PORTSMOUTH NH – Everyone’s favorite Pixar curmudgeon and his 8 year old Boy Scout sidekick will hit the big screen for Prescott Park Arts Festival’s showing of the animated adventure comedy, Up, on Monday, July 22. The Service Credit Union’s Movie Series in Prescott Park is held each Monday night at dusk. Festival goers can enjoy some of the most popular and beloved films of all time, like Up, under the stars in Portsmouth’s Prescott Park.
By tying thousands of balloons to his home, 78-year-old Carl sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see the wilds of South America. Russell, an eager wilderness explorer 70 years younger, inadvertently becomes a stowaway. Up (2009) is a one-of-a-kind adventure has it all from adventures faraway lands and endearing characters to evil villains and surprising plot twists.
“Up is a great movie for families, because the kids love it, and adults can appreciate the humor as well. I’m always impressed by Pixar’s ability to create a film that appeals to all ages, with such amazing picture, well-developed characters and creative plot,” says executive director Ben Anderson. “Up is one of Pixar’s best, and certainly has all the makings of a well-loved classic for generations to come.”
The movie series is the result of a long-term goal and intensive fundraising. The festival organizers were able to purchase a high-definition projector and movie screen, specially designed for the projection of outdoor movies. Combined with the existing sound system for concerts, the result is a high quality, unique and affordable movie experience for the whole family to enjoy.
The Service Credit Union Movie Series in Prescott Park is offered free of charge with a suggested donation of $5-$8. General seating is first come, first pick, and audience members are welcome to bring a blanket or lawn chairs with them to the Park. VIP tables or blanket can be reserved through www.prescottpark.org, or by calling the Festival Office at 603-436-2848.
In addition to the movie series, Prescott Park Arts Festival’s 39th season also features the musical Annie, as well as a variety of concerts featuring Mary Chapin Carpenter & Marc Cohn (July 24), the Carolina Chocolate Drops (July 17), the Head and the Heart (July 31) and more.
Prescott Park Arts Festival, a non-profit organization, is the Seacoast’s premier outdoor performing arts venue, offering a uniquely accessible experience of high quality live theater and music -- no fixed admissions fees -- in an idyllic natural setting.
For more information contact Ben Anderson at (603)-436-2848 or firstname.lastname@example.org.