Irrational Man‘, the latest film from Woody Allen, which was filmed throughout Newport and Rhode Island in 2014, will open at Jane Pickens Theater on August 7th.

Starring Jamie Blackley, Joaquin Phoenix, Parker Posey, and Emma Stone, Irrational Man tells the story of a tormented philosophy professor who finds a will to live when he commits an existential act

Some of Newport’s most recognizable sights in this film include Salve Regina University, The Fastnet Pub, Franklin Spa and the Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center.

Watch The Trailer


Opening week showtimes:

  • “Opening Night” Friday August 7th 2:30 4:45 7:00 9:15
  • Saturday August 8th 2:30 4:45 7:00 9:15
  • Sunday August 9th 2:30 4:45 7:00
  • Monday August 10th 4:45 7:00
  • Tuesday August 11th 4:45 7:00
  • Wednesday August 12th 4:45 7:00
  • Thursday August 13th 4:45 7:00

Advance tickets now on sale

Editor’s Note: Photo, poster & video courtesy of Sony Classics.

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