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The Nightmare Before Christmas


Location: Redstone Theater

Dir. Henry Selick. 1993, 76 mins. DCP. Featuring an original score and songs by Danny Elfman. It is the 25th anniversary of the stop-motion holiday mash up of Halloween and Christmas, originally conceived by Tim Burton as a poem. When King of Halloween Town Jack Skellington decides he wants to celebrate something other than just Halloween he kidnaps Santa to take over Christmas. Things do not quite work out as planned when Jack and friends put their own dark and spooky twist on Christmas. Recommended for ages 7+ 

Tickets: $15 ($11 seniors and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free for children under 3 and Museum members at the Film Lover and Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online.(Members may contact [email protected] with questions regarding online reservations.)

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