Screening of beloved film with live Q&A

John Cusack, with an impressive career spanning three decades, has established himself as one of Hollywood's most accomplished and respected actors. Renowned for his versatility, Cusack has garnered critical acclaim and prestigious accolades for both his dramatic and comedic roles.

Recently, he starred in Amazon's Sci-Fi series Utopia as Dr. Kevin Christie, a brilliant biotech mind intent on changing the world through science. The series, based on Dennis Kelly’s British show and helmed by acclaimed author Gillian Flynn, highlights Cusack's continued relevance and adaptability in the industry.

Cusack first captivated audiences with his roles in 1980s classics such as The Sure ThingSay Anything, and Sixteen Candles. Transitioning from his teen-heartthrob image, he expanded his repertoire with diverse performances in films like The GriftersEight Men OutBeing John MalkovichHigh Fidelity, and Grosse Pointe Blank. These roles highlighted his range and ability to tackle various genres, solidifying his reputation as a versatile actor. His portrayal in High Fidelity earned him a Golden Globe nomination, where he also co-produced and co-wrote the screenplay, demonstrating his multifaceted talent.

Say Anything, a teen romantic comedy-drama movie written and directed by Cameron Crowe, sees Cusack in the role of Lloyd, an eternal optimist seeking to capture the heart of high school valedictorian Diane. The highly-regarded film includes scenes of Tacoma and Seattle, including local iconic landmark Bob’s Java Jive.

An Evening with John Cusack, Say Anything Movie Screening and Q & A, presented by Tacoma City Theaters at Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway, on Saturday, July 27, 2024, at 7:30. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 17 at 10:00 am local time and can be purchased online anytime at, or by calling the Box Office at 253-591-5894 Tuesday – Friday, 12:00pm – 4:00 pm


Tacoma City Theaters, owned by the City of Tacoma and managed by ASM Global, is home to the historic Pantages Theater, Rialto Theater, and Theatre on the Square. They host eight Resident Arts Organizations, enriching the community with presentations of a diverse schedule of performances, special events, and educational programs. The venues showcase live entertainment ranging from concerts and comedy to movie showings, original theater, spoken word, and performances by international touring artists and productions. (

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July 27, 2024
Presented by Tacoma City Theaters

An Evening with John Cusack & Screening of "Say Anything"

Pantages Theater