The William Carlos Williams Center is a not-for-profit Performing Arts complex located in downtown Rutherford, NJ, a mere 8 miles west of NYC. Over its 70-year history, this live venue has hosted many world-renowned performers. Currently, the vaudeville-era Newman Theater is closed, due to much-needed repairs, and our cinema and performance events and rentals are helping to keep the center open. Come out and support the “heart of Rutherford” any way you can!
Friday, June 10th – 8:00 pm
Jaws: The Revenge – Movie + Live Comedy Show
One of the worst movies of all time gets the treatment it deserves with live comic commentary from the cut-ups at Inside Joke Films. Featuring expert marine biology insights and a swimsuit competition. A show for ages 17+ ($5 donation suggested).
PAST SUCCESSFUL EVENTS:
To see what we have been doing, click here: http://williamscenter.org/events/past-events/
Saturday, May 21st – 5:00 and 8:00 pm
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Thirty years after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, the galaxy faces a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and the First Order.
Saturday, May 14th
Future Folk – MOVIE + LIVE PERFORMANCE
A great night with General Trius, The Mighty Kevin, and all the Red Helmet Irregulars. Hondo! Be sure to check out the band at futurefolk.com
Saturday, May 7th – 5:00 and 8:00 pm
Back to the Future
Doc Brown builds a time machine in a Delorean and Marty McFly travels to the 50’s to make sure his parents meet so he can exist. As good as you remember (though perhaps a bit more racy).
Saturday, April 30th – 5:00 and 8:00 pm
Pee Wee’s Big Adventure
Perpetual man-child Pee Wee Herman sets off on a cross-country quest to retrieve his stolen bicycle. Non-stop silliness abounds in another Tim Burton comedy guaranteed to get all ages doing the tequila dance on the dinner table.
Saturday, April 23rd – 5:00 and 8:00 pm
A pair of newlywed ghosts try to frighten the new living owners out of their home. When they fail, they call on call on notorious “people exorcist” Beetlejuice and all heck breaks loose. Tim Burton’s outrageous comedy feature lots of laughs, a few profanities, and all-in-fun-but-grotesque scares… so be advised if bringing little ones.
Saturday, April 16th – 5:00 and 8:00 pm
Little Shop of Horrors
Based on a long-running Broadway hit, this musical-horror-comedy spoof of campy monster movies tells the story of shop clerk Seymour and the gigantic man-eating plant from outer space he raises in the back room. Witty, creepy fun that might make little kids nervous — though the double-entendres will sail right over their heads.
Saturday, April 9th – 5:00 and 8:00 pm
The last film directed by Jim Henson, this fantasy masterpiece features elaborate puppetry, amazing set design, a clever coming-of-age story, and a legendary performance by David Bowie. All ages will enjoy the twisted brilliance of this 80’s classic.
Friday, March 18th & Saturday, March 19th
What a great event!!Thank you to our sponsors for their support for the Williams Center Comic Con!
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Friday, March 11th – 6:30 and 9:00 pm
The Princess Bride
Fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracles… as you wish.
Saturday, February 13th
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Friday, February 12th
The Wizard of Oz