Russo Brothers to Host 'Captain America: Civil War' Screening


At 8 p.m. on Monday, May 2, brothers Joe and Anthony Russo, the award-winning film and television duo with Northeast Ohio roots, will come to Case Western Reserve University for a special advance screening of Marvel Studios' Captain America: Civil War, which they've directed. The screening will take place at the Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center at the Temple-Tifereth Israel.

The Russo brothers have a remarkable story. They were graduate students at Case Western Reserve when they began directing, writing and producing their first feature in 1997. The screening serves as a fundraiser for Phase Two of the Maltz Performing Arts Center renovation and to raise awareness of the facility locally, nationally and internationally.

"We're deeply proud and excited to not only have the chance to showcase our newest film at such an exciting venue, but to also use the opportunity to further promote the Maltz Performing Arts Center and all that it offers the CWRU student body and the city of Cleveland," the Russos say in a press release.

Their film starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle and Jeremy Renner will likely be among the year's biggest box office hits.

Tickets range from $10 for students to $250 for VIP tickets that include a reception with the Russo Brothers. 

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