Sometimes cool stuff crosses my path
all the time! I wanted to share this press release with you because I know there are lots of you in New York, RI and CT! Love my hometown readers and hope that you can get in on this awesome bag!
The Hollywood Ticket™ Returns to the Legendary Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center in Newport, RI and Expands to Bethel Cinema in Bethel, CT on December 12th to Celebrate
“The Theory of Everything”
The Hollywood Ticket™ Features Preview Samples of the New PEZ®HEDZ® and Offers From Brands Such as Chapstick®, Starbucks®, Royal Pet Club, Dana’s Bakery, JustPoppin.com and Stop & Shop®
New York, New York, December, 2014 – The Hollywood Ticket™ “swag” bag returns to The Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center in Newport, RI and also makes its debut at Bethel Cinema in Bethel, CT. The Hollywood Ticket™ is a limited run, academy award-style “swag” bag with unique products, samples and exclusive offers from famous and emerging lifestyle brands. This holiday bag holds an approximate retail value of more than $300.
“We are happy to announce that The Hollywood Ticket ™ gift bags will be available for our guests again this December after a very successful run this past summer,” said Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center owner Kathy Staab. “As an art house cinema & event center housed in one of America’s oldest theater buildings, this new concept is consistent with our goal of creating experiences in our venue to support our unique programming and community outreach.”
“Bethel Cinema is thrilled to be working with The Hollywood Ticket™ and is anxious to debut the program,” said Pam Karpen, owner of Bethel Cinema. “It changes up the movie-going experience and gives both local and national businesses a platform to highlight their products within our community. “
The expanded Hollywood Ticket™ bag release includes 500 bags for The Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center in Newport, RI and 250 for Bethel Cinema in Bethel, CT. Each bag is filled with celebrity favorites, products, samples and exclusive offers, including limited-run samples from PEZ® featuring the new PEZ®HEDZ™, available now on www.pez.com and at the PEZ® Visitor’s Center in Orange, CT, in retail stores Spring 2015. This “sneak peak” means that Hollywood Ticket™ customers are among the first to enjoy these iconic soft candy chews, created to resemble characters on the tops of the PEZ® dispensers. They are gluten free, 99% fat free, vegetarian and gelatin-free! The bags also include Aromaflage perfume, a unique perfume that also repels bugs and insects, free of DEET, chemicals and parabens; a retro psychedelic paddleball game; Demeter fragrance in delicious “popcorn” scent; two limited-run coupons from ChapStick with $3.50 in savings on the brand’s newest innovations: ChapStick Total Hydration 3-in-1 and ChapStick dual-ended Hydration Lock; a $1 offer on Mrs. Thinster’s cookies and Party-Tizer Dippin’Chips and a 1.5oz sample bag of Mrs. Thinster’s cookies. There are additional offers from Starbucks®, TheCravory.com, Dana’s Bakery, JustPoppin.com, Royal Pet Club and many other new and emerging lifestyle brands.
The Hollywood Ticket™ was created by entrepreneur, marketing expert and small business owner Paula Conway, now a Connecticut resident who spent formative childhood years in Newport, RI.
“Movie-goers are the perfect audience for established and emerging lifestyle brands to reach consumers who are opting in to the experience,” said Paula Conway. “The Hollywood Ticket™ bag is a compelling touch point for brands and advertisers.”
About The Hollywood Ticket ™
The Hollywood Ticket™ is a movie ticket or event ticket program consisting of exclusive merchandise and offers for a target audience artfully assembled in an attractive, distinctive bag in celebration of a Hollywood blockbuster movie or event, much like a special “goodie bag” as seen at events such as the Academy Awards. Entrepreneur and small business owner Paula Conway created The Hollywood Ticket™ so that every movie fan can be a red carpet insider.
About The Jane Pickens Theater
The Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center is an art house cinema & center for music, events and cultural happenings in Newport RI. Built as the Zion Episcopal Church in 1834, the Pickens has operated as a theater since the early 1920s and is one of the oldest theater buildings in America. Inside its historic exterior The JPT screens the best first-run films with current digital technology. Known for creating unique experiences in this special space, The Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center is available for rentals for parties, fundraisers, film premieres, music performances, corporate events and even weddings. The JPT (as it is known locally) is a venue who has hosted Newport Folk Festival, Sail Newport, Volvo Ocean Race, newportFILM, The Pell Center and corporate clients such as Verizon Wireless, SPARCS, and Titleist to name a few.
About Bethel Cinema
Bethel Cinema is a four-screen independent theater that opened in 1991 (after having been both an X-rated theater and a church!). This independent theater screens quality first-run films using digital technology and shows primarily independent films along with foreign film, documentaries, and smart crossover to mainstream films. Bethel Cinema tries to bring a more intimate feeling to the moviegoing experience, and unlike most theaters, their concession stand serves products made by their own in-house baker, serving Gelato and popcorn with real butter.
For more information on Bethel Cinema, visit, BethelCinema.com.
P.S. This isn’t compensated at all… BUT if you get a bag, share some goodies with me!