Columbia County's center for culture & the performing arts in Southeast Washington
Owned and operated by Touchet Valley Arts Council in historic Dayton, Washington
New DOLBY Audio
THE COLOR PURPLE (2023)
This bold new take on the beloved classic is directed by Blitz Bazawule (“Black Is King,” “The Burial of Kojo”) and produced by Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, Scott Sanders and Quincy Jones.
RATED: PG-13 for mature thematic content, sexual content, violence and language
RUNTIME: 140 min
SPECIAL SHOW - 1 time
THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939)
FEB 24 Saturday matinee 3 pm – special, one-time Showing, with Free admission, free popcorn and soda, courtesy of INNOVIA FOUNDATION
CAST: Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, Frank Morgan, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton
RATED: PG for some scary moments.
RUNTIME: 101 min
INNOVIA FOUNDATION's 50th - Gather your friends and family for a free movie at the Liberty Theater in Dayton!
Innovia Foundation is proud to sponsor a free showing of the family-friendly film The Wizard of Oz on Saturday, February 24 at 3:00 p.m. (theater seating limit 134 persons)
Entry is free and open to all, including one free small popcorn and soft drink per person. Anyone who attends a showing is invited to submit photos from the event for the chance to win a $250 grant to a nonprofit of their choice!
As the community foundation for Eastern Washington and North Idaho, Innovia Foundation is shining a spotlight on beloved local theaters like the Liberty Theater throughout February by offering free screenings of family-friendly films. The free movies are part of a series of events Innovia is gifting to communities across the region in celebration of the Foundation’s 50th anniversary in 2024.
More information about the free event and Innovia Foundation can be found at innovia.org/fifty.
DUNE: PART TWO
MARCH 1-12 (two weeks)
OPENING DATE NATIONALLY!
Explores the mythic journey of Paul Atreides as he unites with Chani and the Fremen while on a warpath of revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Facing a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the known universe, he endeavors to prevent a terrible future only he can foresee.
RATED: PG-13 for sequences of strong violence, some suggestive material and brief strong language.
RUNTIME: 166 min (2 hr 46 min)
VARIETY SHOW 2024 -
March 22, 23, 24
“Songs of the Wild!”
Tickets go on sale Feb 26
More information is on Stage Productions page
The Theater Manager (Business Manager)
position has been filled.
NEW DOLBY AUDIO - WOW!
We have installed a new DOLBY CP950 Audio Processor, professionally installed and calibrated in our theater.
Let us know what you think! Thank you.
MOVIE ON-SCREEN CAPTIONS
In response to requests saying that dialog is often hard to understand, we will be showing
on-screen captions on SUNDAYS and TUESDAYS for all movies, when available.
Box Office Hours:
2-5 pm Tuesday & Friday
in person or phone 382-1380
Regular movie times
Fri. & Sat. 7:30 pm
Sunday 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm (not 7:30)
All regular movie tickets are sold at the door, open seating, no reservations.
We use reservations for live performances. Available online or through the Box Office
Masks are optional, but recommended if you are at high risk from COVID-19, influenza, or RSV.
to help sell concessions,
and help clean up after.
You get a free movie, soda and popcorn if you agree to stay and clean up.
Please contact Debbie at 382-1380
Click HERE to view the Liberty Theater Closure/Cancellation Policy, and No-Refund Policy.
ReStart Washington Grant Fiscal Year 2022 and 2023
Liberty Theater is thankful for awards totaling $ 4,200 from Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Funds, for general operating expenses incurred for our program.
This program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Washington State Arts Commission (now also known as “ArtsWA”) and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Thanks to OCF and the C.M. Bishop Jr. Family Fund for ongoing valuable support during COVID-19.
Our thanks to Humanities Washington, affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, for generous support during COVID-19.
Support during COVID-19 was made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor
Thanks to PSE for funds to enhance the safety of our building.
Thanks to ALL IN WA, all its donors for Matching Funds for our 2020 Annual Appeal thru BMCF Charitable Gift Guide. Thanks also to Seattle Foundation for their role in the effort
Thank you to the National Endowment for the Arts for their support, through ArtsWA.
Thanks to Blue Mountain Community Foundation for partnering with us both in our Summer kids program, and in our balcony remodel project. Learn about it HERE.
Thanks to Innovia for repeated support of our Summer Cultural Enrichment Program through Columbia County Children's Fund.
Thanks to the Murdock Trust for support in the original building purchases and renovations of the Liberty Theater and Annex renovation.
Thanks to the Sherwood Trust for support in the original building purchases and renovations of the Liberty Theater and Annex renovation.
Thanks to ArtsWA (The Washington State Arts Commission), and the Washington State Department of Commerce for a CARES Act grant to support operations during COVID-19.