Nov. 30, 2018

Get the Holiday Feeling with Cinematic Favorites at The Tull Family Theater

Film favorites depicting romance and redemption, exploding turkeys, vengeful duels and the impact of a single person’s life are coming to patrons of The Tull Family Theater.

The Theater, open to serve patrons 365 days a year, kicks off its classic and holiday schedule with one of the most beloved films of all time, Casablanca, on Tuesday, Dec. 4, and Wednesday, Dec. 5, and closes with Marty McFly heading Back to the Future on Sunday, Dec. 30, and Monday, Dec. 31.

Starting on Saturday, Dec. 1, the Theater will offer patrons help with gift-giving by offering a discount on gift card purchases.  For every $100 worth of gift cards purchased in a single transaction, patrons will pay only $90.  Gift cards, available in any denomination, can be used for tickets or concessions, including the seasonal Rivendale hot chocolate. The cards can be purchased at the box office or by phone, 412.259.8542.

Below are details of the holiday/classic screenings.

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 7:30, reserved seating; and Wednesday, Dec. 5, 11:30 a.m.

Casablanca, a three-time Oscar winner with Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and a strong cast of supporting characters in a film that has become a cultural landmark

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m., reserved seating; and Wednesday, Dec. 12, noon

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, a hysterical look at the search for the perfect holiday and the persistence to count blessings, regardless of the situation. Starring Chevy Chase.

Sunday, Dec. 16, noon, reserved seating; and Monday, Dec. 17, noon

The Princess Bride brings both giggles and fairy tales to the big screen as a grandfather reads to a sick boy. Rob Reiner directs this enchanting fantasy.

Sunday, Dec. 23, 11:30 a.m., reserved seating; Monday, Dec. 24, 11:30

It’s a Wonderful Life, the perennial holiday favorite starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed looks at the impact of one man’s life in the small town he had hoped to leave long ago.

Sunday, Dec. 30, 11:30 a.m., reserved seating; and Monday, Dec. 31, 11:30 a.m.

As the countdown to the new year begins in earnest, Michael J. Fox takes us 30 years Back to the Future, when his parents were teens, thanks to the DeLorean time machine created by Christopher Lloyd’s Doc Brown.

For details on new release titles, show times and tickets for all screenings, please visit our website,

The Tull Family Theatera 501(c) (3) Pennsylvania nonprofit, is a film-based arts organization created to strengthen cultural, educational and entertainment experiences in the region northwest of Pittsburgh. Supported by diverse revenue streams from private, public, corporate and foundation funding, the theater counts among its donors Allegheny Regional Asset District, Huntington Bank, Esmark and the Bouchard Family, more than 700 individuals and its patrons. Their support sustains and expands programming at this independent cinema in Sewickley offering two screens and an event/performance space.

Contact: Karen Ferrick-Roman,,Cell 412.671.1456