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Tomorrow Thursday will be the last screening of the winner for best picture this year BIRDMAN. Show time 7 PM. Starting Friday for ONE WEEK ONLY
The Theory Of Everything. Based on the life of Stephen Hawking. Eddie Redbaine Won an Oscar for best actor, in his role portraying Stephen Hawking. Showtime Friday 7:30 PM. Saturday and Sunday 1:30 PM 4:30 PM 7:30 PM. Remember to come listen to the digital Organ play Friday and Saturday before the evening show. The Wurlitzer pipe organ is undergoing repair and will be back in April to delight audiences.
On this very date back in the decade of the “flapper” Prohibition of alcohol, was in full swing. March 3 1924 The beautiful LAFAYETTE THEATRE with
“Beaux Arts” style with French and Italian
Renaissance influences named after Revolutionary war hero Marquis de Lafayette. Designed by Eugene De Rosa.
Opened its doors in downtown Suffern NY 91 years ago TODAY!
The first film to screen was the silent film “Scarouche”
So let’s ALL wish The Lafayette a very HAPPY 91 BIRTHDAY😄
If you didn’t get a chance to see the excellent film BIRDMAN this past weekend. You have one last chance, This Thursday, March 5 at 7 PM
Begins this coming Friday, March 6, The Theory Of Everything.
Received an Oscar for best actor Eddie Redbaine.
showtimes Friday: 7:30 pm. Sat, Sun 1:30 PM 4:30 PM 7:30 PM.
Yes the Wurlitzer organ is having a important part replaced. So A temporary Organ has been brought in.I made an error in my post saying that the Wurlitzer organ would be played for tonight’s show.can’t wait for it to come back .
Haven’t seen the movie that was awarded the best film of the year at the Academy Awards? Well then you’re in luck. BIRDMAN WILL be playing at the beautiful Lafayette Theatre this weekend. Showtimes 1:30 PM 4:30 PM 7:30 PM. Come down early and have a nice dinner at one of the fine restaurants in town. The Wurlitzer organ, is played 30 minutes before the 730 show. Grab some delicious popcorn, as a snack treat as You sit in the beautiful real movie palace.Why go anywhere else!?
Starting tonight Birdman starring Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Zach Galifianakis.The story of an actor trying to make a come back on Broadway.
It really is an excellent film. Come down to the beautiful Lafayette theater. Showtimes: 7:30 PM tonight. Saturday and Sunday: 1:30 PM 4:30 PM 7:30 PM. Come one half hour before showtime on Friday and Saturday nights, to hear a preshow concert on the organ. First show Saturday and Sunday, admission price $8.00. Seniors $8.00 ANY TIME. Regular admission $10.00 The LOWEST in the county. Popcorn is made fresh before each show in an old-style popper!
Couldn’t make it Tuesday night to the Banff Mountain film Festival?
Well why not come out tonight. There are a handful of tickets still left. They can be bought at The theaters box office. Doors open at 6 PM the program starts at 7 PM. And entire new set of films, will take your breath away.
Be sure to arrive early even if you already have a ticket. Because the seats will fill up quickly. You want to get the best seats in the house.
Why not sit up in the old-fashioned balcony. You’ll have a clear line of sight to the big silver screen. Stadium seating circa 1924😊
The winner for the best picture of 2015. Bird man, will open up at the Lafayette theater this coming Friday, The 27th. It will be playing for one week only. Friday 7:30 PM. Saturday and Sunday 1:30 PM 4:30 PM 7:30 PM.
As well as Thursday, March 5 at 7 PM.
The Banff Mountain film Festival was a great success. It was completely sold out. The show tomorrow is nearly sold out as well. A very small handful of tickets remain. They can be bought at the Theater box office, or at Ramsey outdoor on Route 17.Doors open tomorrow Wednesday, February 25 at 6 PM.
Tonight is the Banff Mountain film Festival. Doors open at 6 PM the program begins at 7 PM. Tickets can be bought at Ramsey outdoor on Route 17 in New Jersey. Or arrive early, before the doors open to get your ticket. As a very limited number of tickets will be sold at the theater box office.There will be completely different program tomorrow night Wednesday, 25 February. Tickets $19 in advance $22 at the door.
The #1 Movie in America,50 Shades Of Grey continues its run, this Thursday-Sunday.Showtime, Thursday 7:00pm, Friday 7:30 pm. Sat,Sun: 1:30,4:30 7;30.
Come listen to the organ play 30 minutes before the theatre lights are lowered, and the heavy red curtain opens, to reveal the beautiful TRUE silver screen. Fri and Sat evening shows, at at REAL ICONIC 91 YR OLD MOVIE PALACE!
50 shades of gray will be opening at the Lafayette theater this Thursday night, with an 8 PM show. Don’t miss out on seeing this steamy adaptation of the The best-selling book.showtimes for Friday 7:30 PM. Saturday and Sunday 1:30 PM 4:30 PM and 7:30 PM. All shows before 3 PM just $8.00
Come one half hour before the Friday night and Saturday night shows. And be treated to a concert on the pipe organ, skillfully played by a member of the theater organ society. A beautiful movie palace lovingly restored. Delicious popcorn popped right before your eyes, not heated up, Premade popcorn, like you would get at the multiplex!
