Imagine, you might be able to watch a movie about professional baseball while people are playing actual professional baseball yards away.
That meta dream could become a reality if Silverspot Cinema has its way.
Silverspot, which opened its first movie theater in southwest Florida in 2009, has signed a lease for a 38,000-square-foot theater at The Battery Atlanta, according to Beth Marshall, Braves spokeswoman.
When you buy your ticket, you’ll be given the option to pick out what you want to eat and drink that evening, and once moviegoers check in, their order is set into motion, said Randi Emerman, vice president of programming.
There will also be a full bar, she said.
On the menus of its other locations (The Battery would be the fifth), there are items like beef empanadas and a grilled portobello sandwich, but also $20 pan-seared salmon and shrimp pesto orecchiette.
You want tomato soup and an $18 charcuterie board with your flick? That can apparently be a thing.
Silverspot also says it is different because of its focus on “independent and foreign” films and special event programming. Think the Metropolitan Opera, Broadway musicals and rock concerts.
Fuqua Development, which also created The Battery, is handling the theater.
The project, “God willing,” will be done in 2019,” Emerman said, noting that the permitting process is not finalized. “We’re just really starting the process.”
This is a thing...
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