Regal Waugh Chapel Stadium 12 & IMAX

1419 S. Main Chapel Way,
Gambrills, MD 21054

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Regal Waugh Chapel Stadium 12 & IMAX was opened on September 14, 2012. The theatre is located at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre in Gambrills, MD and features stadium seating and digital projection in all auditoriums.

Auditorium 6 is a large-format IMAX auditorium.

Contributed by MovieTix86

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MovieTix86
MovieTix86 on September 13, 2012 at 11:22 am

Regal’s Press Release:

http://investor.regmovies.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=222211&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1731083

Crofton Patch (includes a photo of the theatre):

http://crofton.patch.com/articles/movie-theater-announces-preview-show-times-grand-opening

Baltimore Sun:

http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2012-09-05/business/bal-regal-cinemas-open—waugh-chapel-20120905_1_waugh-chapel-towne-centre-regal-cinemas-imax-3d

This theatre is part of the ongoing development of Waugh Chapel Towne Centre. As a result, the theatre’s exact location does not appear on any digital maps as of this writing.

I saw The Hunger Games in IMAX during one of the preview days. The IMAX screen size is a bit underwhelming for a purpose-built IMAX auditorium (auditorium 6). The stadium seating in this auditorium was built at a steeper rake and on a raised platform. I have not seen the other standard auditoriums in the theatre so I do not know if they were also built this way. Seating capacities are posted at auditorium entrances.

Giles
Giles on September 14, 2012 at 10:28 am

did you get any sense of the dimensions (size) of the IMAX screen? Management was clueless to this fact. He also was vague if any auditoriums could playback 7.1 audio.

MovieTix86
MovieTix86 on September 14, 2012 at 12:47 pm

Giles, I expected the IMAX screen to at least be as large as the XD screen at Cinemark Egyptian 24. That is not the case. It looked similar in size to most of the other IMAX retrofits in the area, except the IMAX screens at the Regal Majestic 20 and AMC Tysons Corner, which are most likely larger.

Giles
Giles on September 14, 2012 at 1:15 pm

I won’t see an IMAX feature over at the Majestic due to the expensive ticket price (and the fact that they don’t discount it to matinee prices). My fave is definitely Tysons, with one of the largest IMAX-Digital screens I’ve seen (and enjoyed). For a new theater and specifically a new IMAX-Digital auditorium, not to be as large (or larger) than the XD screen at the Egyptian is baffling. (I can’t stand the screen sizes of the IMAX-D screens at Columbia Mall or the Rio)

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