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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Star Wars at the Center: The Empire Strikes Back


The Suffolk Division of Tourism, in partnership with the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, is pleased to present Star Wars at the Center, a series of epic space adventures that became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon and defined a new generation of cinema blockbusters. The series continues on Friday, February 11, 2022, when the The Empire Strikes Back comes to the big screen. Admission is $2 per person, and the movie will begin at 7pm. There will be prize giveaways and costumes are welcome! To purchase tickets, please contact the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts box office at 757.923.2900 or   

The Empire has forced the Rebellion into hiding and Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, and their friends face attack by the Imperial forces on the ice planet Hoth. While Han and Leia escape in the Millennium Falcon, Luke travels to the Dagobah System in search of Yoda. Only with the Jedi Master’s help will Luke survive when the Dark Side of the Force beckons him into the ultimate duel with Darth Vader. The all-star cast includes Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, and James Earl Jones. This 1980 film is rated PG and has a running time of 124 minutes. The series will conclude with Return of the Jedi on March 11. 

The Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts is located at 110 W. Finney Avenue in the heart of historic downtown Suffolk. 

COVID-19 protocols: Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts values the health of our patrons, performers, and the community. Masks are strongly recommended for gatherings inside our building, consistent with the governor’s policy. For children’s classes and programs, masks are required by all attending. If you have been exposed to or have contracted COVID-19, the Suffolk Center will issue you a credit for a future performance. Please contact the box office at 757-923-2900 for more information.

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