Sacred Heart University Community Theatre presents a month of Halloween-inspired film programming in October

October Film Schedule at SHU Community Theatre

  • Friday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m., & Saturday, Oct. 2, at 4 & 7 p.m.: In Balanchine’s Classroom. A rare peek inside the glory years of George Balanchine's New York City Ballet through the remembrances of his former dancers and their quest to fulfill the vision of a genius. On Oct. 1, a Q&A with director/producer Connie Hochman and movie guru-in-residence Susan Granger will precede the film. (2021, 1h 29min)
  • Sunday, Oct. 3, at 12 & 3 p.m.: Halloweentown. Hollywood icon Debbie Reynolds turns good-witch grandma in this 1998 family-friendly caper. (1998, G, 1h, 24min)
  • Friday, Oct. 8, at 4 p.m.: Interview with the Vampire. Academy Award winner Tom Cruise stars as a vampire telling his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness and hunger. Brad Pitt, Antonio Banderas, Kirsten Dunst and Christian Slater co-star. (1994, R, 2h 3min)
  • Friday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m.: Sleepy Hollow. While investigating the decapitation of three people, skeptical Ichabod Crane encounters The Headless Horseman. Tim Burton directs Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci and Miranda Richardson. (1999, R, 1h 45min)
  • Saturday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m.: Lady of the Manor. See what happens when a ne'er-do-well tour guide befriends a prim-and-proper ghost in this new buddy comedy from Fairfield writer/directors Justin and Christian Long. The Brothers Long will be on hand to introduce the film. (2021, R, 1h 36min)
  • Sunday, Oct. 10, at 12 & 3 p.m.: The Addams Family. Con artists plan to fleece the ultimate eccentric family with an accomplice who claims to be a long-lost uncle. Starring Angelica Huston, Raul Julia and Christopher Lloyd. (1991, PG-13, 1h 39min)
  • Friday, Oct. 15, at 4 p.m.: Beetlejuice. Geena Davis and Alec Baldwin star as the spirits of a deceased couple who hire a malicious–and hilarious–spirit (Michael Keaton) to drive out the unbearable family that has moved into their home. (1988, PG, 1h 32min)
  • Friday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m.: Hocus Pocus. A curious youngster moves to Salem and awakens a 300-year-old trio of witches featuring Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler and Kathy Najimy. (1993, PG, 1h 36min)
  • Sunday, Oct. 17, at 12 & 3 p.m.: Monsters, Inc. Alternately funny and touching, this Pixar classic features the voice talents of Billy Crystal and John Goodman, along with Steve Buscemi, Jennifer Tilly, Frank Oz and Bridgeport native John Ratzenberger. (2001, G, 1h 32min)
  • Friday, Oct. 22, at 4 p.m.: Goosebumps. A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror writer R.L. Stine after the writer’s imaginary demons are set free. Jack Black stars. (2015, PG, 1h 43min)
  • Friday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m.: Monster House. Three teens discover their neighbor’s house is really a living, breathing monster. (2006, PG, 1h 31mins)
  • Sunday, Oct. 24 at 12 & 3 p.m.: Frankenweenie. When a boy’s beloved dog passes away, he attempts to bring it back in this quirky Tim Burton favorite. (2012, PG, 1h 27min)
  • Friday, Oct. 29, at 4 p.m.: The Little Shop of Horrors. Horror flick great Roger Corman takes on the timeless tale of a clumsy young man who nurtures the world’s hungriest plant. (1960, Not Rated, 1h 12min)
  • Friday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m.: Coco. Faced with a family ban on music, young Miguel enters the Land of the Dead to find a legendary singer who happens to be his great-great-grandfather. Featuring the voice talents of Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal and Benjamin Bratt. (2017, PG, 1h 45min)
  • Sunday, Oct. 31 at 12 & 3 p.m.: The Nightmare Before Christmas. Jack Skellington, the king of Halloween Town, discovers the wonders of Christmas Town in this Tim Burton-penned classic starring Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon and Catherine O’Hara. (1993, PG, 1h 16min)

SHU Community Theatre is located at1420 Post Road, Fairfield