20th Annual Drexel Red Carpet Bash
Sunday, February 26
7:00 pm doors open | 8:30 pm telecast
The 20th Annual "Unofficial" Drexel RED CARPET BASH
For the 20th consecutive year, the Drexel invites you to walk the Red Carpet and mingle with Columbus movie fans for HOLLYWOOD'S BIGGEST NIGHT presented LIVE ON THE BIG SCREEN in stunning HD! You won't want to miss a minute of the glitz and glamour as filmland's favorites claim their golden statues!
Walk the red carpet, enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres and specialty themed cocktails at our cash bar! Come in your most glamorous attire (Old Hollywood, vintage, black and/or white) or dress-up as a nominated star or movie, and you could win fabulous prizes.
Enter the Annual "Pick The Winners Contest" - win a year of free movies at the Drexel!
$30 in advance | $35 at the door
DREXEL MEMBERS - $20 in advance | $25 at the door
Purchase tickets online here or at the box office.
All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Drexel, Inc. and the Drexel Theatres artistic and educational programs.
AMERICA’S GREATEST FILMS Series Continues March 7
Tuesday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m.
America’s Greatest Films is a new film series offering free screenings of some of the country’s most beloved classic films. Made possible through the generous support of PNC, the series will screen one film on the first Tuesday of each month. Each presentation will include an introduction and post-film Q&A by Jonathan Sherman, associate professor of film at Kenyon College. Admission is free.
2016-17 AMERICA’S GREATEST FILMS
Doors open at 6:30pm. Screenings begin at 7pm. First come, first served. Admission is free.
- The Apartment (1960) - Tuesday, March 7, 2017
- Schindler's List (1993) - Tuesday, April 4, 2017
- Annie Hall (1977) - Tuesday, May 2, 2017
- Hitchock's Rear Window (1954) - Tuesday, June 6, 2017
- West Side Story (1961) - Tuesday, July 11, 2017*
- Midnight Cowboy (1969) - Tuesday, August 1, 2017
- Some Like It Hot (1959) - Tuesday, September 5, 2017
- Do the Right Thing (1989) - Tuesday, October 3, 2017
- Double Indemnity (1944) - Tuesday, November 7, 2017
- Citizen Kane (1941) - Tuesday, December 5, 2017
All film titles are subject to change.
Saturday, March 11 at Midnight
The Room is an electrifyingly funny cult black comedy audience participation movie about love, passion, betrayal and lies. Writer/director Tommy Wiseau stars as Johnny, a successful banker who feels so badly wronged by those nearest and dearest to him that he finds himself asking, can you ever really trust anyone? The Room screens on the second Saturday at Midnight every month at the Drexel. Tickets are $6.50 and $5.50 for students.
Ohio 24-Hour Science Fiction Marathon
March 18 and 19 from 12 Noon to 12 Noon
Blast off into the future with The 30th Anniversary of the Ohio 24-Hour Science Fiction Marathon! It's a landmark celebration of cinematic excess, featuring David Lynch's DUNE and JODOROWSKY'S DUNE (with producer Stephen Scarlata IN PERSON), the MIDWEST PREMIERE of NOVA SEED, the 1956 and 1978 versions of INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS, CITY OF LOST CHILDREN in 35mm, and much more!
Tickets are $40 in advance, $45 at the door, and are on sale at the Drexel Theatre box office, Laughing Ogre Comics (4258 N. High St.), and at scifimarathon.com.