Thomas Theatre Marquette: Thank you to Marquette area

MARQUETTE – The Thomas Theatre Marquette Cinemas opened their doors to the public on May 16 and the outpour of support from customers and the local communities at large has been overwhelming.

“We are humbled by the welcome we received from the citizens and businesses in Marquette County,” remarked Thomas D. Andes, president of Thomas Theatre Group. “We are also thankful for the many Marquette County businesses and local government that helped make this dream possible.”

The theatre located at 1525 Commerce Drive has made good on the company mission of Founder Thomas Dawe Martin of bringing the best in Hollywood entertainment to the Upper Peninsula. There is something for everyone, even if you don’t think of yourself as a movie person.

The most popular features of the cinema are:

TSX Theatre

The TSX Theatre is the first large-format theatre in the Upper Peninsula. What does that mean? The screen measures 35 feet x 60 feet with an all-digital projection and sound system that makes you feel like you are part of the movie. Not only is the screen the largest, it also has the largest capacity at 275 so expect the most popular movies to play here from action to romantic comedy. There are 30 extra wide, reclining VIP seats in the center of the theatre known as the “Sweet Spot.” A ticket for a VIP seat in the TSX is available for only $3 more.

VIP Theatre

The VIP Theatre is the smallest theatre with 30 extra wide, reclining VIP seats. The screen and sound system are proportional to the TSX theatre next door. In addition to daily showings of feature films, this theatre is available for private parties, corporate events and group presentations. Tickets for feature films in this intimate theatre are available for only $3 more.

Party Room

The party room is available for celebrations and meetings of any kind birthdays, anniversaries, graduation celebration, corporate meetings the list goes on and on. We will work with you to determine the best use of the theatre for your event. Starting at $20 for birthdays and $50 for corporate events, our family-friendly venue aims for family-friendly prices.

Silver Rewards Customer Loyalty Program

Thomas Theatre’s Silver Rewards program awards a free ticket for every 10 tickets you purchase. Other benefits include free refills on sodas, advance notice of special events, member’s only specials and movie pass giveaways. It is honored at all locations and there is no annual fee. For more information, visit one of the three locations.

Drive Thru

The drive thru is now open! Take your favorite theatre snacks home with you without getting out of your car or purchase your tickets in advance. Follow the sign around the back of the building and you’ll be enjoying popcorn before you can say “smells delicious!”

“None of this would have been possible without the community and Marquette Township embracing our vision,” said Andes. “We are grateful for everyone that was involved in the project and for our new neighbors that have come in to check out our newest theatre.”

If you haven’t been there yet, the Thomas Theatre Group invites you to come down and check it out. “From our family to yours,” says Andes, “See You at the Movies!”

About Thomas Theatre

Founded in 1922, Thomas Theatre Group (TTG) is a family owned and operated movie theatre group committed to bringing the latest cinema industry technology to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin. Its three locations provide an all-digital, family friendly, state of the art movie going experience. TTG is committed to hiring locally and creating jobs in the communities we serve. Visit thomastheatregroup.com to find a location near you. See you at the movies!

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