Edited by Tony Rutherford from Multiple Reports
Marquee Pullman to Host Cast of Huntington's Upcoming Outdoor Musical

 Cast members from the upcoming Huntington Area Regional Theater (HART) outdoor production of "Beauty and the Beast" will visit Marquee Cinema's Pullman Square Saturday for a meet and greet.

The festivities will occur in the theater foyer March 18 from 6-7:30 p.m.

It coincides with the opening of Disney's live action "Beauty and the Beast" in RealD 3D and 2D nationwide. Locally, cinemas will hold an advance showing Thursday March 16 @ (roughly) 7 p.m. Check individual websites for specifics.

The local musical production of "Beauty and the Beast" runs June 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30, July 1 & 2, 2017 in the Ritter Park Amphitheater. Adults are $15, Seniors and Children are $12

On Thursday March 16 at 590 select Regal, Cinemark and Marcus Theaters RealD join an exclusive promotion in concert with RealD having converted the Beauty and the Beast music video performed by Ariana Grande and John Legend into 3D, as well as behind the scenes clips from the film's production.

A limited number of keepsakes from the Disney film and concession specials will be available at participating cinemas. Select Cinemark locations will provide a special rose, according to a RealD release from Boxoffice Magazine.

(Editor's Note: Based on film distribution numbers, the "select" cinemas are likely to be in large and medium large cities, like  "limited" film platform releases. HNN found that the nearest 6 p.m. "fan" events are in Lexington, Ky., Columbus or  Cincinnati, Ohio. On line tickets are available at a premium price. Regal's Lexington, Ky. cinema lists the "fan event" @ between $24.50-$27.50. )

Local  cinemas hold 7 p.m. screenings. Online tickets are available. Marquee's Galleria in Beckley has been recently renovated and now has reserved seating available. http://www.marqueecinemas.com.

Other WV cinema chains, like http://www.ghtctheatres.com , hold Thursday night screenings, too.


Beauty and the Beast will be a magical moviegoing experience that will be especially memorable for families and fans who see this film on a big screen in 3D,” said Travis Reid, Chief Operating Officer of RealD. “We are pulling out all the stops to create a unique opportunity and incentive for moviegoers to see this film at one of the special fan events. Not only will audiences see the Ariana Grande and John Legend music video in 3D but we also have partnered with our friends at Regal, Marcus and Cinemark to create some fun commemorative keepsakes for the opening of this extraordinary new movie.”

Tickets for  “Beauty and the Beast” fan event  are on sale now and available through www.BeOurGuest.com/fan-events.   For more information on the music video presentation, visit www.BeOurGuest.com.   RealD pioneered digital 3D and has a platform of over 29,000 RealD 3D equipped screens in 72 countries.  As the world’s leading 3D cinema system provider with over 570 issued or pending patents, RealD has been more instrumental in perfecting, promoting and providing a premium quality 3D experience than any other company.