The Stella Theatre in Rathmines will reopen its doors on the 31st of October after undergoing extensive renovations to bring it back to its full splendour.
The venue will offer a truly unique cinema experience, with a grown up approach, beautiful interiors and late night screenings. The venue, which open in 1923 and was designed by Dublin architectural firm Higginbotham & Staffordand it has been carefully restored to reflect the glamour of the 1920’s.
It closed in 2004, and its acquisition by the Press Up Entertainment Group was announced at the start of this year, when the works to bring it back to its original form started.
The new Stella Theatre will have a one-of-a-kind cinema with luxury seating, and the Stella Cocktail Club on the first floor, which will be open to both movie goers and those who only want to enjoy a drink or two. It will have an eye-catching glass atrium and a stylish outdoor terrace.
Some of the architectural features of the place include a beautiful art deco handrail leading to a balcony, an elegant mosaic tiling of the original Stella logo and ornate ceiling mouldings.
A combination of blockbuster, classic and alternative films will be screened on the cinema are on the ground floor, where opulent ottomans, couches and beds will ensure maximum comfort.
They are currently asking people on social media to vote for the film that they’d like to see as Stella’s official first screening. The candidates are Pulp Fiction, Ferris Beuller’s Day Off, A Streetcar Named Desire, Cinema Paradiso, The Dark Knight Rises, Casablanca,Carrie, 2001: A Space Odyssey and Intermission. You can vote here.
More information: stellatheatre.ie