January 16, 2018
The Dark Crystal, Jim Henson’s Epic 1982 Fantasy-Adventure, Returns To Movie Theaters For Two Nights February 25 And 28; Tickets Now On Sale For This Rare Big-Screen Event


The unprecedented vision and mythic storytelling of Jim Henson’s 1982 epic fantasy-adventure The Dark Crystal returns to cinemas nationwide for a special two- night presentation from Fathom Events, The Jim Henson Company and Universal Pictures. Each screening of The Dark Crystal will also feature a brand-new featurette with Lisa Henson, CEO and President of The Jim Henson Company, who reflects on the making of this one-of-a-kind film and its creative legacy.

A milestone in fantasy filmmaking, The Dark Crystal was co-directed with Frank Oz (Little Shop of HorrorsDirty Rotten Scoundrels) and produced by Gary Kurtz (Star WarsThe Empire Strikes Back). Following its two-day-only theatrical presentation, The Dark Crystal will debut on 4K Ultra HD™ and return to Blu-ray™ and digital on March 6 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.


Fathom Events, The Jim Henson Company and Universal Pictures


Sunday, February 25, 2018, 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. (local time)
Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. (local time)


Tickets for The Dark Crystal can be purchased online by visiting or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in nearly 500 select movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network (DBN). For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).

Media Contact

Jessica Nelson
Fathom Events
(720) 262-2753

John Singh
J2 Communications
(818) 458-7800

Rob Novickas
J2 Communications
(206) 484-5605


For trailer, artwork and photos, visit the Fathom Events press site.