SHOWCASE CINEMAS PARTNERS WITH DAVIO’S ON IN-THEATRE DINING CONCEPT

SHOWCASE CINEMAS PARTNERS WITH DAVIO’S ON IN-THEATRE DINING CONCEPT

High-End Cinema Complex in Chestnut Hill to Feature Full-Service Restaurant, Davio’s Cucina

Norwood, Mass. (September 19, 2012) Boston-area moviegoers will soon be able to experience a new level of luxury while viewing their favorite blockbusters. Showcase Cinemas, a leader in the motion picture exhibition industry, announces their partnership with Davio’s on a new, full service in-theatre restaurant concept at their hi-end theatre complex currently under construction in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. In addition to the theatre’s full in-seat dining menu, the new, luxury cinema will also feature Davio’s Cucina, a standalone restaurant with a full bar and a specially priced menu.

“Our partnership with Steve DiFillipo and Davio’s is an integral component of our newest Cinema de Lux concept at Chestnut Hill,” said Shari Redstone, President of Showcase Cinemas. “We’re looking forward to providing an unparalleled luxury movie-going and dining experience and we are thrilled with the possibilities our partnership with Steve will create.”

The new theatre will be located at the former 40,000 square foot Macy’s retail site at the Chestnut Hill Shopping Center. Along with Davio’s Cucina, Chestnut Hill’s high-end complex will also feature six-screens with premium reserved seating, at-your-seat dining, and a full bar and lounge in the lobby.

“This partnership with Showcase Cinemas is the first in our company’s history,” said Steve DiFillipo, CEO of Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse. “We are excited about the joint endeavor and look forward to bringing our new concept to moviegoers.”

The new Chestnut Hill luxury theatre complex is scheduled to open in early spring 2013. To learn more about Showcase Cinemas, please visit www.showcasecinemas.com. For more information about Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse, please visit www.davios.com.

About Showcase Cinemas

Showcase Cinemas, is a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry operating more than 950 screens in the U.S., U.K. and Latin America. Showcase Cinemas delivers a superior entertainment experience in theatres around the world under its Showcase, Multiplex and Cinema de Lux brands.  Based in Norwood, Massachusetts, National Amusements is a closely held company operating under the third generation of leadership by the Redstone family.  Showcase Cinemas is also an equal partner in the online ticketing service, MovieTickets.com, and is the parent company of both Viacom and CBS Corporation.  For more information, please visit www.showcasecinemas.com.

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