McKINNEY (June 12, 2014) — Be part of a new McKinney tradition as the McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC) presents Friday Night Flicks, where residents and visitors alike can enjoy the unique experience of viewing cult classic movies in the restored theater of the historic Collin County Courthouse.

The summer/fall series lineup includes these favorite films:

  • June 27 – Jaws
  • July 18 – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • Aug. 22 – Back to the Future
  • Sept. 5 – The Princess Bride
  • Oct. 17 – Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Nov. 14 – The Sound of Music

“Each film will have a unique activity planned, such as a quote-along or special appearance by characters from the movie. These will be fun, interactive evenings you won’t want to miss,” said Amy Rosenthal, Director of MPAC and McKinney Main Street.

Movies start at 8 p.m. The Friday Night Flicks series will continue throughout the Fall and Winter.

General admission tickets are $8 and available for purchase online at, at MPAC, 111 N. Tennessee St. or by calling MPAC’s Emerson Ticket Office at 214-544-4630.


About McKinney

McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, McKinney has a current population exceeding 149,000. Established in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers rolling hills, lush trees, a historic downtown square and unique neighborhoods and developments. The city ranks No. 2 on the Money Magazine Best Places to Live list for 2012. Visit the city’s website at