Alamo Drafthouse will require moviegoers to wear masks when theaters reopen, although the company has not yet announced when it will open its doors.
The theater chain closed theaters in March due to COVID-19. Movie theaters were permitted to open up to 25% capacity on May 1 when Gov. Greg Abbott announced phase one of his plan to reopen Texas, but many stayed closed.
More to come. Let's talk next week. https://t.co/Kkfz1ZhV3f— Alamo Drafthouse (@Alamo Drafthouse)1592584178.0
The move comes after AMC theaters announced they would not require masks, only to reverse course a day later after receiving criticism. The company said it wanted to avoid "political controversy."
It is absolutely crucial that we listen to our guests. With the full support of our scientific advisors, we are rev… https://t.co/bK8UD6V78B— AMC Theatres (@AMC Theatres)1592589443.0
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