Original Star Wars Trilogy Plays at the Carolina Theatre September 2-4

August 24, 2022 by Sandy Lerebours

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DURHAM, NC August 24, 2022The original Star Wars Trilogy will play at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Labor Day Weekend from September 2-4.  

The original trilogy, includes “Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope,” “Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back,” and “Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi.” The films follow protagonist Luke Skywalker’s quest to become a Jedi as he joins forces with the Rebel Alliance to face Sith Lord Darth Vader and free the galaxy from the clutches of the Galactic Empire.  

“Whether you are a Star Wars fan and can recite the films by heart or you are seeing them for the first time, this is an amazing opportunity to be transported to a galaxy far, far away by watching the original Trilogy on the big screen. ” says Jim Carl, Senior Director of Film at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.   

The special screenings of the original Star Wars Trilogy are part of the theater’s Retro Film Series, which hosts double features of classic films most Friday nights and includes several sub-series of film including MovieDiva, a series focused on strong female leads; Kaiju-Quest, a Japanese-genre focused on big monsters; SplatterFlix, a 70s and 80s horror movie-based series; and more.  

Each film in the original Trilogy will be screened three times throughout the weekend, and showtimes can be found at carolinatheatre.org. Tickets are $10 per film plus taxes and fees. Please see carolinatheatre.org for more information. 




About The Carolina Theatre of Durham: 

Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which manages the city-owned Carolina Theatre at 309 W. Morgan Street, Durham, NC 27701. Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is dedicated to presenting vibrant, thought-provoking film and live performances that contribute to the cultural and economic vitality of downtown Durham and the Triangle Region. More information at carolinatheatre.org. 


Contact: Jordan Hewitt Beard 

Senior Director of Marketing, Carolina Theatre of Durham 

(919) 560-3040 | jordan@carolinatheatre.org