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Dante Hall Theater

 

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A One Day Retreat for Poets and Writers
SHORE THING WRITING GETAWAY
Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Treat yourself to a writing retreat at the shore. Down the block from Atlantic City's famous beach and boardwalk, this affordable workshop will energize and inspire you. Head home with sand between your toes, a few new pieces of writing and the glow that comes from spending the day with an encouraging community of writers.

For more information or to register, visit: 

http://www.murphywriting.com/shore ?
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Atlantic City Main-Stage Series
RELATIVELY SPEAKING
September 25, 26, 27 & October 2, 3, 4, 2015
Fridays & Saturdays ~ 8 PM
Sundays ~ 2 PM Matinee

*THIS PRODUCTION CONTAINS ADULT CONTENT*

You get three for one with this evening of one-act comedies produced by the Atlantic City Theater Company. TALKING CURE (Ethan Coen)-examines the back and forth relationship between a therapist and his patient as they search for the source of his mental behavior. GEORGE IS DEAD (Elaine May)-introduces us to wealthy, spoiled and recently widowed Doreen who imposes upon the daughter of her former nanny for comfort and advice. HONEYMOON MOTEL (Woody Allen)-explores a wedding day where the magic is over before it begins and everyone is living anything but happily ever after…

www.atlanticcitytheater.org

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8th Annual Downbeach Film Festival's
AC CINEFEST
October 16, 17 & 18, 2015


This annual local film festival promotes new films, as well as filmmakers and actors, from all over the globe in an effort to celebrate the art form of moviemaking through exclusive screenings, parties and award festivities. Rooted in the celebration of independent and studio film, Downbeach Film Festival created this forum to provide aspiring filmmakers, actors, and others, the opportunity to meet and network with industry professionals.  Check www.downbeachfilmfestival.org for a detailed list of screenings.

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Stage Right Productions Presents
WHEN YOU HAVE NO CLASS
November 4-7, 2015

Attention Faculty and Staff (of ANY learning facility) and anyone who has ever had a teacher! Winner of the 2005 James Sunwall Award for Best New Comedy, “When You Have No Class” follows the hysterical antics of five neurotic teachers and one psychotic principal of a fictional high school.  As one critic explained, this show “is irresistible to anyone who believes in the healing quality of a good laugh.”



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Dante Hall Theater Presents
ASBURY SHORT FILM CONCERT
November 20, 2015
 

New York City’s longest running non-competitive exhibition of award-winning short films, is also a national touring showcase with a mission to present the world’s best short films in theaters and public venues across the country. Asbury Short Film Concerts feature a highly entertaining and enlightening mix of live action comedy, drama and outstanding animated short films previously honored with Academy Award nominations or “Best of Show” awards at US film festivals and international festival honors. Asbury combines classic award winning shorts from the past with some current world film festival favorites in a fast-paced program providing local communities with a rare opportunity to see these films in one sitting. 

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14th Annual
GARDEN STATE FILM FESTIVAL
March 27 through April 3, 2016 

The 14th Annual Garden State Film Festival is sure to be the most exciting year yet. This is the third year that Atlantic City has hosted the event. Dante Hall Theater is proud to serve as one of the selected venues showcasing the many current independent films from around the world. This fun filled weekend includes an open talent casting call, professional panel discussions, parties, a celebrity filled awards dinner and more. Meet and mingle with filmmakers and celebrities. For a detailed list of screenings at each GSFF venue, visit www.gsff.org

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Dante Hall Theater Presents
GROWING UP IN THE OTHER ATLANTIC CITY
April 15-17 & 22-24, 2016

Directed by Travis Love. Based on the book by author, Turiyah Rahaeem, , “Growing Up in the Other Atlantic City: Wash’s and the Northside”, the play chronicles the life of the Washington family from the 1920s through the 1970s as they helped build and shape a vibrant and thriving African-American community in Atlantic City’s Northside neighborhood. As the story moves through each decade of this true history, viewers witness the laughter, tears, ingenuity, hard work and commitment of one family’s pursuit of the American Dream.