Marcus Story

The Marcus Corporation was founded by Ben Marcus in 1935 with the opening of a single movie theatre in Ripon, Wisconsin. This marked the start of what would become one of the nation’s leading entertainment and lodging companies. Today, The Marcus Corporation is a publicly held company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol MCS. Ben’s son, Stephen H. Marcus, is chairman of the company, while Stephen’s son, Gregory S. Marcus, is president and chief executive officer of The Marcus Corporation.

The Marcus Corporation has two divisions, Marcus Theatres and Marcus Hotels and Resorts. Marcus Theatres currently owns or manages nearly 700 screens at locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska, and one family entertainment center in Wisconsin.

Marcus Theatres’ facilities are leaders in their markets, offering the latest amenities and technology in stadium seating, digital sound, innovative food and beverage concepts and 72-feet-wide UltraScreens®. The company serves moviegoers in major Midwest markets including Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin; the Twin Cities; greater Chicago; Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska; Fargo, North Dakota; Iowa City, Iowa and Columbus, Ohio.

The Marcus Corporation’s full-service lodging division, Marcus Hotels and Resorts, currently owns or manages nearly 20 hotels and resorts in nine states. With expertise in management, development and renovations, Marcus Hotels and Resorts has assembled a distinctive portfolio of properties including urban and suburban hotels, upscale resorts and historic properties. Some of these include the Pfister Hotel, Hilton Milwaukee City Center and InterContinental Milwaukee in Milwaukee, Wis.; the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, Wis.; the Hilton Madison at Monona Terrace in Madison, Wis.; the Skirvin Hilton in Oklahoma City, Okla.; the Hotel Phillips in Kansas City, Mo.; and The Platinum Hotel & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev.

The Marcus Corporation has earned a reputation for excellence. Since 1935, the company’s dedicated associates have provided guests with exceptional quality and outstanding service as part of its dedication to “People Pleasing People.” It is this pledge that makes The Marcus Corporation a leader in the entertainment and lodging industries today.

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Disney Enchanted Tales

This October, your favorite Disney movies are back on the big screen!
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Ladies Night Feature

Ladies, join us for some of your favorite classic features!
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Performing Arts

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Retro Series

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End of Summer Blockbuster Offer

Starting August 13 through September 17, Magical Movie Rewards Members can receive $5 free reward dollars for every $25 gift card purchased!

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Doctor Who 3D: Dark Water/Death In

On Tuesday, September 15 and Wednesday, September 16, relive the dramatic two-part finale of Doctor Who series eight on the big screen in Real D 3D, plus watch a never-before-seen prequel to the first episode of series nine and an interview with stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman hosted by Wil Wheaton.

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The Disney Enchanted Tales Series

Little Mermaid - October 9 - 11

101 Dalmatians - October 16 - 18

Tangled - October 23 - 25

Jungle Book - October 30 - November 1

Showtimes are at 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. each day.

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Peanuts Family Film Series

Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown - September 4-7 (including Labor Day!)

Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown - September 11-13

Bring the whole family - admission is just $5!

Friday, Saturday, & Sundays at  10 a.m., 12:30 p.m., &  3 p.m.

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