Towngate Theatre Presents “Glory”
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1330 National Rd., Wheeling, WV

Towngate Theatre Dinner & A Movie: "Glory"

fri16feb7:30 pmTowngate Theatre Dinner & A Movie: "Glory"

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

Towngate Theatre presents “Glory”
7:30 p.m. Friday, February 16, 2024

Pre-screening dinner (6:30 p.m.), movie ticket & popcorn – $30 (Reservation required.)
Movie only – $8 (No reservation required.)

About the Movie

Epic in scope and theme, “Glory” reveals the powerful true story of the very first black fighting unit in US history—the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, comprised of 1,007 volunteer black soldiers who journeyed from far and wide to answer the historic call of duty.

Bolstered by exceptional cinematography, powerful storytelling, and an Oscar-winning performance by Denzel Washington, “Glory” remains one of the most highly-acclaimed Civil War movies ever made.

Originally released in 1989, the film stars Washington as Pvt. Trip, a former slave who volunteers to be part of the 54th Massachusetts, Matthew Broderick as Col. Robert Gould Shaw, who assumes command of the regiment – which by law could only be led by a white man, along with Morgan Freeman, Cary Elwes, and Andre Braugher.

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 $30 and includes your seat for the movie, all food, coffee, tea, water and a box of popcorn to enjoy during the film. Beer and wine are available for purchase.

The menu for the evening includes salmon or pork loin (select one), parsley potatoes, peas & carrots mix, tossed salad, lemon meringue pie.

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

Don’t delay. Space is limited.

Register for pre-screening dinner online or call 304-242-7700.

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.

2023-24 Schedule for Dinner & A Movie at Towngate

“The Witches of Eastwick”
Friday, October 27, 2023

“White Christmas”
Friday, December 1, 2023

“O Brother Where Art Thou?”
Friday, January 12, 2024

Friday, February 16, 2024

“Women Talking”
Friday, March 8, 2024

Towngate: A unique movie theater in Wheeling.

A church-turned-theater, Towngate is located in Wheeling’s historic Centre Market District and is part of the nonprofit Oglebay Institute. Towngate offers entertainment almost every weekend including theater, improv, live music, children’s theater and more. A variety of acting classes are offered year-round.

As a single screen cinema, Towngate celebrates the significance of the small-town movie house by bringing classic films back to the big screen.

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!


(Friday) 7:30 pm(GMT-05:00)


Towngate Theatre

2118 Market Street Wheeling WV 26003

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