WYO Western Film Series

Classic westerns will be shown at the WYO Sunday evenings in May.
Classic westerns will be shown at the WYO Sunday evenings in May.

In the past, it wasn't a Saturday morning without a few cartoons and a wild and woolly western to start the day. Well, the WYO Theatre in Sheridan is putting a bit of a spin on that tradition, beginning Sunday evening, May 2nd. Executive Director Nick Johnson explains.

The first offering is the classic Shane, which takes place in Wyoming and – shockingly – was actually filmed in Wyoming, and not somewhere in Canada. Each presentation will have a guest host, with Sheridan author Craig Johnson introducing Shane. He tells us why he loves this film.

Other movies in the series include Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid with a mystery guest host on May 9th; Son of Paleface with guest hosts Mary Brannaman and her daughter Reata Brannaman on May 16th; and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance on May 23rd with guest host Doug Sheehan.

Classic Westerns at the WYO, Movies on the Big Screen show at 7 pm each Sunday, and audiences will even get to enjoy free popcorn.

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