Marcus Theatres introduces social distancing seating arrangements

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MADISON, Wis. — As of Monday, Marcus Theatres will be introducing new social distancing seating arrangements at all theatres.

This news comes after ticket sales plunged to its lowest levels in the last 20 years at North American movie theatres.

All Marcus auditoriums will be limited to 50% its normal capacity. There will also be additional spaces between each pair of seats, a Facebook post said.

There will be a limited number of sections with four seats together to accommodate families.

Starting today, new social distancing seating arrangements will be in place at our theatres. All auditoriums will be…

Posted by Marcus Theatres on Monday, March 16, 2020