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The trend seems to be toward multi-venue entertainment destinations. No one has favorited this theater yet. Also, this theatre used to have 70mm capability in the Palace, which was removed as part of the stadium seating retrofit. However, Marcus stopped putting any real money into this building years ago. Marcus Theaters have announced that they are looking at a different location for this theater complex in Sun Prairie, WI, about 2 miles northeast of the previous site announced. It was a plex when I started and the first project completed was the stadium seating retrofit, which took down two auditoriums at a time and lasted about a year or so. Personally, I find the seats in the original 14 auditoriums unbearable and in the newer two only marginally better.

You must login before making a comment. He added that during the movie, an usher would be observing for any infractions of this rule. Marcus owned and operated both for several years after building Eastgate and sold it to another company, where it was operated as a budget cinema until eventually closing. It definitely lacks the large, airy feeling of newer multiplexes. Trolleyguy on May 3, at 1: People accept it because there are no other real options on that side of Madison. These auditoriums are THX certified, back when people cared about that.

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Trolleyguy on March 17, at 2: This should mean the end for the Eastgate once the new complex is open. Marcus Theaters have announced that they are looking at a different location moviee this theater complex in Sun Prairie, WI, about 2 miles northeast of the previous site announced.

No one has favorited this theater yet. From what I hear, the Sun Prairie site is under development and moies be the likely home of the new theatre.

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Now I believe they have the capability to run digital cinema and interlock for film. At that point the outer building was painted from orange to the current pink color to recreate some art-deco styling.

Marcus owned and operated both for several years after building Eastgate and sold it to another company, where it was operated as a budget cinema until eventually closing. As the Palace in Sun Prairie is scheduled to open 2 days later, they will probably use that time to transfer equipment to the new theatre.

On Friday, May 2, Marcus announced the breaking of ground for the new theater complex eastagte nearby Sun Prairie.

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Eastgate was not an initial replacement for East Maxison. Contributed by Graham Nelson. It was the manager advising everyone not to use cell phones, smart phones, etc.

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It definitely lacks the large, airy feeling of newer multiplexes. The Eastgate Cinemas was closed April 28, Also, this theatre used to have 70mm capability in the Palace, which was removed as part of the stadium seating retrofit. Still in the 80s, the final four theatres down that wing were added, along with an additional vending stand and advance ticket office.

Shortly thereafter, the next 2 screens were built Odeon and Bijou. The original 4 screens were built in Palace, Roxy, Ritz and Rialto. It was a plex when I started and the first project completed was the stadium seating retrofit, which took down two auditoriums at a time and movjes about a year or so.

These auditoriums are THX certified, back when people cared about that. NO part of this building is only 10 years old anymore except the front facade.

This significantly decreased seating, as our largest Palace went from capacity to just over Personally, I find the seats in the original 14 auditoriums unbearable and in the newer two only marginally better. I worked at this theatre for 4 years… let me clear up at least one obvious misconception. Trolleyguy on May 3, at 1: The Eastgate is actually a very nice theater, parking is easy and plentiful, staff always cordial and helpful, and the auditoriums comfortable.

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Trolleyguy on April 30, at 4: Trolleyguy on December 15, at 8: There are no films scheduled at the Eastgate on the Marcus website after Tuesday, April 28,which appears to be the closing date. He added that during the movie, an usher would be observing for wastgate infractions of this rule. Trolleyguy on April 26, at You must login before making a comment.

My wife and I went to this theater last night and had a very pleasant surprise. People accept it because there are no other real options on that side of Madison. In or so, the final two auditoriums were built and named Orpheum and Majestic as a tribute to the remaining movie palaces left in Madison.

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Most welcome, for sure. Trolleyguy on August 26, at 8: The trend seems to be toward multi-venue entertainment destinations. Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater? A lot of effort clearly went into the design and its eqstgate nice spin on the suburban multiplex.