Tuesday, March 4, 2014

'Game of Thrones: The Epic Fan Experience' Allows 7000 Fans an Early Look at Season Four

Most of us will have to wait until Sunday, April 6 at 9 p.m. ET to watch to the Season Four premiere of "Game of Thrones" but a lucky few won't have to. On March 20, HBO will host “The Epic Fan Experience” at the Cushman & Wakefield Theater at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. For this one-night event, 7000 fans will be treated to a first-of-its-kind advanced fan screening of the fourth season’s debut episode. Not only that, the event will include show costumes and props displays from the acclaimed traveling exhibition, photo ops on the Iron Throne and other special surprises.

Tickets for the event go on sale to the public at Ticketmaster on Thursday, March 6 for $15 (includes applicable taxes and service charges) with all net proceeds donated to charities: Nothing But Nets and Books for Africa.

Courtesy HBO
Zach Enterlin, SVP of Advertising and Promotion at HBO commented on the event, “'Game of Thrones' has become a truly global sensation thanks to the show’s incredibly dedicated and loyal fans. To create an event that matches the excitement of the viewers and the epic scale of this series, we knew we had to do something really special. A fan screening of this size, at a venue like Barclays Center, feels like the perfect way to celebrate the new season of 'Game of Thrones.'”

Event details from the release:
Guests arriving with an electronic device are required to check their device prior to entering the arena. Please note that there will be NO electronic devices (including but not limited to, cellular phones, audio/video recorders, tape recorders, tablets, and laptops) permitted inside of Barclays Center. No mobile tickets will be honored and tickets must be printed prior to arrival. All electronic devices will be returned to the guest upon exiting the arena. Only guests 18 years old or older will be permitted to enter. Valid photo identification will be required for entry. For acceptable forms of ID, please visit barclayscenter.com.

-Larissa Mrykalo