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  • community event
  • food vendors on-site
  • live music
  • no dogs
  • picnics allowed

Studio 54 was the epicenter of 70s hedonism — a place that not only redefined the nightclub, but also came to symbolize an entire era. Its co-owners, Ian Schrager and Steve Rubell, two friends from Brooklyn, seemed to come out of nowhere to suddenly preside over a new kind of New York society. Now, 39 years after the velvet rope was first slung across the club’s hallowed threshold, a feature documentary tells the real story behind the greatest club of all time.


  • Free popcorn + water station
  • On-site food vendors: Diego’s, Binge BBQ, A Fork in the Road,Tricycle Ice Cream
  • Live music courtesy of Kiel James Patrick
  • BYO picnic, blankets & chairs
  • NO DOGS allowed at this specific screening
  • Rain Venue: Jane Pickens Theater (49 Touro Street, Newport)
6:00pm: Venue & food vendors open
6:55pm: Live music by Harriet Manice
8:10pm: Film followed by Q&A with director Matt Tyrnauer and producer Corey Reeser, moderated by Richard Lawson, film critic for Vanity Fair
Run time: 98 min
Director: Matt Tyrnauer
Producers: John Battsek, p.g.a. Corey Reeser, p.g.a.
Studio 54
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Matt Tyrnauer's thrilling and definitive documentary captures the delirium — and the dark side — of the legendary New York disco.”


An infectious time capsule”

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