‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ screens at Sebastiani
AUDREY HEPBURN’S iconic performance in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” comes to the Sebastiani Theatre Feb. 18 and 20.
The Sebastiani Theatre Foundation continues its Vintage Film Series #6 with “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” (1961) at the Sebastiani Theatre on Monday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m.; and Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m.
The screening of this memorable film replaces the originally scheduled “An Affair to Remember” due to that film’s unavailability.
Written by Truman Capote (novel) and George Axelrod (screenplay), “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” is the story of a young New York socialite whose life becomes intertwined with a young man who has moved into her apartment building as both try to navigate their tumultuous love lives. The film stars Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal and Buddy Ebsen.
Patrons are invited to "dress in the era" for the films throughout the series. Wine by the glass will be offered for sale at Monday evening showings. Doors open 30 minutes prior to each show.
Admission is $8 a film. To order tickets ahead for individual film screenings, call 996-9756.
The vintage film series will continue with:
• “On the Town” (1949) on Monday, March 11, at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, March 13, 1 p.m. Written by Adolph Green and Betty Comden (screenplay, musical play and book), and Jerome Robbins (story idea), and directed by Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly, “On the Town” is the story of three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City who look for fun and romance during their 24-hour leave from the ship. It stars Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra and Betty Barrett.
• “Notorious” (1946) can only be seen Monday, April 8, at 7 p.m. Written by Ben Hecht with screenplay contributions by Alfred Hitchcock, John Taintor Foote and Clifford Odets, and directed by Hitchcock, it tells the suspenseful story of a woman who is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman and Claude Rains lead the cast.
• “High Noon” (1952) plays Monday, May 6, at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, May 8, at 1 p.m. Directed by Fred Zinnemann, “High Noon” is the western tale of a marshal, who is personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, but finds that his own town refuses to help him. It stars Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly and Thomas Mitchell.
• “Meet Me in St. Louis” (1944) screens Monday, June 3, at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, June 5, at 1 p.m. Written by Irving Brecher and Fred F. Finklehoffe (screenplay) and Sally Benson (book), and directed by Vincente Minnelli, the film takes place in the year before the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair, when the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love. Judy Garland, Margaret O’Brien and Mary Astor lead the film.
The Sebastiani Theatre is located at 476 First St. E. in Sonoma.
The Vintage Film Series are presented by the Sebastiani Theatre Foundation as a fundraiser to preserve, enhance and maintain the Sebastiani Theatre. For more on the foundation or to donate, call 540-6119 or visit sebastianitheatrefoundation.org.