New York Movie Theaters Demand Capacity Rise to 50% by Memorial Weekend

New York raises capacity to 33%, but it’s not enough and is ”doing damage to a global industry,“ NATO New York’s Joe Masher says

After months of hammering at the door and demanding that they be allowed to increase their capacity limits, cinemas in New York got news from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that COVID restrictions would be loosened from 25% audience capacity to 33% audience capacity starting April 26. But one of the state’s top theater owners and industry lobbyists says that’s not enough.

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Jeremy Fuster

Box Office Reporter • • Twitter: @jeremyfuster