Napoleon Dynamite Showing and Cast to Appear at Secrest Auditorium

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ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Napoleon Dynamite stars will be at Secrest Auditorium on May 20th.

Jon Heder and Efren Ramirez, or Napoleon and Pedro will be in attendance for a showing of the movie.

The movie came out in 2004 and has proven to be a classic to families nationwide.

Sara Harren, the Director of Operations for Dusty Guitar Promotion, who is in charge of the event says that it is perfect for everyone.

“This is actually a really great opportunity for the community to come out and experience something at Secrest Auditorium because its great for everyone. Its a good date night, its a fantastic reason for friends to come out. Its a PG movie so its also family friendly. Its very inexpensive, tickets start at only $10. So its a nice night just to come out, see a show and hit up some places in Downtown Zanesville while your here,” Harren told us.

There are also VIP tickets available for $125 that include premium seats, a signed poster, and a meet and greet.

The showing is expected to be enjoyable and also a great opportunity for the entire community.

“We just appreciate the city of Zanesville and Secrest auditorium and the community support. We love being partners with Secrest and involving out community in different things and bringing opportunities like this to Zanesville so we hope we see you at the show,” she also mentioned.

There are also tickets available for $10, $15, and $25.

The show will start at 7pm and tickets are currently on sale at the Secrest box office or website and online at

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