Ogunquit Performing Arts

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P.O. Box 1608
Ogunquit, ME 03907

Performance Venue

The S. Judson Dunaway Center
23 School St.
Ogunquit ME 

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P.O. Box 1608
Ogunquit, ME 03907

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The S. Judson Dunaway Center
23 School St.
Ogunquit ME 03907

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Classic Film: 12 O’Clock High

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Starring Gregory Peck, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill, Millard Mitchell, and Dean Jagger, this exciting 1949 American war film is about aircrews in the United States Army’s Eighth Air Division who flew daylight bombing missions over Germany and France.

Classic Film: The Last Waltz

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

The Last Waltz was a concert by the Canadian-American rock group the Band, held on American Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1976, at Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. Members of the Band included Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel and Robbie Robertson. The Last Waltz was advertised as the Band's "farewell concert appearance," and […]

Classic Film Series: Arsenic and Old Lace

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Arsenic and Old Lace is a 1944 American madcap, but dark, comedy film directed by Frank Capra,  starring Cary Grant, and based on Joseph Kesselring's play Arsenic and Old Lace.   Set in the Brooklyn family home of the Brewsters, the plot concerns a drama critic, Mortimer Brewster, whose two beloved maiden aunts are caring for […]

Classic Film Series: A Christmas Memory

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

"A Christmas Memory" is a short story by Truman Capote.   First published in 1956, this much sought-after autobiographical recollection of Capote's rural Alabama boyhood has become a modern-day classic. This 1997 film version stars Patty Duke, Piper Laurie and Eric Lloyd.  As directed by Glenn Jordan, and adapted by Duane Poole, the gentle and lyrical […]

Classic Film Series: Julia

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

This 1977 Oscar-winning drama, based on the memoirs of playwright Lillian Hellman, depicts the relationship between two friends with unexpected consequences. Lillian, on her way to a writers’ meeting in 1930's Russia, plans to reunite with her life-long friend Julia, who in turn asks Lillian to smuggle funds into Germany to aid the anti-Nazi movement. Waiting in the wings is Lillian's lover and mentor, Dashiell Hammett, who is unaware of her dangerous assignment.

Classic Film Series: Show Boat

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Filmed previously in 1929 and in 1936,  this third adaptation of Jerome Kern’s Show Boat was shot in Technicolor in the typical MGM lavish style in 1951, with a production spread out from the MGM back lot to the Mississippi itself.  Produced by Arthur Freed and directed by George Sidney, the film stars Kathryn Grayson, […]

The Crossing

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Jeff Daniels stars as George Washington in this historical drama about the Battle of Trenton and the crossing of the Delaware. Winner of the 2000 Peabody Award for Excellence.

Free Admission

The Benny Goodman Story

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Starring Steve Allen and Donna Reed, the musical biopic showcases the swing music of famed clarinetist Benny Goodman, who recorded the clarinet solos used in the film.

Free Admission

Classic Film: The Jazz Singer

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

This 1980 remake of the 1927 film stars Neil Diamond, Laurence Olivier, and Lucie Arnaz, and feature’s Diamond’s award-winning soundtrack.

Free Admission

Classic Film: The Shop Around The Corner

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Set in Budapest, this 1940 classic holiday film stars James Stewart, Margaret Sullavan, and Frank Morgan, in a sparkling, heart-warming production by Ernst Ljubitsch.

Free Admission

Classic Film: Peter Grimes

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Benjamin Britten's grand opera masterpiece, with huge orchestra and chorus, and starring Jon Vickers as the eccentric fisherman persecuted by his village in London's Royal Opera, Covent Garden production.

Free Admission

Classic Film: Dinner at Eight

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Jean Harlow stars along with John Barrymore, Marie Dressler and an all-star cast in MGM's elegant ensemble comedy.

Free Admission

Classic Film Series: Friendly Persuasion

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire and Anthony Perkins deliver warm, winning performances in William Wyler's beautifully made film about a Quaker family whose values are tested during the Civil War.

Free Admission

Classic Film Series: A Place in the Sun

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor and Shelley Winters star in this stunning landmark film, winner of six Academy Awards.

Free Admission

Classic Film Series: South Pacific

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Mitzi Gaynor and Rossano Brazzi are the stars of Rodgers and Hammerstein's award-winning musical and beautiful film about love and prejudice on an idyllic island toward the end of World War II.

Free Admission

Classic Film: The African Queen

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

The African Queen is the first film in Ogunquit Performing Arts 2018-19 Classic Film Series.

Free Admission, Parking & Popcorn

Classic Film: The Nutcracker

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Legendary dancer Rudolph Nureyev stars in his own production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker with The Royal Ballet, London, co-starring Merle Park.

Free Admission, Parking, Christmas Treats

Classic Film: One, Two, Three

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Legendary actor James Cagney gives a dazzling performance in this rapid-fire comedy satire, directed by Billy Wilder.

Free Admission, Parking, Popcorn

Classic Film: Guys and Dolls

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Frank Loesser's award-winning, hit musical stars Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra and Vivian Blaine, with dance numbers by Michael Kidd.

Free Admission, Parking, Popcorn

Classic Film: Cape Fear

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

One of Robert Mitchum's most frightening performances as a stalking killer taking revenge against attorney Gregory Peck and his family.

Free Admission, Parking, Popcorn

Classic Film: Breaker Morant

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Award-winning film about three Australian lieutenants, court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers. Directed by Bruce Beresford and starring Edward Woodward.

Free Admission, Parking, Popcorn

Classic Film: Yentl

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Barbra Streisand produced, directed and stars in this romantic musical about a Jewish girl who masquerades as a boy to study Torah, but falls in love with her best friend.

Free Admission, Parking, Popcorn

The Philadelphia Story

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and James Stewart star in the delightful comedy, directed by George Cukor.

Free Admission, Parking, Popcorn

The Nutcracker

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Mikhail Baryshnikov and Gelsey Kirkland star in the American Ballet Theatre production of this holiday classic.

Free Admission, Parking, Holiday Treats

Captain Newman, M.D.

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Gregory Peck, Angie Dickinson and Tony Curtis head an all-star cast in this comedy/drama about an Air Force staff psychiatrist 's attempts to help deeply troubled veterans in a VA psych ward towards the end of WW II.

Free Admission, Parking and Popcorn

All About Eve

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, and Gary Merrill star in this classic drama, considered one of Bette Davis' finest roles.

Free Admission, Parking, Popcorn

Out of Africa

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Meryl Streep and Robert Redford star in this sweeping romantic drama, filmed on location in Africa. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Free Admission, Parking and Popcorn

The Long, Long Trailer CANCELLED!!

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz star in the hilarious comedy about their honeymoon misadventures, driving across the country in their new, oversized trailer home!

Free Admission, Parking and Popcorn!

Evita – CANCELLED

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Madonna stars in the opulent film version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical, tracing the life of Argentina's most glamorous and controversial First Lady.

Free Admission, Parking and Popcorn!

Classic Film Series: The Uninvited – CANCELLED

S. Judson Dunaway Center 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Free Admission, Parking, Popcorn
Ray Milland, Ruth Hussey & Gail Russell star in this picturesque ghost story of a haunted house on a Cornish sea cliff.