LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) – Like many companies, the pandemic led homeowners of Regency eight Cinema in London to shut in March.
With COVID-19 circumstances declining in the summertime, Regency homeowners have been hoping to open their enterprise in June, solely to shut once more by the tip of July.
“November 25th… is once we opened again up,” stated Supervisor Charlena Chesnut.
Influencing this alteration is Warner Brother’s choice in providing twin launch of debut films like Marvel Lady on HBO Max and in individual.
“That damage us so far as the affect of not having that first run film open solely in theaters,” she stated.
The choice was made due to COVID. This worries native theaters in that individuals could cease coming to see films in individual.
“It simply provides folks a purpose to remain residence and never come out, you understand and are available to the movie show, so ya it was detrimental,” she stated.
Regency eight is now open and working at 50% capability. The hope is as time passes, folks will come again to theaters.
“I feel summer time goes to be a big-time for the film theaters. If we are able to simply all hold on and hold in there,” she stated.
Staying optimistic, the theater is discovering new methods to attach with its clients.
“We do have film packages the place you’ll be able to hire out a movie show for x variety of friends and principally have a personal exhibiting,” she stated.
Regency eight was open seven days per week however is now open 4 days per week. The theater is presently open Thursday by way of Sunday with the field workplace opening every day at 3:30 pm.
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