New theaters coming to Simpsonville, SC and Warner Robins, GA

posted by CSWalczak on January 7, 2010 at 9:37 am

SIMPSONVILLE, SC — Great Escape Theatres is planing a March opening of its new 14-screen multiplex in this Upstate city. One of the auditoriums will be for IMAX presentations, and the complex will include a cocktail lounge.

A new movie theater is opening in the Upstate this spring. It will have the only Imax screen between Charlotte and Atlanta.

Great Escape is under construction on South Street in Simpsonville just off interstate 385 in between Fairview and West Georgia roads. “We expect folks to drive over from that famous Woodruff road area, drive over to the movies,” said Simpsonville mayor Dennis Waldrop.

The theater will also have a lounge that serves meals and drinks, not just popcorn.

Read more at WYFF.

Warner Robins, GA will be the site of a new addition to the Georgia Theatre Company’s expanding operations. The chain anticipates the opening of the Houston Lakes Stadium Cinemas in May. Although owners expect the new theater will affect business at its bargain cinema in Warner Robins and at its Galleria Mall Stadium Cinemas in Centerville, it currently has no plans to close either of those theaters. This article on Macon.com has additional detail.

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gsmooth
gsmooth on March 5, 2010 at 6:48 pm

UPDATE!!!!
Great Escape 14
Digital Stadium Cinema
I-385 & Fairview Rd.(exit 27)
Greenville/Simpsonville, SC
Featuring Leather Rocking Chairs, Chances Lobby Bar, Over 1 Million Dollars in state of the art Digital Projection in every Auditorium, Multiple 3-D Auditoriums and much more

The Great Escape property is located along interstate I-385 just north of Fairview Road in Simpsonville, South Carolina. Its part of a planned development with a 14-Plex theater with IMAX, currently under construction. theater completion date is May, 2010.
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