Galaxy to Open Sony PLF Theatre in Texas

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Tue, 09/24/2019 - 10:57 -- Nick Dager

Galaxy Theatres Sony PLF auditorium in Las Vegas.Sony Electronics has announced the expansion of its Sony Digital Cinema premium large format movie theatre auditorium in its first location in Texas, at Galaxy Theatres in The Colony. The contemporary cinema is planned to open next spring at Galaxy Theatres’ newest venue at Grandscape in the Dallas/Fort Worth area – a one-of-a-kind, mixed-use real estate development featuring shopping, dining and other attractions.

Grandscape is being developed by Nebraska Furniture Mart Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, and affiliates. The 85,000-plus square-foot luxury dine-in theatre will feature 15 screens and serve as the anchor of Grandscape’s entertainment district.

Building on the success of Sony’s first PLF auditorium at Galaxy Theatres’ Las Vegas location, Galaxy Grandspace promises to be the ultimate movie-going experience in Texas. To further enhance presentation quality and audience enjoyment, each of the theater’s 15 screens will incorporate Sony’s latest 4K laser digital cinema projectors. The Sony Digital Cinema PLF space, will also offer more than 250 stadium-style reclining seats and dynamic sound.

“On the heels of our mutual success launching the world’s first Sony Digital Cinema PLF together, we are pleased to work with Galaxy Theatres to bring this exceptional and unforgettable experience to movie lovers in the Dallas/Fort Worth area,” said Theresa Alesso, pro division president, Sony Electronics. “The Sony Digital Cinema auditorium combines Sony’s stunning visual technologies with innovative theater design and powerful audio to create a unique and truly immersive sensory experience.”

“Galaxy Theatres’ Grandscape location is being thoughtfully designed and outfitted with the moviegoer in mind, from the décor and the food, to the state-of-the-art technology,” said Rafe Cohen, president of Galaxy Theatres. “After collaborating on a Sony Digital Cinema auditorium in Las Vegas, we experienced the immense appetite for luxury entertainment experiences first-hand. Having our premier new theater as the lynchpin of Grandscape’s innovative lifestyle complex will enhance our exposure among an audience who already values a premium offering.”

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