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The Original ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy Returns To Theaters This Summer

The Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy Returns To Theaters This Summer

Last fall, John Landis got up fanboy hopes when he said the theatrical cuts of the original “Star Wars” trilogy would be-released. Well, only half of that turned out to be true, and probably not the half you wanted.

This summer, the original “Star Wars” trilogy to big screens across the country. Pretty awesome, right? Well, unfortunately, it’s going to be 1997 re-release version where Han Solo shoots second, and George Lucas dressed the pictures with more special effects, and added scenes, that for the most part, were not necessary at all. But for many people, these are the versions they grew up with, so it’ll still be great fun to see the trilogy on the biggest screen possible with a bunch of likeminded fans. For the rest of us, we’ll keep waiting for those original theatrical cuts to show up, one day….

The back-to-back-to-back event screenings, with special merch, trivia, and more, will kick off in August. Dates below.


August 6 – San Francisco, CA / The Warfield

August 6 – Kansas City, MO / The Midland Theatre

August 6 – Washington, D.C. / Warner Theatre

August 6 – Los Angeles, CA / The Theatre at the Ace Hotel

August 6 – New York, NY / The Town Hall

August 6 – Miami, FL / Olympia Theatre

August 6 – San Antonio, TX  Majestic Theatre

August 7 – New York, NY / Kings Theatre

August 7 – Dallas, TX / Majestic Theatre

August 11 – Austin, TX / The Long Center for the Performing Arts (Ep. 4-A New Hope)

August 12 – Austin, TX / The Long Center for the Performing Arts(Ep. 5-The Empire Strikes Back)

August 13 – Austin, TX / The Long Center for the Performing Arts (Ep. 6-Return of the Jedi)

August 13 – Philadelphia, PA / The Keswick Theatre

August 13 – Louisville, KY / Brown Theatre

August 20 – Oakland, CA / Paramount Theatre

August 27 – Boston, MA / The Boston Opera House

Date TBD – Houston, TX / Venue TBD

Date TBD – Denver, CO / Venue TBD

*Additional Dates / Locations To Be Announced

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