MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 13, 2017--
Theatres®, a division of The
Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS), is excited to announce new movie
series and more coming soon to its newly acquired Marcus Wehrenberg
Theatres. More options and offerings are part of the exciting changes
for these movie-going communities.
In anticipation of Oscar night, the movie industry’s biggest event of
the year, the 2017 Best Picture Festival will be playing at five of the
new Marcus Wehrenberg locations. It is a two-day event that features
this year’s nine Best Picture nominees on back-to-back Saturdays, Feb.
18 (day one) and Feb. 25 (day two). Admission for each day is sold
separately. Day one is $28 to see four movies and day two is $35 to see
five movies. Participating Marcus Wehrenberg locations include:
Bloomington Cine; Chesterfield Cine; Des Peres Cine; Ronnie’s Cine; and
St. Charles Cine.
Kids Dream, a popular family film series at Marcus Theatres presented by
American Family Insurance, is also coming to 10 Marcus Wehrenberg
locations starting in early March. For just $3, moviegoers can see
family-favorite films back on the big screen on Fridays, Saturdays and
Sundays at 10 a.m. between March 3 and April 9. Six movies make up the
series, including “Kung Fu Panda,” “Ice Age: Collision Course,” “The
Wild Life,” “Storks,” “Kubo and the Two Strings,” and “The Secret Life
During this series, attendees can enjoy concessions specials, including
popcorn and fountain drinks for just $2.75. Participating Marcus
Wehrenberg locations include:
Cape West Cine
Cedar Rapids Cine
Des Peres Cine
St. Charles Cine
“Special film series provide the Marcus Wehrenberg moviegoer a variety
of options beyond new movie releases,” said Rolando Rodriguez, chairman,
president and chief executive officer of Marcus Theatres. “Going to the
movies is a social pastime we want everyone to enjoy, and as such, it is
our goal to offer something that appeals to everyone. That’s what
inspired these additions, and why we’ll plan for plenty more to come.”
A few other notable changes are in the works:
Beyond the recently introduced $5 Tuesday Program, other special
programs have been added at select locations.
New gift cards also have become universal for Marcus Wehrenberg and
Marcus Theatres, meaning that the cards can be used at either/all
VIP and discount tickets are available at www.marcustheatres.com;
and booking a private screening or event just got easier, too. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 800-232-4625.
Two websites – www.marcustheatres.com
– will merge to become one resource for all Marcus and Marcus
Wehrenberg guests at www.marcustheatres.com.
Plans to combine the Wehrenberg MVP loyalty program with the Marcus
Theatres Magical Movie Rewards℠ program are underway with updates
still to come. Together, these programs will surpass two million
members circuitwide this month.
Potential renovations at select properties also are currently under
These changes will really enhance the Marcus Wehrenberg guest experience.
For more information and updates about special series, showtimes,
additional programs and more, visit www.marcustheatres.com.
About Marcus Theatres
Theatres®, a division of The
Marcus Corporation, is the fourth largest theatre circuit in the
United States and currently owns or operates 885 screens at 68 locations
in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North
Dakota and Ohio. For more information, please visit www.marcustheatres.com
and follow the company on Facebook
About The Marcus Corporation
Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, The
Marcus Corporation is a leader in the lodging and entertainment
industries, with significant company-owned real estate assets. In
addition to its Marcus Theatres division, its lodging division, Marcus®
Hotels & Resorts, owns and/or manages 18 hotels, resorts and
other properties in nine states. For more information, please visit the
company’s website at www.marcuscorp.com.
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