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.
THE RETURN OF THE TRILOGY Roadshow
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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