Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD: Joyce DiDonato sings her first Met performances of the Cinderella title role, and tenor Juan Diego Flórez appears as her Prince Charming. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads the Rossini score. The opera is presented live on Saturday, and in an encore presentation on Wednesday.
Rated PG, 98 min. Directed by Rob Reiner. Starring Cary Elwes, Billy Crystal, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, Fred Savage, Robin Wright Penn, Peter Falk, Peter Cook, Mel Smith and Carol Kane.
Pajama Party: William Goldman adapted his whimsical, comedic novel into a fairy tale for the screen.
Rated PG-13, 161 min. Directed by Peter Jackson. Starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Stephen Fry, Ken Stott, Orlando Bloom, Graham McTavish, William Kircher and Dean O’Gorman.
Rated PG-13, 92 min. Directed by Joel Coen. Starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson, John Goodman, William Forsythe, Frances McDormand and M. Emmet Walsh.
Blue Starlite: Mother's Day: The Coen brothers sealed their place in film history as more than just a novelty act with this demented comedy about an infertile couple that steals a baby. The family values here are arresting. (Double bill: Steel Magnolias at 8:45pm)