Posted on Friday, March 12th, 2021 by Ben Pearson
Update: Los Angeles County officials confirm that starting on Monday, March 15, 2021, Los Angeles movie theaters will be able to reopen “with reserved seating only where each group is seated with at least 6 feet of distance in all directions between any other groups.” Monday also marks the days that museums, zoos, and aquariums can open indoors at 25% capacity; gyms, fitness centers, yoga and dance studios can open indoors at 10% capacity with masks; restaurants can open indoors at 25% max capacity under certain conditions; and more. Our original article from March 9 follows.
Since the pandemic caused the theatrical exhibition industry to come to an abrupt halt last year, some theaters have slowly reopened across the country. But until last week, the nation’s two biggest markets – New York and Los Angeles – remained shuttered. New York has been back in action for a few days, and today, new projections indicate that Los Angeles movie theaters could reopen as soon as next week based on the number of coronavirus cases in the area. Read More »