A Star Is Born at Theatre Box®

Theatre Box® in San Diego, CA
Theatre Box®

Theatre Box®, the new luxury theatre, dining and entertainment complex will host a special viewing of the Golden Globe-nominated film, “A Star Is Born,” followed by an exclusive opportunity to meet one of the film’s producers, Bill Gerber, on Thursday, Jan. 17th.

The night will begin with hosted beverages at 6:30 p.m. followed by the showing of “A Star Is Born” at 7 p.m. At the conclusion of the film, guests will be invited to participate in a Q-and-A with Gerber and hosted dessert in Sugar Factory American Brasserie. Tickets for the special event are priced at $30 per person.

An accomplished producer, Gerber’s credits include “Gran Torino,” “The Dukes of Hazzard” remake and “Queen of the Damned,” among others. Since its release in Oct. 2018, “A Star is Born” has grossed more than $350 million worldwide and is nominated for five Golden Globe awards: best drama, best director, best actor in a drama, best actress in a drama and best original song.

Encompassing one city block at Fifth Avenue and G Street, the 73,000-square-foot Theatre Box complex, a collaboration between TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood and Sugar Factory, was inspired by the movie-going experience and a traditional theatre box filled with various treats. The first phase of Theatre Box opened in Dec. unveiling TCL Chinese Theatre’s first luxury dine-in cinema, Sugar Factory confections, retail, gelato bar and café, Sugar Factory American Brasserie and Chocolate Lounge.

Theatre Box® is located at 701 Fifth Ave. in the Gaslamp Quarter. To reserve tickets for the event, visit http://bit.ly/TheatreBoxAStarIsBorn. More information about Theatre Box is available on the website at www.theatrebox.com, and on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @TheatreBoxSD.


Since 1927, TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX has been a home to some of the most important, star-studded, red-carpet movie premieres and special events, attracting Hollywood’s biggest and brightest talent to come watch their movies. The internationally-renowned theatre is recognized for its unique forecourt of the stars, featuring cement hand and footprints of Hollywood actors and actresses throughout the decades, from Marilyn Monroe and Brad Pitt to Tom Cruise and Sandra Bullock. In 2013, the main theatre relaunched to become the world’s largest IMAX® theatre. Every year, more than six million people visit the site, marking TCL Chinese Theatre as one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations. More information is available on the website at www.tclchinesetheatres.com, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TCLChineseTheatres, and Twitter and Instagram at @ChineseTheatres.


Sugar Factory offers a sweet escape with locations throughout the United States, including the newest restaurant locations outside of the Fashion Show Mall in Las Vegas, in New York City on Broadway, in Bellevue near Seattle and in Pentagon City near Washington D.C. Other locations include the new Artisanal Donuts and Coffee Bar in New York, a goblet bar and retail location at the Miracle Mile Shops inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, retail stores at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, TCL Theatres in Hollywood, Union Square in Washington, D.C. and at McCarran International Airport at the D Gates. Additionally, Sugar Factory American Brasserie, complete with retail and the brand’s popular restaurant, can be found in New York City, Chicago, Pentagon City, Connecticut at Foxwoods Resort Casino, Orlando and South Beach Miami. The brand will expand into newer domestic markets this year with a planned opening in Century City Los Angeles, an opening in San Diego inside Theatre Box®, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, Midtown in Atlanta, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi in Mississippi, Mall of America in Minnesota, Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston and Bayside Market Place in Miami and additional Artisanal Donuts and Coffee Bars in New York. The brand reaches internationally with a retail store overseas in Bahrain and restaurants in Manila, Philippines, Festival City Mall and CityWalk in Dubai and its newest Dubai location in the Emaar Mall. Additionally, Sugar Factory NYC was listed “The Most Instagrammed Restaurant in the United States” in 2016 and Sugar Factory Ocean Drive was also the only Florida restaurant to make the list.

More information about Sugar Factory is available at www.sugarfactory.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SugarFactoryBrand, on Twitter at @sugarfactory and on Instagram at @TheSugarFactory.