Classic Movies and Live Performances at the Palace Theatre in Sept and Oct

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Kick off fall with classic movies and live performances at Grapevine’s Historic Palace Theatre at 300 S. Main St. Whether you choose to enjoy a night with the legends of Hollywood on the big screen or take in a live, tribute performance, you are sure to find family fun this fall at the Palace Theatre.

Live Performances

Saturday, September 11 – See the dazzling and flamboyant Two Divas & A Piano – Tribute to Elton John & Cher, presented by Tribute Masters. The seasoned Las Vegas team Heidi Thompson and Gene Sironen deliver a highly crafted show garnering laughs, applause and happy audiences wherever they perform. Together, these two sensational tribute artists bring a unique energy to the stage with their own brand of comedy, vocal duets, audience participation and more. 

These tribute acts have been incredibly successful since Cher and Elton John each have six decades of hits and are loved by audiences of all ages. With songs like: “Crocodile Rock,” “Believe,” “Saturday Night’s Alright,” “If I Could Turn Back Time” and duets like “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart,” “Rescue Me” and “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down On Me,” this show guarantees an exhilarated audience every time!

Showtimes are 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $34 per person for the 3 p.m. matinee and $36 per person for the evening show. All ticket sales are final.

Saturday, October 2 – From Las Vegas to Grapevine’s Historic Palace Theatre, the Carpenters Tribute Concert, presented by Tribute Masters, is America’s top act celebrating the music and legacy of the famed brother-sister duo. Don’t miss this unparalleled show starring Sally Olson as Karen Carpenter and pianist Ned Mills as Richard Carpenter. The show opens with a zesty tribute to Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, followed by Carpenters hits including “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “Close to You,” “Superstar” and many more.

The Carpenters Tribute Concert was honored to be the featured entertainment at the CarpenterS 50th Anniversary Celebration in 2019. Olsen will also be performing with “Legends in Concert,” the pioneer of live tribute shows, during the 2021 holiday season. Sally is truly unsurpassed in her stunning representation of Karen Carpenter and captures the essence of the late singer right down to her authentic hairstyles, vintage and handmade costumes, makeup, gestures and voice.

Showtimes are 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $34 per person for the 3 p.m. matinee and $36 per person for the evening show. All ticket sales are final.

Thursday, October 7 Saturday, October 10 “Be Our Guest” and step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, presented by the Upright Theatre Company. The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved before time runs out, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. With spectacular costumes, singing and dancing, this “tale as old as time” is the perfect opportunity to bring your entire family for live theatre at its best.

Showtimes are Thursday – Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults; $18 for students, seniors and first responders; $12 for children 12 and under.

Classic Movie Screenings

Classic movie viewers are invited to bring in a same day receipt from any Grapevine restaurant and get a free popcorn at the Concession Stand! Tickets are $6 per person.

Friday, September 3 – “The Egg and I” (NR 1941), 7:30 p.m. On their wedding night, Bob reveals to Betty that he has purchased an abandoned chicken farm. Betty struggles to adapt to their new lifestyle, especially when a glamorous neighbor seems to set her eyes on Bob.

Saturday, September 4 – “The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit” (NR 1956), 4 p.m. An ex-soldier faces ethical questions as he tries to earn enough to support his wife and children.

Friday, September 10 – “Back to the Future (Rated PG – 1985), 7:30 p.m. Marty McFly, a 17- year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.

Friday, September 24 – Saturday, September 25 – Manhattan Short Film Festival, 7:30 p.m. on Friday, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. Film lovers will unite in over 500 venues world wide to view and judge the work of next generation filmmakers from around the world when the 24th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival takes place. $10 per ticket.

Friday, October 1 – “The Bride of Frankenstein” (NR – 1935), 7:30 p.m. Dr. Frankenstein falls under the control of his former mentor, who insists he resume his experiments in creating new life. Meanwhile, the Monster remains on the run from those who wish to destroy him.

Sunday, October 3 – “Mean Girls” (Rated PG-13 – 2004), 4 p.m. Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of Alpha Plastic Regina George.

Saturday, October 16 – “Hocus Pocus” (Rated PG – 1993), 4, 7 and 10 p.m. A curious youngster moves to Salem where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of diabolical witches who were executed in the 17th century.

For more information about Grapevine’s Historic Palace Theatre or to purchase tickets, call 817.410.3100 or visit

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