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'Doctor Who' 50th anniversary special includes 3D screenings in Pittsburgh's Waterfront movie theater

Written by Sharon Eberson on .

 

DocWhoPoster2013My fellow Whovian and colleague Liz said, "I guess I'll be going to D.C. ..." when she first saw the BBC America announcement that the "Doctor Who"  50th anniversary special, "Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor," will be show in 3D in theaters on Nov. 23 and 25. The press release didn't include a Pittsburgh site, but the Fathom Events website did: the AMC Loews at the Waterfront in Homestead. 

The press release says:

In association with AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark Holdings, Inc., and Regal Entertainment Group, BBC AMERICA makes history by honoring eleven Doctors on Saturday, Nov. 23with a global simulcast 3D screening event in eleven cities at the same time the 75-minute Anniversary special premieres on BBC AMERICA and across the globe. Tickets for the Saturday, Nov. 23 screenings will go on sale Oct. 25 at 9 a.m. for theater locations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Seattle, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta and Minneapolis. Tickets may be purchased at Cinemark.com and www.fathomevents.com. For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit the NCM Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change). The event will be broadcast via the new digital cinema projection systems.

In addition to Matt Smith, the 50th Anniversary special also stars former Time Lord David Tennant and Jenna Coleman with Billie Piper and John Hurt. The theatrical events will include specially shot introductions and "The Day of The Doctor: Behind The Lens," a 10 minute behind-the-scene featurette directly following the special that also will be available the same day at http://www.bbc.co.uk/Doctorwho. The short features Matt Smith, David Tennant and Jenna Coleman with Billie Piper and John Hurt, as well as lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat, discussing their 50th Anniversary experiences.

 

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