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12:30 p.m. every second Wednesday of the month through June

In the Community Hall

Free admission

Bring an indoor picnic and introduce your kids to the classic animated movies that you love. Sign up to our monthly e-news to find out which movie we will be showing. Click here to receive The Alden's monthly e-Newsletter.

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 8, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 11, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 8, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 13, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 10, 12:30 p.m.

Broadway Princess Party (All Ages)btn buy tickets
Sunday, Sept. 22, 3 p.m.  Tickets on sale July 1

Limited VIP packages with premium seating, exclusive meet-and-greet with the princesses and souvenirs $85/$60 MCC tax district residents

$50/$45 students and seniors/$35 MCC tax district residents 

Brush off your tiara and unleash your inner princess with royalty in this hit concert direct from NYC! Featuring Tony-nominee Susan Egan (Broadway’s original Belle in “Beauty and the Beast,” voice of Meg in the movie “Hercules”), Grammy-nominee Courtney Reed (original Jasmine in Disney’s “Aladdin” on Broadway) and Christy Altomare (Anastasia in “Anastasia” on Broadway). Your every dream will come true as knockout voices sing the petticoats off every princess song in the book, sharing hilarious and heartfelt stories of their royal antics backstage, on stage and beyond!
Running time: 90 minutes   View the video

“The quality of each princess’s singing was astounding… Short of the Tony Awards, I know of no other place where you can find such find such an abundance of talent on one stage.” –Twin Cities Arts Reader

 

1 p.m. on select Wednesdays
In The Alden Theatre
Free admission

Come enjoy foreign films selected by our staff. All movies are shown in the original language with English subtitles.

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*These movies are chosen for adult audiences and may contain mature content, language and themes.

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, April 1, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, April 22, 1 p.m.

Wednesday, May 27, 1 p.m.

Chamber Music at The Alden
At 2 p.m. on various Saturdays throughout the year
Free. Reservations are not required.

Borisevich Duo, violin and piano

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2 p.m. 

Nikita Borisevich and Margarita Loukachkina

Put down that tablet and enjoy some of the region’s most talented classical musicians. These chamber music concerts are free to the public and appropriate for all ages.
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The Pop-Ups “The Great Pretenders Club” (Family Friendly)btn buy tickets
Saturday, Oct. 19, 1 p.m.  Tickets on sale July 1
$15/$10 MCC tax district residents


From three-time Grammy nominees, The Pop Ups, “The Great Pretenders Club" takes family audiences of all ages on a scavenger hunt for the best imaginative play games your mind can dream up! This high-energy journey transports audiences into a whimsical, educational world with dancing robots, a fire-stomping rhino, live drawing, huge balloons, full scale puppets, even a costume party! This highly-interactive show unfolds, propelled by award-winning music and dance beats that will catapult both young and old out of their seats! Running time: 60 minutes  View the video

“Performances and lyrics any grownup would add to a playlist.”— Parents' Choice

"Brush Up Your Shakespeare" (all ages)btn buy tickets
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m.
$7/$5 MCC tax district residents


Crack that Shakespeare code with our expert hackers! Our knowledgeable and enthusiastic team return to prepare you for ASC on Tour's productions of “Imogen (Cymbeline),” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “The Grapes of Wrath,” and they will lead you in a spirited discussion about the Bard. Running time: 60 minutes


Packages are available that include "Brush Up Your Shakespeare" and all three ASC on Tour shows.

American Shakespeare Center (ASC) on Tourbtn buy tickets
ASC on Tour returns with their signature fast-paced, fourth-wall-breaking style.
Packages of all three plays and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” are available for $110/$80 MCC tax district residents.

Shakespeare’s’ “Imogen” (Cymbeline) (13+)
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2 p.m. 
Doors open and live music starts at 1:30 p.m.
$40/$35 senior/$30 MCC tax district residents

Princess Imogen is catapulted onto an epic journey when her father, King Cymbeline, banishes her soulmate. Featuring a band of tough-but-loveable woodsmen, an evil queen, noble battles and unexpected plot twists, this late Shakespearean play enchants audiences with a story about a powerful princess who will do anything for love.

American Shakespeare Center (ASC) on Tourbtn buy tickets
ASC on Tour returns with their signature fast-paced, fourth-wall-breaking style.
Packages of all three plays and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” are available for $110/$80 MCC tax district residents.

Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (All Ages)
Saturday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m. 
Doors open and live music starts at 7 p.m.
$40/$35 seniors/$30 MCC tax district residents

"In A Midsummer Night's Dream," Shakespeare casts a theatrical spell powerful enough to make audiences of all ages believe in anything. This mischievous comedy of lovers, heroes, fairies and rude mechanicals is his tribute to humankind's power of imagination, and reveals that the "course of true love" can alter with just one touch of magic."  View the video

 

American Shakespeare Center (ASC) on Tourbtn buy tickets
ASC on Tour returns with their signature fast-paced, fourth-wall-breaking style.
Packages of all three plays and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” are available for $110/$80 MCC tax district residents.

Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath” (13+)
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m. 
Doors open and live music starts at 1:30 p.m.
$40/$35/$30 MCC tax district residents

An Oklahoma drought during the Great Depression forces the Joad family to flee their home for the promise of a new life in California. Will hope prevail through the hardships and heartbreak? Steinbeck’s classic novel comes to life in this Tony Award-winning stage adaptation.

Mario The Maker Magician (Family Friendly)btn buy tickets
Saturday, Nov. 2, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.  Tickets on sale July 1
$15/$10 MCC tax district residents


As seen on Sesame Street and Sprout, Mario "the Maker Magician" Marchese is a New York based, touring children's performer known for his DIY robotic creations, handmade props, and signature slapstick character. Running time: 60 minutes

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From the moment Mario the Magician came out on stage he had every single child's attention. His slapstick comedy routine was modern and edgy... I haven't laughed like that in a long time. It was brilliant. -BroadwayWorld.com