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El Capitan Theatre Presents ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ December 18 to January 19

El Capitan Theatre Presents ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ December 18 to January 19

Hollywood, California – October 21, 2019 – Hollywood’s legendary El Capitan Theatre presents STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, December 18 to January 19, shown in brilliant Dolby VisionTM Laser Projection & Dolby Atmos® Sound Technology.Tickets are now on sale at www.elcapitantickets.com, by calling 1-800-DISNEY6 and at The El Capitan Theatre box office or on  https://www.fandango.com/el-capitan-theatre-AACON/theater-page

El Capitan Theatre General Manager Ed Collins said, “The El Capitan Theatre is THE place to enjoy this exciting new adventure, STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER because audiences will have exclusive experiences only the El Capitan Theatre can offer like the “Evolution of the StormtrooperTM” costume exhibit plus costumes from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.  Before each movie, ticketed Guests can take their photo with First Order Stormtrooper™ at a meet-and-greet; plus Guests will see an all-new Laser and Light Show.

Collins continued, “And in true El Capitan Theatre tradition, we are kicking all of this off with a Star Wars 9-movie marathon hosted by Nerdist, which will culminate with the first screening of this latest installment in the Star Wars saga for our El Capitan audience.”

The STAR WARS 9-MOVIE MARATHON hosted by Nerdist will start on Wednesday, December 18 at 7:00pm, and culminate with the first screening of STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER on Thursday, December 19th.  In addition to being the first audience to see the latest Star Wars film, all MARATHAON guests will also see STAR WARS: THE PHANTOM MENACE, STAR WARS: ATTACK OF THE CLONES, STAR WARS: REVENGE OF THE SITH , STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE, STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI, STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, and STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER.

MARATHON guests will receive reserved seat for all 9 movies, souvenir credential, meals & snacks, light up Millennium Falcon popcorn container (1 refill), two 20oz bottled drinks, comfort kit, souvenir blanket, exclusive art poster, surprises & more!  Tickets for this unique opportunity will be $125.00 per person no matter of age.

STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER show times are daily from December 20th – January 19th at 9:30AM, 1:00PM, 4:30PM, 8:00PM & 11:00PM.  Show times and dates are subject to change.

There are special group rates for STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER of $13 for parties of 20 or more. Also during the run of STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, The El Capitan Theatre will also offer RED CARPET & PREMIERE PARTY PACKAGES that include Ghirardelli treats in the HOLLYWOOD ROOM as well as a HARD ROCK CAFÉ MOVIE & MEAL PACKAGE.  For more information on all groups, parties, and movie and meal package, please visit www.elcapitantickets.com or call 1-818-845-3100.

HARD ROCK CAFÉ MOVIE & MEAL PACKAGE: $40.00 per person.  Each ticket package includes: reserved seat (no concessions) to see the movie at The El Capitan Theatre, and a meal at Hard Rock Café.  Reservations are required in advance (tickets must be booked no later than 24 hrs business days). Guests may choose one entrée from special Hard Rock Cafe menu at the time of their seating.  Tax & gratuity included.  Does not include alcohol – guests can purchase and pay on their own.

TINY TOT TUESDAY: The El Capitan Theatre will also host a very special Tiny Tot Tuesday for the first show every Tuesday during the run of STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER. During these special screenings, parents and small children may enjoy the movie in a tot-friendly way—with lights dimmed rather than out and reduced sound levels.

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ABOUT STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER
Lucasfilm and director J.J. Abrams join forces once again to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come.

The film stars Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong’o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran, with Ian McDiarmid and Billy Dee Williams.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is directed by J.J. Abrams and produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Abrams and Michelle Rejwan. Callum Greene, Tommy Gormley and Jason McGatlin serve as executive producers. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was written by J.J. Abrams & Chris Terrio and opens in U.S. theaters on December 20.

ABOUT DOLBY VISION AND DOLBY ATMOS®
The El Capitan Theatre will present STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER in Dolby Vision™ Laser Projection and Dolby Atmos® Sound. Technology. Dolby Vision™ delivers a dramatically different visual experience—astonishing brightness, incomparable contrast, and captivating color—that brings movies to life before your eyes. Dolby Atmos® transports you into the movie with breathtaking, multidimensional sound that fills the theatre and flows all around you.

ABOUT Nerdist
Nerdist is a multi-platform media and entertainment network for fans of genre and pop culture content. With flagship content including Nerdist News, weekly shows Because Science and Explainiac, and daily in-depth editorial coverage, Nerdist reaches millions of people every day on Nerdist.com and on leading platforms including YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. Nerdist is owned by Legendary Entertainment and is part of Legendary Digital Networks, which also includes Geek & Sundry, Because Science, and Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls.

ABOUT THE EL CAPITAN THEATRE
Declared a Historic Cultural Monument by the City of Los Angeles and restored to showcase its original lavish architecture, The El Capitan Theatre has been since 1991 an exclusive first run theatre, equipped with state-of-the-art technology, for The Walt Disney Studios. The theatre also hosts live stage shows, world premieres, special events, and screenings of classic Disney films.

In the 1920s, real estate developer Charles Toberman and Sid Grauman built the Egyptian, Chinese and El Capitan theatres.  Los Angeles based Stiles O. Clements designed the elaborate cast-concrete Spanish Colonial style exterior; San Francisco architect G. Albert Lansburgh, known for his design of over 50 West Coast theatres and luxury cinema houses, designed the lavish East Indian inspired interior.  Originally a legitimate theatre (over 120 plays and musicals were staged), it was converted for film for the world premiere of Orson Welles’ “Citizen Kane.”  The theatre then was renovated, reopening in March 1942 as the Hollywood Paramount, a streamlined “art moderne” first run movie house.

In 1989, the Walt Disney Company joined forces with Pacific Theatres and launched a two-year, museum quality restoration of The El Capitan, led by renowned theatre designer Joseph J. Musil. Musil with the supervision of the National Park Service’s Department of the Interior, and guidance from conservator Martin Weil and architect Ed Fields, achieved the goal recreating the original 1926 look and feel — including original design elements such as the ornate plasterwork found hidden behind walls and the opera boxes in the main auditorium.

Thank you to El Capitan Theatre for the press release and images.

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