The Picture Show at Bay Street Theatre, sponsored by Peconic Landing, continues with classic films this spring. Please note changes as some film dates were shifted due to adding the St. Patrick's Day Party on March 16 at 8 pm.
All films start at 8 pm. Tickets are $7 at the door and include a small box of popcorn. For the $28 prix-fixe "Dinner and a Movie" package, call IL Capuccino (631-725-2747), or Sen (631-725-1774), or Dockside (631-725-7100). Cost does not include sales tax, beverage or gratuities. Note that Page at 63 Main (631-725-1810) is not participating in March but will join again in April.
Here is the lineup (source of descriptions from IMDB):
Woody Allen WEEKEND
Friday, March 1 - Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
Danny Rose is a manager of artists, and although he's not very successful, he nevertheless goes out of his way to help his acts. So when Lou Canova, a singer who has a chance of making a come-back, asks Danny to help him with a problem, Danny helps him. This problem is Lou's mistress Tina. Lou wants Tina to be at his concerts, otherwise he can't perform, but he's married, so Danny has to take her along as if she was his girlfriend. Danny however gets more than he has bargained for when two mobsters come looking for the guy who has hurt their brother by stealing the heart of Tina, the girl he loves. Starring Woody Allen and Mia Farrow.
Saturday, March 2 - Every Thing You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)
Seven segments related to one another only in that they all purport to be based on sections of the book by David Reuben. The segments range from "Do Aphrodisiacs Work?" in which a court jester gives an aphrodisiac to the Queen and is, in the end, beheaded to "What Happens During Ejaculation?" in which we watch 'control central' during a successful seduction. Starring Woody Allen, Gene Wilder, Louise Lasser, Tony Randall, Lynn Redgrave, Burt Reynolds and John Carradine.
Mel Brooks WEEKEND
Friday, March 8 - The Producers (1968)
Down-on-his-luck theatrical producer Max Bialystock is forced to romance rich old ladies to finance his efforts. When timid accountant Leo Bloom reviews Max's accounting books, the two hit upon a way to make a fortune by producing a sure-fire flop. The play which is to be their gold mine? "Springtime for Hitler." Starring Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Dick Shawn, Kenneth Mars, Christopher Hewett, Lee Meredith and Estelle Winwood. Directed by Mel Brooks.
Saturday, March 9 - Young Frankenstein (1974)
A young neurosurgeon (Gene Wilder) inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback called Igor, a pretty lab assistant named Inga and the old housekeeper, Frau Blucher - Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his grandfather is only crap, but when he discovers the book where the mad doctor described his reanimation experiment, he suddenly changes his mind... Starring Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, Teri Garr, Kenneth Mars, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman. Directed by Mel Brooks.