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Circuit Expands Into Fast-Growing Area North of Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE, Mar 10, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Marcus Theatres Corporation, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS), today announced it will open the new Marcus Cinema of Saukville in Saukville, Wis., on March 11, 2005.
"Marcus Theatres(R) is pleased to provide a state-of-the-art entertainment destination to residents living in this fast-growing area north of Milwaukee," said Bruce J. Olson, president of Marcus Theatres. "With an excellent location that is easily accessible from all directions, we look forward to welcoming area moviegoers into this exciting new theatre."
"Village of Saukville officials and management staff are thrilled that the Marcus Cinema of Saukville will be opening on March 11," said Barb Dickmann, president of the Village of Saukville. "Marcus Theatres has been great to work with in providing the people of our area with a beautiful new theatre that will become a hub of entertainment and community."
"The 12-screen Marcus Cinema of Saukville features all of the amenities that moviegoers expect - stadium seating, digital sound, big curved screens and comfortable seats in every auditorium. The facility will also showcase the best new technologies available in the industry, including lobby entertainment on two flat-screen monitors and an eight-foot wide video projection screen," added Olson.
"The Marcus Cinema of Saukville features custom murals, elegant warm wood finishes, rich stone floors and granite counters to create an attractive environment for moviegoers. The new theatre offers another amenity that moviegoers love - self-serve soft drinks. People enjoy being able to choose from our large selection of Pepsi(R) products and also appreciate time saved at the concession counter. Self-serve soft drink centers at other Marcus Theatres locations have been a huge success," said Olson.
Amenities at the Marcus Cinema of Saukville include:
The new 12-screen Marcus Cinema of Saukville is located at 350 S. Riverside Drive at the intersection of County Highway W and Foster Road, just south of I-43 and Wisconsin Highway 33 in the Village of Saukville.
Marcus Theatres will soon begin construction on a 14-screen theatre in Green Bay, Wis., and a 16-screen theatre in Sturtevant, Wis. The company also has announced plans for new theatres in East Troy and Brookfield, Wis.
Marcus Theatres is the ninth largest theatre circuit in the United States and currently owns or operates 491 screens at 44 locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota and Ohio. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, The Marcus Corporation is a leader in the lodging and entertainment industries. In addition to its Marcus Theatres division, the company's Marcus Hotels and Resorts division owns or manages 10 hotels and resorts in Wisconsin, California, Minnesota, Missouri, and Texas and one vacation club in Wisconsin. For more information, visit Marcus Theatres' Web site at www.marcustheatres.com or The Marcus Corporation Web site at www.marcuscorp.com.
SOURCE: Marcus Theatres Corporation
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