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Dirty Dancing

Set in the summer of 1963, "Dirty Dancing" revolves around Frances "Baby" Houseman, a sheltered teenager who falls in love with her dance instructor, Johnny Castle, while vacationing at a resort in the Catskill Mountains. The film is known for its iconic dance sequences and timeless romance.

Singin' in The Rain

A classic musical comedy directed by Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly, "Singin' in the Rain" celebrates the transition from silent films to "talkies" in 1920s Hollywood. The story follows Don Lockwood, a silent film star, as he navigates the challenges of the new sound era alongside his love interest, Kathy Selden.

The Sandlot

Directed by David Mickey Evans, "The Sandlot" is a coming-of-age comedy set in the summer of 1962. It follows a group of young boys who spend their days playing baseball on a neighborhood sandlot. Their friendship is tested when they face off against a legendary baseball player's monstrous dog.

Field of Dreams

Directed by Phil Alden Robinson, "Field of Dreams" is a fantasy drama starring Kevin Costner. It tells the story of a farmer who hears a mysterious voice instructing him to build a baseball diamond in his cornfield. As he follows the voice's guidance, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery and reconciliation.


Directed by Michael Curtiz, "Casablanca" is a romantic drama set during World War II. The film centers on Rick Blaine, a cynical American expatriate who runs a nightclub in Casablanca, Morocco. His life takes a dramatic turn when his former lover, Ilsa Lund, re-enters his life, seeking his help to escape the Nazis.

Summerfest 2024

Join us as we celebrate our beautiful city and honor our Hometown Heroes on Saturday, August 3, 2023. North Park Place will be the location for our outdoor stage, beer truck, and food booths. This free event is brought to you by The Midland Theatre and the City of Newark.
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The Maltese Falcon

Directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart, "The Maltese Falcon" is a classic film noir based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett. It follows private detective Sam Spade as he becomes embroiled in a web of deceit and murder while searching for a priceless statuette, the Maltese Falcon.

The Breakfast Club

Directed by John Hughes, "The Breakfast Club" is a teen comedy-drama that takes place during a Saturday detention session at a high school. Five students from different social cliques confront their differences and bond over shared experiences, challenging stereotypes and discovering unexpected connections.


Directed by Randal Kleiser, "Grease" is a musical romantic comedy set in the 1950s. The film follows the summer romance between greaser Danny Zuko and innocent Sandy Olsson. When Sandy unexpectedly transfers to Danny's high school, they navigate the ups and downs of teenage love amidst the backdrop of rock 'n' roll and high school cliques.

Terri Clark

From paying her dues at Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge in Nashville to holding the honor of being the only Canadian female member of the Grand Ole Opry, Terri Clark continues to build an unforgettable legacy primed for the history books of Country music.
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Alice Kristiansen

Stage Door Cabaret sponsored by Huntington Bank

Nashville based singer/songwriter Alice Kristiansen crafts beautiful, emotionally charged music that creates a genuine connection with her listeners. Accolades include features on Spotify’s New Music Friday, her music being synced in National TV campaigns, co-signs from FINNEAS, Shawn Mendes, and Alec Benjamin, and sold out shows all over the country.
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The Black Jacket Symphony

presents Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’

Known for their incredible live recreations, the Black Jacket Symphony will perform this entire classic rock album live—note for note, sound for sound—plus a full set of Prince’s greatest hits! Over the past fourteen years, this group of hand-picked musicians has performed over 40 classic rock albums, bringing an incredible night of entertainment to over a million music lovers across the US.
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38 Special

After more than four decades, 38 SPECIAL continues to bring their signature blast of Southern Rock to over 100 cities a year. At each and every show, thousands of audience members are amazed by the explosive power of the band's performance.
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Celtic Thunder

The Celtic Thunder ODYSSEY live theatrical production embodies the essence of these Public Television stars. It serves as a captivating exploration of Irish music and culture, spanning traditional Irish rhythms, contemporary beats, and innovative arrangements that define the group's distinctive sound.
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The Randy Travis: More Life Tour

The Randy Travis: More Life Tour features the legendary country singer and his co-star in The Price, James Dupré. The Country Music Hall of Fame member’s long-time touring band, consisting of Steve Hinson, David Johnson, Lance Dary, Bill Cook, Joe Van Dyke and Herb Shucher along with longtime tour manager Jeff Davis will rejoin “Hoss,” as they affectionately call Travis, on the road for the first time since right before his stroke in 2013.
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Ana Egge

Stage Door Cabaret sponsored by Huntington Bank

Ana Egge is a singer-songwriter and apprentice luthier from Brooklyn, NY. She has released 13 studio albums, playing her homemade guitar. Egge’s music has been praised by critics for its honesty, vulnerability, and beauty. She was born in Canada, and raised in North Dakota, and has toured extensively throughout North America and Europe. Egge is the subject of a 2015 documentary film, Bright Shadow. She has been featured in Billboard, Rolling Stone, and on NPR to name a few. Lucinda Williams calls her “the folk Nina Simone.” Egge’s newest album, “Sharing in the Spirit,” is a collection of songs that touch on politics, addiction, sex, and love. The album was produced by Lorenzo Wolff following their previous collaboration, 2021’s “Between Us.”
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O Christmas Tea: A British Comedy

Presented by James & Jamesy

Combining British propriety with an unabashed love for the unexpected, London’s 3-time Impresario Award-winning duo steep an outrageously funny and brilliantly inventive show reminiscent of classic British pantos.
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Honey & Blue

Stage Door Cabaret sponsored by Huntington Bank

Honey and Blue, a self-described blend of pop and soul music, is fronted by singer/songwriters Adam Darling and Stephanie Amber. Not only are they capable songwriters in their own right, which has allowed them to open for major artists including Bettye Lavette, Aloe Blacc, Charlie Hunter, and more, they are also well versed in performing cover songs with a fresh spin to fit every setting they are involved in. The band most recently released their full length album ‘Bloom’ which features 10 new songs, one of which is produced by, and featuring, world renowned musician Charlie Hunter, who has worked with the likes of D’Angelo, John Mayer, Mos Def, Norah Jones, and countless others.
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Leslie Mendelson

Stage Door Cabaret sponsored by Huntington Bank

With her enchanted voice and evocative songwriting, Leslie Mendelson has won the hearts and minds of both an adoring fanbase and fellow artists alike. No less than Jackson Browne has declared, “Leslie’s melodies are timeless. They reach me way back in my youth somewhere. I hear traces of Burt Bacharach and Carole King, and hooks and passages that remind me of the pop songs I grew up hearing on the radio,” while The Wallflowers frontman Jakob Dylan shares: “Voices like Leslie’s can get away with almost anything. Along with being a great songwriter, this leaves her with few if any peers.”
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Bryan Andrews

Stage Door Cabaret sponsored by Huntington Bank

Bryan Andrews is just another small town kid that blew up on TikTok, or so you would think. He doesn’t “look the part” of a country singer in the modern world, but instead prides himself on changing what that looks like. He began writing songs while he was working on the road as a pipe welder, and has amassed over 2 million fans across all platforms showing how his songs can be as real and raw as it gets. This country newcomer is poised to change the entire game.
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Jonathan Kingham

Stage Door Cabaret sponsored by Huntington Bank

Jonathan Kingham must be doing something right. In his first few years on the scene, he quickly developed into a seasoned performer while sharing the stage with the likes of Shawn Colvin, Joan Osborne, Michael McDonald, Doug Stone, Vanessa Carlton, and more. He has toured with such diverse acts as Julio Iglesias Jr. and currently plays keyboard and guitar for the rock band Toad the Wet Sprocket.
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