The current run of J. K. Rowling’s new Harry Potter spin-off, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” concludes on Thursday night, Dec. 8, and will be followed by Amy Adams in “Arrival” and a performance of “The Nutcracker.”
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” directed by David Yates, stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Carmen Ejogo, Colin Farrell, and Johnny Depp. It is rated PG-13, runs 132 minutes, and plays at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 8.
In “Arrival,” linguistics professor Louise Banks (played by Adams) leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations around the world. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, Banks and her crew must race against time to find a way to communicate with the extraterrestrial visitors. Hoping to unravel the mystery, she takes a chance that could threaten her life and quite possibly all of mankind. With Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Tzi Ma.
“Arrival” is rated PG-13, runs 118 minutes, and plays at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9 and 10, and Wednesday, Dec. 14; and at 2 and 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 11.
Coming Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. will be “The Nutcracker,” in which Tchaikovsky’s winter wonderland comes to life in this special production from the Wiener Staatsballett, with choreography by Rudolph Nureyev. Starring Liudmila Konovalova as Clara and Vladimir Shishov as Herr Drosselmeyer and The Prince.
Tickets for “The Nutcracker” will be available at the door: adults, $16; children, students, and seniors, $14; and theater members, $12.
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” premieres at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 15.
For more information, call 633-0438 or go to facebook.com/harbortheatre or harbortheatre.net. The Harbor Theatre is located at 185 Townsend Ave., at the junction of Routes 27 and 96, in Boothbay Harbor, across from Hannaford Supermarket.