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San Francisco Symphony
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / September 16, 2013
A SYMPHONIC NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN FILM STARRING GENE KELLY, DEBBIE REYNOLDS, AND DONALD O’CONNOR TO BE PRESENTED ON THE BIG SCREEN AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL DECEMBER 6 AND 7, WITH FULL ORCHESTRAL ACCOMPANIMENT BY THE SAN FRANCISO SYMPHONY
Singin’ in the Rain replaces previously scheduled screenings of White Christmas
SAN FRANCISCO, September 16 – The beloved classic musical comedy Singin’ in the Rain, starring Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald O’Connor, Cyd Charisse, and Rita Moreno, will be screened December 6 and 7 at Davies Symphony Hall, with full orchestral accompaniment by the San Francisco Symphony. The 1952 film was directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, with choreography by Kelly. The screenplay was written by Adolph Green and Betty Comden, with music by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed. Sarah Hicks leads the Orchestra. The film replaces previously scheduled screenings of the film White Christmas, which had to be withdrawn due to unanticipated production issues. For a video preview, click here.
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A SYMPHONIC NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN
Friday, December 6 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 7 at 7:30 pm
Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
Starring Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, and Donald O’Connor
with live orchestral accompaniment by the San Francisco Symphony
Sarah Hicks conductor
$25-80. Tickets are available at sfsymphony.org, by phone at 415-864-6000, and at the Davies Symphony Hall Box Office, on Grove Street between Van Ness Avenue and Franklin Street in San Francisco.
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