The Kennedy Center

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

NSO Pops: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial - Film with Live Music

Friday, November 25, 2016 - Saturday, November 26, 2016

Holidays NSO Pops

Thanksgiving weekend, Steven Spielberg's touching sci-fi film returns with all of the adventure and wonder that made it a classic. Experience the tale as never before on a big screen with John Williams's soaring score performed live.

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Film with Live Music
Steven Reineke, conductor

Over three decades ago, a young boy and his unlikely friend from another galaxy first "phoned home" in what became the highest-grossing film of its time. Thanksgiving weekend, Steven Spielberg's award-winning "children's classic of the space age" (The New York Times) returns.

Experience this heartfelt tale as never before in high definition splendor on a big screen, with John Williams's soaring Oscar-winning score performed live by the NSO Pops. Bring drinks and snacks from the intermission bars into the Concert Hall, and complete this unique cinematic experience with free popcorn distributed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. Get ready--it's going to "beeee gooood!" Most enjoyed by age 7 and up.

Performance Timing: TBA