Projection Booth, Star Dressing Rooms and Stage Included
This July, 2013, the Fox Theatre will present special Movie Tours to coincide with the Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival. Guests will get the chance to take a guided tour to the projection booth, screening room, 2 Star dressing rooms and stage while learning about the history of movie palaces and Mr. William Fox’s innovations. The Fox Theatre Movie Tours will take place prior to each of the Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival productions during the month of July. See specific dates and times listed below:
Friday, July 26: Movie Tours at 5 p.m. and 5:10 p.m. before showing of Django Unchained
Saturday, July 27: Movie Tours at 11:30 a.m. and 11:40 a.m. before showing of The Croods; and Movie Tours at 5 p.m. and 5:10 p.m. before the Grease Sing-A-Long
Sunday, July 28: Movie Tours at 1:30 p.m. and 1:40 p.m. before showing of Lawrence of Arabia
Tours must be purchased with a movie ticket, and are not sold separately. Combo prices are $35 (except for the Grease Sing-A-Long which is $40), plus any processing fees at point of sale. To purchase tickets, visit www.FoxATLTix.com or the Fox Theatre ticket office, or call 855-ATL-TIXX (855-285-8499).
While on the Movie Tour, visitors will learn about movie palaces and the innovations that Mr. Fox introduced to the movie industry, many of which are still in place today around the world. They will also visit the Projection Booth and meet the projectionist, view the screening room (an original movie room), 2 Star dressing rooms and the stage before taking their seat for the Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival.
NOTE: Space is limited; 20 people per individual tour. Movie Tours are not recommended for children under 7 due to the travel and tight locations. Children 2 and under are not permitted. Everyone must have a ticket. A few of the locations on the tour route are not ADA accessible and there are many stairs involved.
Regularly scheduled Fox Theatre Tours will still take place during the week of the Movie Tours. Launched last April, Fox Theatre Tours provide visitors with a 60-minute guided tour showcasing the must-see details of the Fox, which has entertained millions since 1929. Regular Tours take place on Mondays and Thursdays at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. and on Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.. Ticket prices range from $15 for military and seniors, and $18 for adults (free for children 10 and under).
To inquire about booking a private or a group of 20 or more, please contact the theatre at 404-881-2100. For more information on the tours, visit http://www.foxtheatre.org/.