ShowPlace Icon Sets Opening Date for New Movie Theater in The Boro

(Updated 4 p.m.) ShowPlace Icon has made its opening plans to bring movies to The Boro in Tysons.

The 72,000-square-foot theater plans to officially open at 1667 Silver Hill Drive on March 6, according to the theater’s spokesperson.

People who are Extra Club Members — a free membership is available online — will be able to watch free movies with free popcorn and drinks during the theater’s soft opening between next Friday, Feb. 28 and Wednesday, March 4.

This will be the movie theater chain’s seventh location, according to a press release.

“We are thrilled to share our passion for creating an unparalleled movie going experience with the dynamic local communities,” CEO Tony Kerasotes said in the press release. “The ever-growing Tysons neighborhood seemed like the perfect choice when deciding where to plant our roots in the [D.C. area].”

The Tysons theater is set to have 14 auditoriums with seating for 1,795 people, seat heaters and food and drinks from the ICON Bistro and The Lobby Lounge, the press release said.

Photo courtesy TAA Public Relations

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