Finely-curated programming, a chef-inspired menu, luxurious seats, unique bar space, and movies galore await at Alamo Drafthouse’s new Midtown location.
Omaha, NE – February 18,2019 – The best of food, film, and drink, all in one seat… and it’s finally in Midtown Omaha.
Following a year of development, Alamo Drafthouse Midtown opens its doors on Friday, March 1st, kicking off a weeklong “soft” opening that’ll run till the official Grand Opening on Thursday, March 7th. Tickets for the opening slate of programming – which includes screenings of AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT, and THE FAVOURITE – are on sale now at drafthouse.com/omaha.
Located in the Midtown Crossing development, the Austin-based cinema’s second location in Omaha features a mix of first-run films and curated specialty programming, premium luxury reclining seats, and a full-service food and drink menu. Alamo Drafthouse Midtown is also home to the second Liquid Sunshine Taproom location, a full bar and restaurant space located on the 2nd floor of the Alamo Drafthouse Midtown building. Liquid Sunshine Taproom offers 24 beer taps, eight of which will be rotating with local and regional brews.
“As a theater and as a brand, we strive to be the best entertainment experience imaginable for the Omaha metro. We do this by providing great food and drinks, exceptional presentation and a finely curated programming calendar,” says Derek Dillon, Alamo Drafthouse Omaha’s Creative Director. “On top of all of that, we’re also proud to be a great community partner for local non-profits, schools, and charities – whether it be celebrating teachers during Spring Break or collecting toy donations over the holidays. Our management team has renovated and created a very special place here, and we’re excited that Midtown Crossing has accepted us into their neighborhood.”
“Alamo Drafthouse Cinema combines everything we want in a retail partner: incredible energy, world-class customer experiences, and real community involvement. Its neighborhood ‘premiere’ is not only going to elevate Midtown Crossing, but it’s also going to accelerate the momentum we’re feeling throughout midtown Omaha,” said Molly Skold, Midtown Crossing’s Vice-President of Marketing and Communications.
Staff training begins during the soft opening period on Friday, March 1st, when hundreds of guests will get their first taste of Alamo Drafthouse Midtown’s full food and beverage menu ordered directly from plush recliner seats. As part of Alamo Drafthouse’s dedication to community partnerships, guests during the opening phase can also add a monetary donation to their online ticket purchases. All funds collected will be donated to the Omaha Public Library Foundation, which partners with Alamo Drafthouse Omaha on the Novel Pictures programming series.
Alamo Drafthouse Midtown features five state-of-the-art auditoriums that range in size from 66 seats to 182 seats, with combined seating for 599 moviegoers. Each theater boasts the top-of-the-line in Sony 4K digital cinema technology and digital sound.
Guests at Alamo Drafthouse Midtown will enjoy the company’s trademark mix of one-of-a-kind special events, family-friendly programming and the best of Hollywood and independent cinema. Alamo Drafthouse’s much-loved repertory programming will also make its way to Midtown, like Movie Party celebrations of classic favorites like OFFICE SPACE, THE LOST BOYS, and SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD, deep dives into serious cinephilia, and family-friendly choices like low-cost PBS Kids screenings that raise money for Lincoln’s PBS affiliate.
For developments on Alamo Drafthouse Midtown, sign up for the Alamo Victory program via drafthouse.com/victory and get exclusive invites to sneak previews, earn rewards, and much more.
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CONTACT: Derek Dillon
PHONE: (402) 469-8126
About Alamo Drafthouse
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema was founded in 1997 as a single-screen mom and pop repertory theater in Austin, TX. Twenty-two years later, with 36 locations and counting, Alamo Drafthouse has been called "the best theater in America" by Entertainment Weekly and "the best theater in the world" by Wired. Alamo Drafthouse has built a reputation as a movie lover's oasis not only by combining food and drink service with the movie-going experience, but also introducing unique programming and high-profile, star-studded special events. Alamo Drafthouse created Fantastic Fest, a world renowned film festival dubbed "The Geek Telluride" by Variety. Fantastic Fest showcases eight days of genre cinema from independents, international filmmakers and major Hollywood studios. Alamo Drafthouse's collectible art gallery, Mondo, offers breathtaking, original products featuring designs from world-famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and Movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek & Universal Monsters. Alamo Drafthouse continues to expand its brand in new and exciting ways, including Birth.Movies.Death., an entertainment content platform for movie lovers, and the American Genre Film Archive, a non-profit film archive dedicated to preserving, restoring and sharing film.
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