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See Paul Newman Movie At Ridgefield Playhouse, Support Cancer Camp

Ridgefield Playhouse will show "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" this month to raise money for Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camp.
Ridgefield Playhouse will show "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" this month to raise money for Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. Photo Credit: contributed

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" is returning for a limited time to the big screen at the Ridgefield Playhouse. Catch the infamous pair on Sunday, Jan. 17.

AAA Northeast at the Playhouse: Live in HD, along with Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Twentieth Century Fox present this classic Western from 1969. It's been restored in high definition and has additional, never-before-seen content. Fans will also get unique insight on this infamous pair of bandits with specially produced commentary from Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz.

Paul Newman, who lived in Westport, and Robert Redford set the standard in this western classic buddy film, which won four Academy Awards. Newman played Butch, a gifted get-rich-quick schemer, and Redford plays Sundance, his mighty-quick-draw partner.

This showing will benefit the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, which was founded by Newman as a place for kids with illnesses to experience the spirit and friendship that goes hand in hand with attending a summer camp. For more information about the camp, click here.

The Ridgefield Playhouse is a nonprofit performing arts center.

The show will begin at 2 p.m. The playhouse is located at 80 East Ridge -- parallel to Main Street -- in Ridgefield. Tickets are $10. To buy tickets, click here or call call the box office at 203-438-5795.

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