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Dayton, OH: Cinema De Lux Theatre, National Amusements Signature Theatre Concept, to Debut in Beavercreek

Posted on Friday, August 25th, 2006 and updated on Friday, August 25th, 2006 12:50 PM

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The new Cinema de Lux 14: The Greene is opening today in Beavercreek, Ohio, an Eastern suburb of Dayton, Ohio. The new theater is a high-end concept from parent company National Amusements that typically offers higher-end amenties than most theaters do.

All 14 auditoriums feature stadium seating and Dolby Digital EX sound capability. Two of the 14 are "Director's Halls" which takes the Cinema de Lux experience to yet another level with leather rocking recliners and reserved seating. Seven of the 14 screens will be equipped with 2K digital cinema projectors.

The theater opens today, and you can view showtimes and purchase tickets online for this theater now! 


Press Release 

State-of-the-art Cinema de Lux to feature Chatters Bar & Grill, Director’s Halls, free WiFi access, and luxury atmosphere


[Dedham, MA]—August 23, 2006-- National Amusements, Inc., a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry operating more than 1,500 screens in the U.S., U.K., Latin America and Russia, will unveil its new Cinema de Lux 14: The Greene officially on August 25, 2006 in Beavercreek, Ohio. The Cinema de Lux concept takes movie going to a whole new level and is the high-end entertainment concept that National Amusements has successfully rolled out in select markets across the country. This is the first Cinema de Lux to open in the Dayton area and brings the total to four Cinema de Lux theatres in Ohio. Ohio theaters include: Franklin Park 16: Cinema de Lux in Toledo, Maumee 18: Cinema de Lux in Maumee, and Springdale 18: Cinema de Lux in Springdale.

"We are excited to bring our unique Cinema de Lux entertainment experience to our Dayton area patrons," said, Shari Redstone, president of National Amusements. "Our emphasis on customer service, the lush decor, great food, and other high-end amenities will provide the best overall entertainment experience for the entire family to enjoy before, during and after the movie."


In celebration of the opening, patrons can enjoy free recently released films, and specially priced concession combos, all of which are available on a first-come, first-serve basis on Thursday, August 24, 2006. For titles and show times visit www.nationalamusements.com.


Beginning on Friday, August 25, 2006 movie-goers will be able to enjoy the latest of first run films in this unique theatre environment. The experience begins with 3,280 seats and 14 state-of-the-art auditoriums, all stadium style with Dolby® Digital Surround EX sound. Two of these auditoriums will be known as “Director’s Halls” treating patrons to the ultimate in movie going with Ultra Leather rocking recliners, reserved seating for all performances, live pre-show intros, a themed mural of Brandywine Falls in Ohio, escorted seating service and order at your seat concessions. Seven of the fourteen screens will be equipped with the newest state-of-the-art digital 2K projection systems.


Cinema de Lux 14: The Greene will also be the first Cinema de Lux with a Director’s Hall Lounge, an area adjacent to the Director’s Halls filled with comfortable, overstuffed furniture in which Director’s Halls patrons can relax before or after the movie.


In addition to the Director’s Halls, the lush atmosphere at Cinema de Lux will distinguish itself to patrons from the moment they enter the theatre. Patrons will be greeted by the sounds of the baby grand piano on display in the lobby. Guests are free to relax in a lounge area outfitted with comfortable, home-style furniture with the latest issues of newspapers and magazines. Or they may take advantage of free WiFi access in Chatters’ coffee bar and table seating areas. Patrons may also enjoy popping into the theatre between errands; to enjoy a cup of coffee or snack and relax in the comfortable lounge area, or challenge their gaming skills in the game room. The lobby will also feature Guest Services, a concierge style service desk assisting patrons with needs such as calling a taxi or purchasing tickets to Director’s Halls.


The following newly released films will be shown at Cinema de Lux 14: The Greene, beginning on the official opening day, August 25, 2006, visit www.nationalamusements.com for additional titles and showtimes: Invincible, Beerfest, How to Eat Fried Worms and Idlewild.


The theatre will also feature several of National Amusements specially designed programs: Bargain Tuesdays which features a $5.00 price for all seats, all shows, all day every Tuesday for a limited time; and Senior Wednesdays which features a $3.50 price for all seats for seniors 60 & up, including Directors Halls .


Tickets for all performances at Cinema de Lux 14: The Greene can be purchased in advance at the theatre, by phone at (937) 235-4400 or online at www.nationalamusements.com. Customers who purchase their tickets online can also take advantage of the print at-home ticketing option. Group sales, and special showings for educational organizations, can be coordinated by contacting Debbie Heller at 866-581-9138 x 301.


Cinema de Lux 14: The Greene will offer patrons a wide variety of concessions from classic movie fare such as popcorn and soft drinks to well-known brands such as Sbarro® Pizza, NATHAN’s Famous® and Pretzel Depot. The theatre will also offer Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and a coffee bar service area featuring Starbucks coffee and other specialty coffee beverages.


Another experience that sets Cinema de Lux apart is Chatters Bar & Grill, a full-service restaurant featuring American fare in a relaxed, sophisticated setting. Menu items at Chatters include appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, pizza and a wide variety of other quick dining options. Chatters also features a full service bar with beer, wine and our innovative signature specialty drinks. Patrons will be able to enjoy dinner and/or drinks before or after the movie, or just stop by to meet friends for lunch/dinner or an afternoon snack.


About National Amusements, Inc.

National Amusements, Inc., is a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry operating more than 1,500 screens in the U.S., U.K., Latin America and Russia. National Amusements delivers a superior entertainment experience in theatres around the world under its Showcase, Multiplex, Cinema de Lux, and KinoStar brands. Based in Dedham, Massachusetts, National Amusements is a closely held company operating under the third generation of leadership by the Redstone family. National Amusements is also an equal partner in the online ticketing service, MovieTickets.com, and is the parent company of both Viacom and CBS Corporation.

Source: National Amusements Press Release 

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