Contact Us

Major Upgrade Underway At Cedar Rapids Theater

If you enjoy going to movies like my wife and I do, you’ll probably start finding more time to do just that when you hear this news. Marcus Theatres in Cedar Rapids, owners of the Galaxy 16 Cine on Council St. NE, has announced upgrades. This is the immediate one. Just look at these beautiful seats, called DreamLoungers:

Marcus Theatres is installing them in ALL 16 of their auditoriums at the Council Street location. They’re starting on the first room this week and will keep going until all are complete. Let me tell you a little more about these beauties.

The DreamLounger, as you’ve probably already figured out, is a leather recliner. According to Marcus Theatres, you push a button and can go from upright to full incline. Once installed, you’ll have a full seven feet of legroom!  The Gazette says that’s about twice what’s available now. No more trips to the concession stand tripping over other moviegoers. The additional legroom, of course, means fewer seats but I think we’ll survive. The armrest in between the seats can still be lifted up. And… you’ll actually have a reserved seat now.

Marcus Theatres has other plans for the Cedar Rapids location, but nothing else has been unveiled yet. Other locations that Marcus bought when they acquired Wehrenberg Theatres last year have also seen additional food and drink options. Stay tuned.

[via Marcus Theatres and Gazette]

Best of KDAT

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kdat.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KDAT VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KDAT VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.