“Roman Holiday” to Screen at Sierra Madre Playhouse March 1

The classic feature film will be shown on Sierra Madre Playhouse’s big screen on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 7 p.m.


“Roman Holiday” is a romantic comedy produced and directed by William Wyler, written by Dalton Trumbo and John Dighton from Paramount Pictures. (Color, 1953, USA, 118 minutes, not rated) Starring Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power, Harcourt Williams, Margaret Rawlings. A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome. Winner of three Academy Awards®. Golden Globe® awarded to Audrey Hepburn.

“Wyler times the chuckles with a never-flagging pace, puts heart into the laughs, endows the footage with some boff bits of business and points up some tender, poignant scenes in using the smart script and the cast to the utmost advantage.” – Variety

The film will be screened at Sierra Madre Playhouse on March 1, 2023 and introduced by film historian Rich Procter.

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Tickets are $10. Online ticketing: https://ci.ovationtix.com/35040/production/1152748 or reserve by phone at (626) 355-4318.

DISCOUNT: Teen tickets (age 13-19) are available at $5 through the TeenTix Pass program. Visit SierraMadrePlayhouse.org to learn more.

Sierra Madre Playhouse is located at 87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024. Ample free parking is available in lots behind the Playhouse and across the street.

Covid-19 safety protocol: Masks are required for all audience members inside the auditorium.

Roman Holiday is being presented in connection with the live stage production Di Lady Di. Charlotte Munson stars as Diana, Princess of Wales. February 24 through March 5.  For ticket information, go to http://sierramadreplayhouse.org or call (626) 355-4318.

Audrey Hepburn, Roman Holiday (1953) starring Gregory Peck