Films – Film theaters reopen in a number of Chicago suburbs
After a trial balloon that popped final week, some indoor film theaters within the Chicago suburbs are going ahead with plans to reopen, now that it’s authorized.
Illinoi on Monday loosened COVID-19 restrictions on Prepare dinner County and a lot of the surrounding areas from Tier three to Tier 2, permitting film theaters, amongst different companies, to renew in-person operations.
Apparently first to open its doorways was Studio Film Grill Wheaton, which was admitting visitors to see “Wonder Woman 1984,” “The Marksman” and different hits on Thursday afternoon.
Marcus Cinemas in Addison, Nation Membership Hills, Orland Park, Gurnee and Elgin plan to reopen Friday, as do AMC areas in Crestwood and Schaumburg. In Frankfort, the Emagine multiplex is promoting tickets for reveals on Saturday.
Many of the AMC theaters within the Chicago space have introduced Jan. 29 reopenings.
Every theater is working with protocols to forestall the unfold of the coronavirus, together with masks necessities, restricted and spaced-out seating and altered ordering protocols for food and drinks.
Film followers have been unable to look at movies on massive indoor screens since restrictions had been tightened in November. Marcus Cinemas briefly introduced a number of reopenings final week however reversed itself Friday in response to the realm’s coronavirus metrics.
At the least one among final summer time’s pop-up drive-ins, ChiTown Films in Pilsen, has continued to function and plans to maintain exhibiting outdated films outside into a minimum of February. And theaters throughout the border in Wisconsin and Indiana have remained open for enterprise.