I think it’s a terrible shame and waste that the Lowe’s paradise is sitting unused. It was so beautifully restored. There had been some questionable management running the place and stories of them keeping money, That was owed to the performers and making off with money. But it’s a real shame is there’s a restaurant right next door and there could be a lot of good acts that would appeal to a wide range of people. Now he just sits and from what people posted here, the people who have it now are very unfriendly and unwilling to let people look around inside.
Rstewart. Thank you for your positive comments. Hope you can come up from the Lehigh Valley to see some classics this spring. I know the Lehigh Valley has a lot of older theaters. Like the beautiful Roxy Theatre in North Hampton Pennsylvania and the Emmaus theater in Emmaus Pennsylvania. As well the 19th St. theater.too bad none of them do classic films
It is very difficult to get 35mm prints now. Even in the last season that Pete and Nelson did classic films,in spring of 2013. It was getting harder and harder for Pete to get 35mm prints. He did run a bunch of 35mm, but he had to also run a fair number of DCP’s that season. If Pete Nelson had stayed on, they would have had to run more DCP’s as the years went on. I’m sure they still would’ve been able to get some 35mm. But not as it was in years past where they had every film, run in 35mm.
Plus the cost of getting a 35mm print is higher than running acDCP. The total cost of renting a 35mm print and paying for the shipping back-and-forth, comes to about $620. The DCP cost about $350 to screen.
Thank you for your thoughts and suggestions.advertising in the Journal news using social media like Facebook Twitter along with the word-of-mouth is really helping to get more and more folks into the theater. American sniper was our biggest grossing movie with the best attendance throughout its run, it’s set a record for the most people in attendance.
They are far more than 10 to 20 paying customers for each of our classic shows this past fall.Nelson had a very good run at the Lafayette the years he was there. The reality is that the movie companies are making it much more difficult for a single screen theater Or any small independent, theater with even 2 to 4 screens.
That is the major reason Nelson decided to leave and retire completely from the movie business.
Howard if you ever come to the New York area, come up to Rockland County and come by the theater we love to see you a lover of classic movie theaters
Thank you Howard I really appreciate your positive comments. The classic series starts on April 11. The movies will be announced shortly. The Banff Mountain film Festival Takes Pl., February 24th and 25th. It is always a near or complete sellout both days. The wild and scenic festival will be upcoming soon As well as a Jewish film Festival in the spring. They’ll they also some live music shows coming up in the spring and summer. Details to be announced soon.
Classic films are advertised in the weekend section of the Journal news. posters for the classic series are put up all over suffern and throughout Rockland. The theater has an ad running throughout the day on Rockland local AM station WRCR. Groupon has an ongoing deal for discount admission to the theater. It has brought a lot of new people into the theater.
I would love for you to come down to the theater and see how nice it is it really needs to be seen to be appreciated.
50 shades of gray will have a special Thursday night opening at the beautiful Lafayette theater February 12 At 8 PM.
It is said that the theater has closed down. It was the last remaining theater in all five boroughs built in 1924 to still be operating. The middle theater has 600 seats in it a large screen and a beautiful arch around the screen.The two other theaters to the left and the right of the middle theater or once the wings of the balcony. They have 230 seats each. Sadly I don’t know if the theater will ever open again. It needs to be converted to digital projection which is costly probably close to 150Thousand dollars. As well as the air conditioning and heating systems needing work. Because when I went to the theater in the winter it was kind of lukewarm and in the summer the main central air-conditioning did not work and they had to try to use a few window units to cool the theaters.
This used to be one screen and now is three. However the auditoriums are of a good size. The two downstairs auditoriums, seat about 250 each. The screen is a good size and the seats are all new. The balcony Area is a third theater. It is quite spacious with 250 seats, “stadium style” seating. The screen is quite large the biggest I’ve seen in A theater converted over into three screens. All new seats in the balcony as well.
The huge hit, American sniper continue with its run at the Lafayette theater.
Place today Sunday the 25th at 2 PM 5 PM and 8 PM. Also Thursday the 29th at 7 PM, Friday the 30th 7:15 PM. Saturday and Sunday the 31st and first 2 PM 5 PM 8 PM.
50 shades of gray opens on February 13.
The current owners are trying to raise funds to convert to digital projection so they can open for the 2015 season. They were closed in 2014 sadly
American sniper is an excellent film. Bradley Cooper gives a riveting mesmerizing performance. Client Eastwood has done a great job directing this movie. Nominated for six Academy Awards, including best picture and best actor Bradley Cooper. Come see it a real iconic beautiful movie palace. Playing today Friday 7:30 PM. Saturday and Sunday 2 PM 5 PM and 8 PM.
admission price is only $10. Any show for 3 PM only $8.00all seats. Senior citizens over 65 $8.00at all times.