Beginning This September The 2021 Hit Will Be Seen On The Big Screen For The Very First Time Nationwide, Kicking Off With A Special Live Performance Screening In Los Angeles
Austin, Texas (August 10, 2021) – Seagulls in the sand have heard our prayers… Alamo Drafthouse is excited to announce the return of its interactive Movie Party series, kicking things off with the big screen debut of Lionsgate’s instant cult classic comedy “Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar,” a film tailor-made for the communal audience experience on the big screen.
“’Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar’ is an audience movie if ever there was one,” says Alamo Drafthouse founder and Executive Chairman, Tim League. “From the first time we saw it at home earlier this year we were inspired to bring it to theatrical audiences and anticipate it will join other classics that have shown a long repertory life at the movie theater.”
First up is the “Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar” Record Release Party at Alamo Drafthouse Downtown Los Angeles On September 12. Featuring a live in-theater musical performance by Richard Cheese, guests at this special screening event will also receive a copy of Mondo’s “Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar” soundtrack on vinyl and enjoy movie themed cocktails, party favors, and other fun surprises!
Beginning September 19, the “Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar” Movie Party goes nationwide with screening events taking place in Alamo Drafthouse markets coast to coast. The pandemic hiatus on Alamo Drafthouse’s famed interactive series will officially end with the arrival of this new event, with “Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar” destined to join other mega-popular Movie Party events at Alamo Drafthouse like “The Princess Bride” and “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World.” The no talking rule at Alamo Drafthouse will take a back seat as audiences can quote and sing-along to the film. Audiences will also be treated to a pre-recorded Q&A with Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo and director Josh Greenbaum, and enjoy interactive props and themed beach party food and drink menu specials.
“Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar” DEL MAR Record Release Party
Los Angeles, CA – Alamo Drafthouse Downtown Los Angeles
“Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar” Movie Party
Los Angeles, CA – Alamo Drafthouse Downtown LA
San Francisco, CA – Alamo Drafthouse New Mission
Denver, CO – Alamo Drafthouse Sloans Lake
Springfield, MO – Alamo Drafthouse Springfield
Brooklyn, NY – Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn
Yonkers, NY – Alamo Drafthouse Yonkers
Raleigh, NC – Alamo Drafthouse Raleigh
Austin, TX – Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, Lakeline and Village
Corpus Christi, TX – Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi
El Paso, TX – Alamo Drafthouse East El Paso
Houston, TX – Alamo Drafthouse LaCenterra
Dallas, TX – Alamo Drafthouse Lake Highlands
San Antonio, TX – Alamo Drafthouse Park North and Stone Oak
Winchester, VA – Alamo Drafthouse Winchester
Charlottesville, VA – Alamo Drafthouse Charlottesville
Ashburn, VA – Alamo Drafthouse One Loudoun
About Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar
Take a trip and break out of your shell with Barb and Star. From the gals who brought you “Bridesmaids” (co-stars and co-writers Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo) comes “Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar.” Lifelong friends Barb and Star embark on the adventure of a lifetime when they decide to leave their small Midwestern town for the first time…ever. Romance, friendship and a villain’s evil plot…Hold onto your culottes, BARB & STAR is coming to the big screen at Alamo Drafthouse! Lionsgate presents, a Lionsgate production, a Gloria Sanchez / Stellie production. Directed by Josh Greenbaum, the film is written by Annie Mumolo & Kristen Wiig and produced by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Kristen Wiig, p.g.a., Annie Mumolo, p.g.a., Jessica Elbaum, p.g.a., and Margot Hand. The film stars Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo, Jamie Dornan, Damon Wayans Jr., Fortune Feimster, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Rose Abdoo, Vanessa Bayer, Phyllis Smith, and Kwame Patterson.
About Alamo Drafthouse
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema was founded in 1997 as a single-screen mom and pop repertory theater in Austin, TX. Twenty-four years later, with 38 locations and counting, Alamo Drafthouse has been called “the best theater in America” by Entertainment Weekly and “the best theater in the world” by Wired. Alamo Drafthouse has built a reputation as a movie lover’s oasis not only by combining food and drink service with the movie-going experience, but also introducing unique programming and high-profile, star-studded special events. Alamo Drafthouse created Fantastic Fest, a world-renowned film festival dubbed “The Geek Telluride” by Variety. Fantastic Fest showcases eight days of genre cinema from independents, international filmmakers, and major Hollywood studios. Alamo Drafthouse’s collectible art gallery, Mondo, offers breathtaking, original products featuring designs from world-famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek & Universal Monsters. Alamo Drafthouse continues to expand its brand in new and exciting ways, including the American Genre Film Archive, a non-profit film archive dedicated to preserving, restoring and sharing film, and Alamo On Demand, a new VOD platform boasting a growing and carefully curated library of entertainment for rental or purchase.
Mondo is an expanding enterprise with a passionate love of film, art, music and pop culture, best known for creating limited-edition posters, vinyl soundtracks, premium collectibles and games. Based in Austin, Texas, the team collaborates with an international network of talented artists and creators to produce the highest quality products inspired by licensed properties and original IPs. Over the last decade, Mondo has partnered with leading entertainment brands including DC Comics, HBO, Marvel, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, Universal Studios, Walt Disney Studios and Warner Brothers, along with dozens of independent studios and filmmakers from around the world. Find out more at mondoshop.com.
Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for the audiences it serves worldwide.