother, changes her life forever.

The cast includes Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Janet Leigh, John Gavin, and Martin Balsam. The film is rated R and has a running time of 109 minutes. No children under 17 will be permitted.