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There's A Free Screening Of 'Purple Rain' Happening At The Wiltern This Month [UPDATE]

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Update [5/17]: Due to popular demand, a second screening of Purple Rain has been added on May 19. Doors for the first showing will open at 6 p.m. with the screening at 7 p.m., and doors for second screening will open at 9:30 p.m. with the screening starting at 10 p.m. Admission to both is first come, first served once you RSVP here.

Prince fans will have a chance to catch a special tribute screening later this month.

On Thursday, May 19 at 8 p.m., The Wiltern will host a free screening of Purple Rain, so grab your tissues and get ready for some quality time with The Kid. To attend, you'll first have to RSVP, but then admission will be first-come, first-served until the theater reaches capacity, which according to LiveNation is 1,875.

Expect a serious line to get in, and likely some serious costumes waiting in that line to honor the late musician. It's probably a good idea to get there really early as an RSVP doesn't guarantee admission. Doors will open at 7 p.m.

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The Wiltern tells LAist that the lobby will be decorated for the occasion and there will be plenty of Prince jams playing before the screening.

You can RSVP for the screening here.

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