From staff reports
A new $ 8.5 million cinema and entertainment center is slated to open on April 9 in southern Tulsa, according to the project developer.
Jeff Benson, founder and CEO of Cinergy Entertainment Group Inc., said some construction setbacks have affected the project, but the company is gearing up for a spring opening and starting to hire servers and other staff in Tulsa. On-site talks began on February 13. Those interested in a job should visit cinergy.com.
The 60,000 square foot facility is located in an existing retail space at The Village at Woodland Hills, 6808 S. Memorial Drive.
In addition to the cinema, the project includes a 14-lane bowling alley, game room, escape rooms, virtual reality games, a full-service bar and lounge, event space and a restaurant.
The theater’s eight auditoriums would show first-run films in a setting that included fully digital projection, online reserved seating, and luxury recliners with heated seats with call buttons to contact wait staff for items in the theater. menu. These include “hand-stretched pizzas, spicy chicken tacos, assorted burgers, grilled sandwiches and great appetizers to share,” according to a press release.
A bar will offer “craft cocktails and a variety of local craft beers”.
The project is the company’s first outside of four sites in Texas. The city of Tulsa has described an incentive deal with Cinergy – which is a private company owned by the Benson family – as a pilot program to help revitalize some of Tulsa’s long empty retail spaces, according to a previous story. .