Townagte, A Moive Theater in Wheeling, Presents "The Quiet Man"
Contact Number
304-242-7700
Address Info
1330 National Rd., Wheeling, WV

march, 2021

fri12mar7:30 pmTowngate Theatre Dinner & a Movie: "The Quiet Man"7:30 pm Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market Street Wheeling WV 26003

Event Details

A unique movie theater in Wheeling, Towngate offers screenings of some of America’s most iconic films.

Towngate Theatre presents The Quiet Man
7:30 p.m. Friday, March 12
Pre-screening dinner, movie ticket & popcorn – $20 (Reservation required.) SOLD OUT
Movie only – $7 (No reservation required.)

About the Film

Set in the 1920s, “The Quiet Man” tells the story of Sean Thornton (John Wayne), a retired Irish-American prizefighter who decides to buy a home in a small Irish village from which his family emigrated.

In the village he meets and falls in love with Mary Kate Danaher (Maureen O’Hara), a fiery-tempered local woman who is a bit past the customary time to get married. What follows is a series of events that make Thornton realize that the customs of dating and marriage are much different in Ireland than in the U.S.

The movie has something for everyone. From the extraordinary Irish countryside, which was shot on location, to the performances of Wayne and O’Hara, the movie serves as a love letter to Ireland’s most captivating self-images, myths, and humor.

You Can Have Dinner, too!

Moviegoers have the option to have dinner in Towngate’s social room prior to the screening. Park once and enjoy twice the fun!

Dinners will be served promptly at 6:30 p.m. before each film. After dinner, head upstairs for the movie at 7:30 p.m. The cost for dinner is $20 and includes your seat for the movie, all food, soft drinks, coffee, tea, water and a box of popcorn to enjoy during the film. Beer and wine are available for purchase.

Dinner menu for March 12 includes: corned beef and cabbage, Dover sole with lemon and capers, colcannon potatoes, Guinness mushrooms, spinach salad with pickled beets and green beans served with Cobb dressing, bread, sesame crisps and honey butter.

You must make reservations for dinner by 5 p.m. Wednesday prior to the screening. You don’t need to make reservations for the film.

Don’t delay. Space is limited.

SOLD OUT

Why Go To the Movie Theater?

Get off the couch! Stop binge watching by yourself. Hollywood movies are meant to be seen­ with others, in the movie theater, on the BIG screen. The actors are figuratively and literally larger than life! Get together with other movie lovers. Engage in thought-provoking conversation. You will learn more about the art and history of cinema, too.

Towngate: A unique movie theater in Wheeling.

A church-turned-theater, Towngate is located in Wheeling’s historic Centre Market District.

At Towngate, not only can you watch live theater productions, spoken word performances, improv and concerts, you can see movies, too! Towngate is also a single screen cinema. On select weekends throughout the year, we show a host of classic and independent films, thought-provoking documentaries and film shorts by local and regional filmmakers. Our movie selections encourage thought and conversation. You won’t be disappointed. Our regulars know we only show quality films. Sometimes, they show up for screenings without knowing the title of the film. They trust us that much.

Whether you consider yourself a film buff or you only like movies for the popcorn, our films will entertain and inspire. See you at Towngate!

Time

(Friday) 7:30 pm

Location

Towngate Theatre

2118 Market Street Wheeling WV 26003

Organizer

Oglebay Institute304-242-7700

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