6/18/2012 9:03:00 AM Hairspray in Cinema Under the Stars Live concert of Rifftors' FAbulous Fifties Revue
The rousing crowd-pleaser Hairspray (nominated for three Golden Globe Awards including Best Picture) makes a return to the big screen on Monday, June 25 at the Sedona International Film Festival’s “Cinema Under the Stars — Musicals Under the Moon” outdoor film event at Tequa Marketplace in the Village of Oak Creek. A live concert performance compliments of the Sedona Performing Arts Alliance will kick off the evening at 7 p.m. Hairspray will follow the concert at dark.
The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present "Cinema Under the Stars - Musicals Under the Moon" at Tequa featuring the three-time Golden Globe-nominated, rousing crowd-pleaser Hairspray on Monday, June 25.
There will be one screening of the film outdoors at the Tequa Marketplace courtyard in the Village of Oak Creek. Tickets are only $7 each.
A live concert performance by The Rifftors' Fabulous Fifties Revue will kick off the evening at 7 p.m. Come early, bring lawn chairs and blankets ... and celebrate music and the movies at the festival's second outdoor film of the summer season. Hairspray will follow the concert at dusk.
"This promises to be an extraordinary night of music, poodle skirts and big hair as we celebrate summer with this rousing musical tribute to the '50s," said festival director Patrick Schweiss. "We invite audience members to dress in the style of the '50s - if they would like to - and get into the spirit of the evening!"
Hairspray was nominated for three Golden Globe Awards: Best Picture (Musical or Comedy), Best Leading Actress for Nikki Blonski and Best Supporting Actor for John Travolta in his extraordinary gender-bending role as matriarch EdnaTurnblad.
Based on the 1988 John Waters cult classic film and the critically-acclaimed, Tony Award-winning Broadway hit musical, Hairspray features the all-star ensemble of John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes, James Marsden and Queen Latifah, as well as Allison Janney, Jerry Stiller and newcomer Nikki Blonsky.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase from the Tequa Marketplace restaurants. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and beach towels.
The title sponsor for the event is Tequa Marketplace. The series is also made possible by a grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts and National Endowment for the Arts, the City of Sedona and the Sedona Community Foundation.
Advance tickets can be purchased or reserved in advance at the Sedona International Film Festival office, 2030 W. 89A, Suite 3A, or by calling 282-1177. For more information, visit www.SedonaFilmFestival.com.