MMT Recommends: 2019 lineup at Movies @ The Mann

Hey MMT Fam! Our friends at the Mann are preparing for a fabulous music and movie experience with its Movies @ the Mann – consisting of four classic films that will screen under summer night skies with the film scores performed live by Philadelphia-region renowned orchestras.

The Movies @ the Mann series kicks off the 2019 summer season on Saturday, June 15 with a showing of the iconic Indiana Jones film Raiders of the Lost Ark In Concertaccompanied by the Reading Symphony Orchestra.

Making their Movies @ the Mann return is The Philadelphia Orchestra presenting Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™(July 20) and the second installment of the original Star Wars trilogy with Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back™(July 26).  Guests are invited to get in on the action by dressing up as their favorite characters from each of the series. The season will conclude with a special showing of the world premiere of Grease™ with Orchestra (August 15) performed live with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia.

For a full list of events, or to purchase tickets, visit manncenter.org/events.


Saturday, June 15 at 8 p.m.: Raiders of the Lost Ark In Concert with the Reading Symphony Orchestra

The film that gave the world one of its greatest movie heroes, Indiana Jones, is back and better than ever before! Relive the journey of Raiders of the Lost Ark while the film plays on a 40 foot screen and two jumbo lawn screens, with John Williams’ epic score performed live to picture by the Reading Symphony Orchestra.

Saturday, July 20 at 8 p.m.: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ In Concert with The Philadelphia Orchestra

The Harry Potter Film Concert Series returns to the Mann with Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert, the fourth film in the Harry Potter series. Justin Freer will conduct The Philadelphia Orchestra performing the magical score live from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ while the entire film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot screen.

Friday, July 26 at 8 p.m.: Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back™ In Concert with The Philadelphia Orchestra

The Mann is thrilled to present Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back live in concert. The Philadelphia Orchestra will play John Williams’ iconic musical score live as the film is projected on three giant screens. In 2018, the Mann presented Star Wars: A New Hope™, and now, in 2019, fans will be able to experience the scope and grandeur of the second film in the original trilogy. The Mann encourages guests to celebrate your favorite movie characters at this performance with costumes (toy weapons, masks, and armor are not permitted).

Thursday, August 15 at 8 p.m.: Grease™ with Orchestra performed by The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

“Summer lovin’” never sounded better. Experience the world premiere performance of one of the world’s most popular and enduring musical films in history, with its unforgettable rock ’n’ roll soundtrack that defined generations, live with orchestra for the first time. Thiago Tiberio will conduct The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia as they perform the full score from Grease, the iconic American musical romantic comedy, to accompany the full-length film shown on three giant screens, including the hit songs “Greased Lightnin’,” “You’re the One That I Want,” “Summer Nights,” and more!



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