Tuesday, Oct. 22
Balcony-to-Backstage Tour: Ghost Stories – 9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Who was Fink Finley? Why does the Lady in White still roam the mezzanine? And what has led to Tampa Theatre being known as one of the most haunted buildings in town? Learn the Theatre’s secrets, stories, art and architecture with a “balcony to backstage” tour that will focus on the historic movie palace’s ghostly guests.
The 90-minute tours will kick off in the lobby and will feature a special demonstration of the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. Tickets are $7.50 for adults and $5 for children ages 2 to 12. Tampa Theatre members are free. Space is limited, so arrive early!
The Exorcist – 7:30 p.m.
Tickets for “Nightmare on Franklin Street” feature films are $10 for adults and $8 for children, seniors military and Tampa theatre members at the box office, located at 711 N. Franklin Street in downtown Tampa or online (service fees apply).
Originally released on Christmas Day in 1973, THE EXORCIST tells the story of Regan (Linda Blair), a little girl who becomes possessed by the devil and undergoes a violent exorcism conducted by two priests: an aging man at the end of his career (Max Von Sydow) and a young man having a crisis of conscience (Jason Miller). 1973/Rated R/2h 2m