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Per the January 2006 issue of “In Focus” magazine, this theater (along with Gateway Cinemas, Spanish Fork Movieplex and Showcase Cinemas) has been acquired by “A new theatrical circuit dubbed Red Carpet Cinemas.”
Per the January 2006 issue of “In Focus” magazine, this theater (along with Gateway Cinemas, Spanish Fork Movieplex and Five-Star Cinemas) has been acquired by “A new theatrical circuit dubbed Red Carpet Cinemas.”
Per the January 2006 issue of “In Focus” magazine, this theater (along with Spanish Fork Movieplex, Five-Star Cinemas and Showcase Cinemas) has been acquired by “A new theatrical circuit dubbed Red Carpet Cinemas.”
The Brighton Towne (note the “E”) Square 16 is now the Brighton Towne Square Cinema 20. See http://www.mjrtheatres.com/brighton.html
I worked in the cell phone industry for nearly 10 years and I can say that this request will most assuredly receive vigorous opposition from cell phone companies and many consumers, me among them.
Several years ago a tornado hit a movie theater in Ohio. From the reports I heard, if it weren’t for the quick action on the part of the theater’s management and staff, and the ability to make cell phone calls when the power went out, those in the theater may not have fared as well as they did.
People’s rude behavior needs to be changed, not our access to communications tools that could save lives.
Chuck — Which Lafayette Square opened in 1968? The one in the mall or the one outside of it? Thanks.
Lauren, well said.
I’m fairly sure that the theater itself is not used by the dealership, just the parking lot as an overflow lot.
I have this listed as being a Cinemark theatre. Is it possible it was closed when the Cinemark Millcreek Mall 6 (outside the mall) was opened?
My information says this and the Six Flags Mall Cinema were both Cinemark properties.
“ruff” you mean “rough”?
Per carmike.com all 10 screens now have stadium seating.
10/27/05 — per the link provided above, this theatre is now closed.
IF this theatre is still operating it’s operating as an Independent. It is not listed on carmike.com or movies.yahoo.com.
This was previously a Carmike theatre, but it is no longer shown on Carmike’s web site (www.carmike.com), so I am presuming they sold it some time ago. I see no listing on movies.yahoo.com for any theatre at this address, so can’t provide any more information. Sorry.
Per cameracinemas.com, each theatre seats 200; making total capacity 400, not 425.
“Each of its two auditoriums seat 200, and number 1 was recently refitted with brand-new seats and carpeting.”
See http://www.cameracinemas.com/cameras.html for the full story.
As clearly shown in the photo above, the upstairs theaters were called the Penthouse I & II, not the Playhouse I & II as indicated in the first comment.
My parents took me there for dinner at the restaurant and to see Airport in 1974. At that time, you had to exit through the outside staircase — chilly in Detroit in January!
The theaters at Chase Park Plaza Cinemas consist of five intimate auditoriums with luxury seating, all-digital sound systems and “state of the art” projection.
This unparalleled design and composition effectively sets a new standard for the St. Louis cinematic experience.
Renowned architect Salim Rangwala, in conjunction with innovative cinema operator Harman Moseley, worked together with nationally recognized artist Dick Godwin to transform the former Chase Club into five modern day atmospheric theaters.
With a stadium seating “presentation theatre” and trompe I'eoil masterpiece in each auditorium, the Chase Park Plaza Cinemas are high tech representations of the Hollywood studios' great screening rooms of the past. This unique cinema concept is now offered for the first time to the discerning movie going public at the extraordinary redevelopment of a St. Louis landmark, the one and only Chase Park Plaza.
According to wehrenberg.com, this is part of the Wehrenberg Theatres chain.
While the Fox Theatre is “technically” a movie house, its one screen is used very rarely and only for limited special engagements. I saw “The Wizard of Oz” there January 1991 or 1992. It was terrific to see that movie on a BIG screen — it was the first time I’d ever noticed the Tin Man’s rust! Most often, the Fox is home to live performances like the Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Spectacular, mentioned above, and Broadway-style productions. It’s a gem.
Wehrenberg’s web site (http://www.wehrenberg.com/theaterDetail.asp?theatre=18) says: â€¢ All Stadium Seating Auditoriums with â€œSnuggle SeatsÂ®â€ and cupholder armrests
â€¢ Digital Surround Sound
â€¢ Full Service Concession Stand
â€¢ Family Entertainment Center with video and redemption games & exciting prizes
â€¢ Available for group events
â€¢ Assistive Listening Devices
â€¢ Handicap accessible
â€¢ Free Jumbo Corn Refills
Does anyone know when the theater closed and when it was demolished? Obviously, by the comments directly above, those things happened in 1989 or later.
The area code above has changed. It is now 785. There is a recording saying “We will be closed until further notice.”