Welcome to the home of the Magic Lantern Theater

 

In 1999, a handful of local movie-lovers had a challenging idea: to bring quality film to Old Town Winchester. We established ourselves as a non-profit group – Springboard Cultural Arts – and the Magic Lantern Theater project was born.

CLASSIC MOVIE MUSICAL SERIES

 

February 10 at 2:00 p.m./April 14 at 2:00 p.m.

This new, quarterly film series honoring the great American movie musicals of the mid-20th century continues with On The Town and The Bandwagon.

 

MLT Sponsorship Opportunity

 

The MLT has shifted its support model from memberships to a simpler, donation-based system. This gives all our supporters the opportunity to renew their commitments to the MLT at the same time.

Our Next Presentation

 

DON’T THINK TWICE

April 15 at 4:00 p.m. at Barns of Rose Hill
April 29 at 4:30 p.m. at Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

The writer-director Mike Birbiglia (“Sleepwalk With Me”) returns to the standup comedy world with this bittersweet look at work and careers in today’s improv clubs. A member of an NYC troupe gets cast on a hit TV show – great for him, but leaving his best friends behind.

Rated R; 92 minutes.

FUTURE PRESENTATION

 

THE BAND WAGON

Saturday, April 14 at 2:00 p.m.
at Handley Regional Library Auditorium

Free & Open to the Public

“The Bandwagon” is a quintessential Fred Astaire vehicle, which he shares with the luminous Cyd Charise, the British cabaret comedian, Jack Buchanan, Nanette Fabray and Oscar Levant.

LATEST NEWS

MLT Sponsorship Opportunity

The MLT has shifted its support model from memberships to a simpler, donation-based system. This gives all our supporters the opportunity to renew their commitments to the MLT at the same time. We think you’ll find it more convenient…and it saves us the labor and...

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MLT announce Grant Program for Regional Filmakers

MLT’s mission is to provide a variety of film experiences to the community of the Winchester area while enhancing the life of the city’s historic downtown. This can mean bringing neighbors together for both indoor and outdoor showings of independent, foreign,...

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A Message to Members of the Magic Lantern Theater

The year 2017 will be one of transition between the MLT and you, our members and supporters.  By the end of 2017, we plan to have phased out MLT memberships and to introduce a once-a-year support drive.  We believe that the new system will be simpler to administer...

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