Nearly five-hundred people woke up this morning still smiling and laughing after Jay Leno’s performance at the Jane Pickens Theater last night. This one-night-only show, which sold out in less than ten minutes, benefited a veteran Newport firefighter who is currently battling cancer. The event was organized and put on by The Firehouse Theater, Jane Pickens Theater, and What’sUpNewp... Read more.
What started as just an event idea during a discussion between What’sUpNewp, Jane Pickens Theater, and Narragansett Beer recently, turned into a night that many movie fans will never forget. What’sUpNewp co-hosts a series of “throwback films” at Jane Pickens Theater annually, during a recent conversation with Narragansett Beer, a primer sponsor of their 2019 movies... Read more.
The drama that unfolded during Monday night’s episode of “The Bachelorette” on ABC was real. At least some of it was, said Jennifer Chapin, director of special events at Fort Adams Trust. Viewers who tuned into the two-hour episode partially filmed in Newport in March saw a contestant named Kevin hurt his arm while playing rugby at Fort Adams. Read more.
The Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center was excited to be featured as a "date" location for Episode 4 (The Newport Episode) of The Bachelorette. Read more.
Area audiences are fortunate to be able to see the film on a big screen at the Jane Pickens. Franklin connects with and transcends her gospel roots, singing with glorious abandon. Read more.
This deceptively light look at the inner life of a middle-aged, divorced woman who fends off loneliness and boredom by dancing at a local disco is a love letter to its central character. Read more.
The Apollo 11 moon landing took place 50 years ago, but images from that monumental event are as majestic and breathtaking as those beamed back to earth from outer space in July 1969. Read more.
Team player who will actively support the needs of box office, concessions, office and on-time operation of films and events within the building. Read more.
The Academy Award nominations will be announced Jan. 22, making it one of the high holy days for movie zealots and awards season trackers. Read more.
Director and Oscar-winning screenwriter James Ivory sure loves Newport and the Jane Pickens Theater. The legendary director of such screen classics as “A Room with a View” (1985), “Maurice” (1987) and “Howards End” (1992) has visited the JPT several times over the last few years to screen his films and chat with the audience. Read more.