B&B Wentzville 12 selects Christie projection and audio

Digital Cinema
Technology and New Products

Christie is the exclusive provider of digital-cinema projection and speaker technology for B&B Theatres Wentzville Tower 12in Wentzville, Missouri, which opened on Nov. 5.  Every B&B auditorium is powered by a Christie Solaria™ Series DLP projector and has Christie Vive Audio™, the cinema industry’s only purpose-built line-array speaker solution, with installation by Sonic Equipment Company

The Wentzville Tower 12 includes the first B&B Theatres to have two B&B Grand Screen® auditoriums, both featuring wall-to-wall curved screens which are among the biggest in the country at over six stories wide and three stories tall. All 12 auditoriums featuring electric reclining leather seats. The theatre’s B&B Marquee Bar and Grille offers a full bar and lounge where guests can enjoy food and cocktails before, during or after the movie, and take them into any of the 12 auditoriums.

“The Wentzville Tower 12 is one of our most exciting theatres to date and is a great addition to the community,” said Bob Bagby, president of B&B Theatres. “Sonic Equipment did an exceptional job of installation. Their ongoing technical service and maintenance provide us with the utmost in security. The selection of Christie projection and speaker technology ensures that our guests enjoy a state-of-the-art movie-viewing experience that is unlike any they’ve ever known before.”

Christie Vive Audio unlocks the full dynamic range of the DCI digital-cinema audio and supports leading formats such as Auro 11.1, Dolby Atmos, 7.1 and 5.1 surround sound. The complete solution features screen channels and wall and ceiling surround speakers that use ribbon-driver technology in a single-enclosure line-array design, purpose-built for cinema environments.