“Lawrence of Arabia”: Michigan Theatre.
(David Lean, 1962). Influential and stirring historical epic about the life of British army officer T.E. Lawrence, who was involved in attacks on Aqaba and Damascus and in the Arab National Council during World War I. Themes include his emotional struggles with the violence inherent in war, his sexual identity, and his divided allegiance between the British army and Arab desert tribes. Peter O’Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, José Ferrer, Claude Rains, Omar Sharif. 1:30 p.m. (Sun.), 7:30 p.m. (Tues.). Michigan Theater. Proof of vaccination (or negative Covid test within 72 hours) required for all patrons over the age of 12. Tickets $10.50 unless otherwise noted (children under 12, students, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8.50; MTF members, $8) in advance online (recommended) & at the door. For updated schedule, see MichTheater.org.