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June 09, 2021

Cinema in the Cemetery: Watch movies among the gravestones in Philly and Bala Cynwyd

Screenings will take place this summer at Laurel Hill Cemetery and West Laurel Hill Cemetery

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Cinema in the Cemetery Thom Carroll/for PhillyVoice

Four movies will be screened this summer as part of the Cinema in the Cemetery series. One screening will include live music by the Not-So-Silent Cinema.

Gather some friends together or grab a date for the Friends of Laurel Hill & West Laurel Hill Cemeteries' annual Cinema in the Cemetery series.

On select summer nights, you can watch movies among the gravestones. There's also an upcoming special screening accompanied by live music.

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The first movie in the series will be "The Philadelphia Story." The event will take place at West Laurel Hill Cemetery in Bala Cynwyd. "Wall-E" also will be screened there later in the summer.

"Little Shop of Horrors" will take place at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia, as well as the 1925 classic "The Phantom of the Opera," which will include live music by the Not-So-Silent Cinema.

Tickets to each movie night are $20 for adults. Seniors, students, Laurel Hill members and children receive a discount. Attendees are encouraged to pack a picnic to enjoy during the movie, and bring a blanket or chair.

Cinema in the Cemetery Series Schedule

Saturday, June 26 – "The Philadelphia Story" at 8:30 p.m. (buy tickets here)
Saturday, July 17 – "Little Shop of Horrors" at 8:30 p.m. (buy tickets here)
Saturday, Aug. 14 – "Wall-E" at 8 p.m. (buy tickets here)
Saturday, Aug. 28 – "The Phantom of the Opera" with Not-So-Silent Cinema at 8 p.m. (buy tickets here)

A rain date is set for the following day in the case of inclement weather.

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