Calendar of Events

Dante Hall Theater



Atlantic City Main-Stage Series
October 2, 3, 4, 2015
Fridays & Saturdays ~ 8 PM
Sundays ~ 2 PM Matinee


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…



8th Annual Downbeach Film Festival's
October 16, 17 & 18, 2015
Dante Hall Theater and the Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University
*check downbeachfilmfestival.org for a complete list of screening itles, dates, times and location.

Join us for the 8th annual Atlantic City Cinefest, a local film festival that celebrates new films and filmmakers from all over the globe in an effort to highlight the art form of moviemaking through exclusive screenings, parties and award festivities. Downbeach Film Festival was created 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. 

BEFORE YOU BUY...You have 3 options to take advantage of all that AC Cinefest 2015 has to offer:

1. Film Block Pass (GOOD VALUE) if you have a specific film that you must see. Good for admission to ONE BLOCK ONLY at either venue on any day of festival.

2. Saturday or Sunday Day Pass (GREAT VALUE) in case you have multiple films at one or both venues that you want to check out! Good for admission to all films at both venues for either Saturday or Sunday and more*.

3. Film Festival Pass (BEST VALUE) for those who want to get the most out of all of the films and extras that AC Cinefest is bringing to Atlantic City! Good for admission to ALL films, at BOTH locations, ALL weekend long-Friday through Sunday and more*.

*DAY and FESTIVAL PASSES include free admission Awards Ceremony on Sunday at 6:30pm at Dante Hall Theater. 



Stage Right Productions Presents
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.”



Dante Hall Theater Presents
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. 


14th Annual
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


Dante Hall Theater Presents
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.