At the box office…

Hankering to see a movie on a really big screen?

We feel the same and we miss seeing our movie-goers. We want to share the good news. While the Playhouse remains dark, our friends at the Bethel Drive-in have lit their screen. What better way to social distance than in your car. And come say ‘Hi’ to your Playhouse Movie Theatre staff/volunteers at the Concession Bus, who are safely serving those great movie concession favorites.

Dusk happens earlier, so get to the drive-in before 8:30!

August 7, 8, 9: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Summer of Spielberg continues with Harrison Ford underneath the fedora for more action. Plus the bonus of former 007 himself, Sean Connery.


Message to our movie-goers regarding COVID-19

Adhering to the State’s stay-at-home and non-essential business closure, the Playhouse Movie Theatre is darkened (temporarily) during this trying time to keep our community and staff safe. We will reopen as soon as it is prudent to do so and will update this site as new information becomes available.

Now Offering eGift Purchase on-line!

You asked and we are now offering this new service. Check-out the ‘Click here to purchase’ button and then complete a check-out to buy and receive in your (or your gift recipient’s) email in-box an eGift card — all from the comfort of anywhere. When our screen is lit again, come see us at the movies….don’t forget to bring your eGift card number.

In other happenings…Member Voting Results for Change to Non-Profit

Voting ended on March 20th, and the final tabulation was completed on March 25th. From 121 eligible Cooperative members, the measure received 96 “yes” votes and 0 (zero) “no” votes. The remaining 25 eligible voters did not submit a ballot. With 79% of the eligible voters approving the measure, the measure has passed. Thank you to everyone who voted!

Currently, work is underway to complete the filing to the IRS for 501(c)(3) status for the Friends of the Historic Playhouse Theatre. These voting results are included in the materials submitted to the IRS.

The Playhouse board would like to thank all members for their engagement in this issue, and for the overwhelming support, the members have shown for the Playhouse and this initiative to establish more flexibility in fundraising to finance the operations and improvement of the theater. While the coronavirus has left the Playhouse darkened for a time, we are working during this intermission to ensure that the future of the Playhouse is even brighter!



Showing Next…Coming Soon…


Plan Ahead…


For 2020, a sample of features we are trying to bring to the Playhouse. Keep returning to this website for updates. Don’t go anywhere else, see a feature in Randolph.

And there is more…

100 years and still going strong. 2019 marked the start of our centennial. CORVID-19 has placed all our planned celebrations on-hold, for now. Please, stay tuned by subscribing to our mailing list, for details on when and where celebrating will occur once it is safe to have the Playhouse’s screen lit again.

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