1111 Broad St Ext, Oriental, NC 28571
Enjoy an outdoor movie A League of Their Own on May 14th at The Red Rooster located behind the Silos Restaurant in Oriental. CDC and State Guidelines will be adhered to regarding COVID-19. A League of Their Own is a rich blend of comedy and drama all in one. A League of Their Own is a rich blend of comedy and drama all in one. The movie takes place in 1943 when the ranks of professional male baseball players were leaving for the war, a group of women left their homes to become part of the All-American Girls Baseball League and kept baseball alive for a grateful nation. The movie itself is a flashback based upon the memories of the main character Dottie Henson, played by Geena Davis. It starts off with an older Dottie, attending an all-women’s senior citizen baseball game before attending the opening of the Women’s Baseball Hall of Fame. As the women play ball, Dottie watches them and fondly remembers a time in her youth when she played baseball for a local team and was spotted by a scout and asked to play for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Gina Davis’s and Lori Perty’s characters are sisters who both play for the professional league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.
The richness of the cast adds to this all-time sports comedy classic. Produced by Penny Marshall, and starring Geena Davis as Dottie, Tom Hanks as Jimmy Dugan, Lori Petty as Kit Keller, supporting cast include Madonna, Rosie O’Donnell, John Lovitz, David Strathairn, Garry Marshall.
Gates open at 8:00 pm. Movie starts at 8:30 pm. Bring a chair or park your golf cart.
50/50 raffle to benefit the Old Theater Admission by donation. Includes FREE popcorn.
The Silos is cooking up stadium favorites for purchase. Regular menu available for take-out via Chow Now app. Cash bar available with beer, wine, soft drinks. No outside food or beverages please, by order of the state. All proceeds from ticket donations and the 50/50 raffle will go to benefit the Old Theater, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, located at 609 Broad Street in Oriental, NC.