Carmike to Show Delirium and Rent

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Tue, 08/12/2008 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

Carmike Cinemas has announced that Cirque Du Soleil's Delirium and the Broadway hit Rent will be featured on 176 digital screens at Carmike movie theatres through Sony's The Hot Ticket. Tickets will cost $20 for each event. For fans of Broadway shows rock concerts or premier sporting events The Hot Ticket will provide a community experience to see some of the world's best entertainment on larger-than-life digital screens it was announced.Starting Aug. 20 Carmike Cinemas will feature Cirque Du Soleil's Delirium on 176 of its digital screens. Delirium remixes Cirque music and adds lyrics featuring musicians dancers singers and acrobats. Starting Sept. 24 Carmike will bring the Broadway musical hit Rent to the big digital screen. The presentation will feature special closing night extras with original cast members of the Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical.Gary Krannacker Carmike vice president of operations says Carmike was excited to bring big-city Broadway hits and other events to customers across the country.We are giving people the unique opportunity to go to their local Carmike Cinemas and see these events on our giant digital screens with their friends and other cultural enthusiasts Krannacker says.