AMC Theatres To Reduce Capacity For Coronavirus Precautions
AMC Theatres will cut each of its auditorium's capacity in half.
As part of the company's contribution to "social-distancing" efforts, AMC Theatres has announced that it will reduce each theater's auditorium capacity by half, starting March 14 and lasting until April 30.
They company will do so by limiting each showtime's ticket sales to 50% of every auditorium's capacity. Furthermore, for auditoriums containing more than 500 seats, only 250 tickets will be sold.
AMC Theatres has also added that it is following "stringent health and safety cleaning protocols" by cleaning "hightouch point areas, including kiosks, counter tops, restroom areas, glass, handrails and doorknobs" at least once per hour.
Adam Aron, CEO and president of AMC Theatres, stated: “The health and safety of our guests and theatre teams are of the utmost importance to AMC. Therefore, AMC is proactively taking action to cut in half the number of tickets that we will make available at all our U.S. theatres. With this action, we are facilitating the ‘social distance’ between guests who still want to see movies on a big screen.”
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