JANUARY GIALLO | Friday, January 13 at 7:30pm | Theatre 1 | A woman tormented by strange, drug-induced hallucinations finds her fantasies giving way to violent reality.
JANUARY GIALLO | Thursday, January 19 at 7:30pm | Little Theatre 1 | A group of stage actors lock themselves in the theater for a rehearsal of their upcoming musical production, unaware that an escaped psychopath has sneaked into the theater with them.
SO FETCH! | Friday, January 20 at 7:30pm | 2000’s cult classic cheerleader comedy starring Kirsten Dunst and Gabrielle Union.
HIGH FALLS WOMEN IN FILM | Saturday, January 21 at 3:30pm | Theatre 5 | Sarah Polley (writer/director of the upcoming “Women Talking”) plays with the documentary format to explore memory and storytelling, in this compelling mystery.
Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd) and John Heffernan (Dracula) lead the cast in Shakespeare’s romcom of sun, sea and mistaken identity.
Monday, January 23 at 7:15pm | Little Theatre 5 | The 1985 whodunnit classic gets an encore as part of the Staff Picks series.
WINTER WEDNESDAYS | Wednesday, January 25 at 7:30pm | Gillian Armstrong’s 1994 adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic coming-of-age story. Featuring Winona Ryder, Susan Sarandon, Kirsten Dunst, Claire Danes, and Christian Bale.
ONE TAKE DOC SERIES | Thursday, January 26 at 7:15pm + Saturday, January 28 at 3pm | SUBJECT explores the life-altering experience of sharing one’s life on screen through the participants of five acclaimed documentaries.
JANUARY GIALLO | Friday, January 27 at 7:30pm | Theatre 1 | In the summer of 1979, Paris porn producer Anne finds her life turned upside-down by a murder investigation in the middle of shooting her most ambitious film yet.
Join WRUR Saturday, January 28 at The Little Theatre as we celebrate 40 years of Rejuvenation with Scott Wallace and Blacks & Blues with Doug Curry. The celebration includes a special screening of a film selected by Scott and Doug – Cooley High, a 1975 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film
An event taking place at The Little. | Ticketing not run by The Little, so Little discounts / member benefits do not apply to this event.
October 6-16 at The Little, The Dryden, and Online | Little discounts / member benefits do not apply to this event.
SATURDAY NIGHT REWIND x SPOOKY SEASON | Saturday, October 15 at 8 p.m. | The uneventful, aimless lives of a London electronics salesman and his layabout roommate are disrupted by the zombie apocalypse.
FOR LITTLE MEMBERS ONLY! | Monday, October 17 at 3pm and 6pm | Free screening of “The Majestic,” free birthday cake, and free popcorn!
The soulful, bluesy music of Dayna Kurtz, live from The Little’s histroic Theatre 1 stage Tuesday, Oct. 18.
ONE TAKE DOC SERIES | Thursday, October 20 at 7:30pm | The filmmaker discovers a story about her father from a letter that remained unopened for 20 years. She tells his lyrical nightmares and archival dreams about religious war, love, and redemption across India, Denmark, USA and Canada.
The Witness Palestine Festival is a project of Rochester Witness for Palestine, which seeks a just peace for the people of Palestine wherever they may be.
SATURDAY NIGHT REWIND x SPOOKY SEASON | Saturday, October 22 at 8 p.m. | Cue the iconic theme song, the 1978 original HALLOWEEN is back at The Little.
SPOOKY SEASON | Sunday, October 23 at 3:30pm | Battling inclement weather, natural disasters, animal attacks and sabotage, squash king Joe Pukos and his Cooperstown competitors demonstrate what it takes to raise 1,000-pound gourds and then transport them across New York state for the final weigh-in.
SPOOKY SEASON | Sunday, October 23 at 6:30pm | Come join The Addams Family for the most hilarious scarefest of this season or any other!
The United Nations Association of Rochester is proud to host an exclusive screening of the documentary, “Utica: The Last Refuge.” | Little discounts / member benefits do not apply to this event.
HIGH FALLS WOMEN IN FILM | Wednesday, October 26 at 7:30pm | Directed by Mary Lambert, this 1989 horror classic, written by Stephen King, explores the consequences of raising the dead.
BLACK CINEMA SERIES | Friday, October 28 at 6:45pm | The Jack Garner Theatre | The true story of Mamie Till-Mobley’s relentless pursuit of justice for her 14-year-old son, Emmett Till, who was brutally lynched in 1955 while visiting his cousins in Mississippi.
SPOOKY SEASON | Friday, October 28 at 7:30pm | Two witch sisters, raised by their eccentric aunts in a small town, face closed-minded prejudice and a curse which threatens to prevent them ever finding lasting love.
