** UPDATE 3/12: Our Silent Sundays screening of The Freshman scheduled for March 22nd will be postponed to a later date (date TBA). If you’d like to be notified when we announce the new date, send an email to email@example.com. If you have purchased a ticket, it will be valid for the future date.If you would prefer a refund, please contact our Box Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bring the family to the Playhouse March 22nd at 2:30pm for a Sunday afternoon at the movies featuring the 1925 collegiate comedy, The Freshman, starring silent comedy great Harold Lloyd!
Lloyd plays Harold Lamb, a kind-hearted, optimistic, and “bespectacled go-getter who heads off to college thinking his experiences will be just like the ones he saw in the movies” (tcm.com). He soon realizes though that college is not what it seems. In the hopes of becoming popular on campus, he tries joining the football team. “This crowd pleaser is a gleeful showcase for Lloyd’s slapstick brilliance and incandescent charm.” (criterion.com).
The Freshman was Lloyd’s biggest box office hit. Called the ‘grand-daddy’ of college comedies, the film influenced college themed films thereafter. In 1990, The Freshman was added to the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry, deemed as “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant.”
Accompanying the film on our 1924 Mighty Wurlitzer theater pipe organ is American Theatre Organ Society’s Organist of the Year (2012) Mark Herman.
Silent Sundays continue with Charlie Chaplin’s The Gold Rush (1925) on May 31st.
*** Online/phone orders except group tickets are subject to additional fees.***
There are 3 ways to purchase tickets: online, over the phone, or in person.
To purchase tickets online (up to 9), click the button above.
To purchase tickets over the phone (up to 9), call Ticketmaster at 1 (800) 745-3000.
To purchase tickets in person, visit the Playhouse Box Office Wednesdays from 3:00pm-7:00pm, Saturdays from 2:00pm-7:00pm or day of show starting at 1:30pm.
To purchase group tickets, 10 or more: 1) Visit the Playhouse Box Office (Wed 3:00pm-7:00pm, Sat 2:00pm-7:00pm) or 2) Call the Playhouse Box Office at (626) 308-2868 (Wed 3:00pm-7:00pm, Sat 2:00pm-7:00pm).
There are no refunds, exchanges, cancellations. Cash, MasterCard, and Visa are the forms of payment accepted at the Playhouse Box Office.
Photos courtesy of the Harold Lloyd Trust