The Boston Celtics and National Amusements will show two upcoming Comcast SportsNet high definition Celtics telecast featuring Mike Gorman and Tommy Heinsohn live in movie theaters. The first Celtics game to be broadcast will be April 8 at 8:00 p.m. when the Celtics take on the Milwaukee Bucks. Admission for the broadcasts will be $7 for an adult and $5 for children ages 11 and under.
“The Celtics and National Amusements are excited to bring fans a whole new way to enjoy Boston Celtics basketball in high definition,” Celtics Senior Vice President of Corporate Partnerships and Business Development, Sean Barror said. “We wanted to give fans that are unable to get tickets this season the chance to experience a Celtics game in a unique and fun environment.”
In addition to the game on April 8, National Amusements will broadcast the April 16 game versus the New Jersey Nets at 7:30 p.m. Participating theaters include National Amusements Showcase Cinemas, Randolph, MA, Showcase Cinemas, Revere, MA, Showcase Cinemas, Woburn, MA, Providence Place Cinemas, Providence, RI, Showcase Cinemas, West Springfield, MA, and Blackstone Valley 14: Cinema De Lux, Millbury, MA. Tickets can be purchased in advance online at nationalamusements.com or by calling the individual theaters.
“What a great partnership, to bring the unrivaled Boston Celtics to our theatres for devoted New England sports fans to enjoy them live, and larger-than-life, on the big screen,” Vice President Marketing for National Amusements, Scott Bernstein said. “Fans who can’t get to the game at the TD Banknorth Garden, can now experience the next best thing in our theatres, live and in High Def!”
National Amusements is transforming the movie-going experience by developing and introducing exciting alternative entertainment experiences like “Celtics Gamenight”. The first theatre circuit to feature live, high-definition sports broadcasting, National Amusements is expanding its programming with live comedy music and other forms of unique entertainment concepts. National Amusements is focused on making our theatres a community entertainment destination for everyone to enjoy.
About the Boston Celtics
A charter member of the Basketball Association of America (which evolved into the National Basketball Association) since 1946, the Boston Celtics have won a record 16 NBA Championships, including eight (8) in a row from 1959-1966, and have won NBA titles in three different eras. In addition, 31 former Celtics players, management or staff have been inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. In December 2002 the team returned to local ownership for the first time since 1963. For more information on the Celtics, log on to www.celtics.com.