Plano — TheaterJones is partnering with the Cinemark movie theaters for the Best Movie Fest Ever: My Favorite Musicals film festival. The event happens on Saturday, July 26 and Tuesday, July 29 at the Cinemark West Plano, 3800 Dallas Parkway in Plano, at the North Dallas Tollway and W. Parker (here's a map).
The festival features three movie musicals: Hello, Dolly!, starring Barbra Streisand and Walter Matthau (1969); Moulin Rouge, starring Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman (2001); and Oklahoma!, starring Shirley Jones and Gordon MacRae (1955), and we are giving out passes to see all three, for both days.
The schedule is:
Saturday, July 26
- 11:15 a.m. Hello, Dolly!
- 2:20 p.m. Moulin Rouge
- 5 p.m. Oklahoma!
Tuesday, July 29
- 1 p.m. Hello, Dolly!
- 4:15 p.m. Moulin Rouge
- 7 p.m. Oklahoma!
Also, TJ staff will be on site throughout the day Saturday, and before the first film on Tuesday with ticket giveaways to local productions of plays and musicals, including:
- Dogfight at WaterTower Theatre
- The Boy from Oz at Uptown Players
- Buyer and Cellar, starring Michael Urie (about an unemployed actor working in Barbra's Malibu home basement), at Dallas City Performance Hall
- Nice Work if You Can Get It at Dallas Summer Musicals
- Hands on a Hardbody at Theatre Three
- Fiddler on the Roof at Lyric Stage
- and more!
We'll give away a pair of festival passes for each day. If you enter for these, you have to commit to the entire marathon, and not just one or two of the films.
If you don't win, ticket prices are $15 for three films each day (you'll also get concession coupons and Fox home entertainment coupon codes); or $10 per film. Purchase tickets for Saturday here, and Tuesday here, or go to Cinemark.com.
To be entered for a chance to win, email firstname.lastname@example.org with MY FAVORITE MUSICALS in the subject line. Include your name, address, number and best email contact. Include the day you'd like to attend (Saturday or Tuesday). Also, ensure us that you'll see all three films.
You have until 11:30 p.m. Monday, July 21 to enter, and we'll notify the winners on Tuesday, July 22 morning.
TheaterJones staffers and contributors, and their family members, are ineligible to play.