Joe Bob Briggs comes to the Little to host Chopping Mall! When the mall goes on lock-down, the robot security system malfunctions, and goes on a killing spree.
SPOOKY SEASON | Sunday, October 30 at 10pm | A family moves into a new home, where their son falls into a coma and eerie events begin to reveal something far more sinister is lurking in the house.
Come join the cast of Spellbound Cabaret for a Halloween Soirée!!!
November 3-6 at The Little | Little discounts / member benefits do not apply to this event.
WXXI CLASSICAL PRESENTS | Monday, November 7 at 6:30pm | Renowned musician Lydia Tár is days away from recording the symphony that will elevate her career. When all elements seem to conspire against her, Lydia’s adopted daughter Petra becomes an integral emotional support for her struggling mother.
Nov 9-13 | Little discounts / member benefits do not apply to this event.
A man struggles with memories of his past, which include a wife he cannot remember and a nightmarish world no one else ever seems to wake up from.
SPECIAL LIVE SCORE EVENT | Wednesday, November 16 in Little 1 | The influential Ukrainian documentary with live score composed and performed by Montopolis
BLACK CINEMA SERIES | Friday, November 18 at 7:30pm | Little 1 | A documentary that explores the impact of the events from the year 2020 have had on the lives of children.
WXXI CLASSICAL PRESENTS | Saturday, November 19 at 3pm | The Jack Garner Theatre (Theatre 5) | A documentary film about the nonviolent Singing Revolution in Estonia in which hundreds of thousands of Estonians gathered publicly between 1986 and 1991, in an effort to end decades of Soviet occupation.
After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to win the heart of his old flame, Lydia Languish. Back on British soil, Jack’s advances soon turn to anarchy when the young heiress demands to be loved on her own, very particular, terms.
HIGH FALLS WOMEN IN FILM | Friday, Dec. 2 at 7:30pm | From rising star director Nikyatu Jusu, NANNY is a horror-drama about an immigrant woman, her new job, and a violent presence that begins to invade both her dreams and reality.
In one of the world’s most populated cities, two brothers — Nadeem and Saud — devote their lives to the quixotic effort of protecting the black kite, a majestic bird of prey essential to the ecosystem of New Delhi that has been falling from the sky at alarming rates.
Friday, Decembere 9 at 7:15pm | Little Theatre 1 | Join us for Spielberg’s newest film “The Fabelmans” followed by a live, virtual Q&A with actress Chloe East who plays “Monica” in the film!
SATURDAY NIGHT REWIND | Saturday, December 10 at 8pm | The Griswold family’s plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.
Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) makes her West End debut in this 21st century retelling of Anton Chekhov’s tale of love and loneliness.
A whimsical and mysterious 2011 film from the legendary Martin Scorsese.
Wednesday, December 14 at 7:15pm | Little Theatre 1 | Cecil B. DeMille’s 1952 classic that set young Spielberg off on a lifelong obsession with movies.
ONE TAKE DOC SERIES | Thursday, December 15 at 7:30pm | Following the life of artist Nan Goldin and the downfall of the Sackler family, the pharmaceutical dynasty who was greatly responsible for the opioid epidemic’s unfathomable death toll.
Cultural Expressions: Kwanzaa, produced by WXXI Public Media, explores the seven principles that are the foundation of Kwanzaa by sharing seven real-life stories of impact. These stories reveal how each principle plays a role in the Black community, illustrated through cultural elements of dance, storytelling, music, and spoken word.
SATURDAY NIGHT REWIND | Saturday, December 17 at 8pm | A selfish, cynical television executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.
Tuesday, December 20 | Little Theatre 1 | Live in concert, it’s the Watkins and the Rapiers Holiday concert spectacular! Songs, merriment, and more cheer than you can shake a candy cane at!
Wednesday, December 21 at 7:00pm | Little Theatre 1 | Spielberg’s 2002 drama aches with reflections of his childhood parental relationships. PLUS a Q&A with Spielberg author Lester Friedman
JANUARY GIALLO | Thursday, January 5 at 7:30pm | Theatre 1 | Master of horror Dario Argento’s 1970 film, where an American expatriate in Rome witnesses an attempted murder that is connected to an ongoing killing spree in the city.
Free screening: Presented as part of WXXI and Al Sigl’s Dialogue on Disability initiative, Unseen screens at The Little Theatre (240 East Avenue) on Wednesday, January 11 at 7:15 p.m. and will be followed by a panel discussion.
Monday, January 9 at 7:15pm | Little Theatre 5 | The 1985 whodunnit classic screens as part of the Staff Picks series.