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Can a Brash Executive in Kansas Save Movie Theaters?

Can a Brash Executive in Kansas Save Movie Theaters?

Can a Brash Executive in Kansas Save Movie Theaters? Can a Brash Executive in Kansas Save Movie Theaters? Most of the time, the 116-year-old movie theater business is rather humdrum. Tickets get sold. Images get projected onto screens, sometimes in 3-D. Every now and then, change-phobic cinema operators get excited about an innovation. The armrest cup holder, for instance, was …

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Behind Closed Doors, Paris Theaters Carry On

Behind Closed Doors, Paris Theaters Carry On

Behind Closed Doors, Paris Theaters Carry On Behind Closed Doors, Paris Theaters Carry On PARIS — Call it the French spirit of resistance — or contrariness. Officially, theaters here are shut, because of a new wave of coronavirus infections. Unofficially, there are still shows going ahead, behind closed doors. Last weekend, for example, a “clandestine” performance of Shakespeare’s “King Lear” …

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Fauci Suggests Theaters Could Reopen ‘Some Time in the Fall’

Fauci Suggests Theaters Could Reopen ‘Some Time in the Fall’

Fauci Suggests Theaters Could Reopen ‘Some Time in the Fall’ Fauci Suggests Theaters Could Reopen ‘Some Time in the Fall’ Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the top infectious disease expert in the United States, told performing arts professionals at a virtual conference on Saturday that he believed that theaters and other venues could reopen “some time in the fall of 2021,” …

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With Most Pantomimes Canceled, Another Blow to U.K. Theaters

With Most Pantomimes Canceled, Another Blow to U.K. Theaters

With Most Pantomimes Canceled, Another Blow to U.K. Theaters With Most Pantomimes Canceled, Another Blow to U.K. Theaters After a monthlong national lockdown, the government introduced a tier system of restrictions; in third tier areas, where the coronavirus risk is considered to be very high, theaters were ordered to remain closed until at least Wednesday, with tier reviews scheduled every …

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Days After Reopening, London Theaters Must Shut

Days After Reopening, London Theaters Must Shut

Days After Reopening, London Theaters Must Shut Days After Reopening, London Theaters Must Shut LONDON — On Dec. 5, “Six” — the hit show about the wives of Henry VIII — staged a triumphant comeback when it became the first musical to be staged in London’s West End since the coronavirus pandemic began in March. Now, just nine days later, …

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A Theater’s ‘Last Gasp’ Doesn’t Look Like the End

A Theater’s ‘Last Gasp’ Doesn’t Look Like the End

A Theater’s ‘Last Gasp’ Doesn’t Look Like the End A Theater’s ‘Last Gasp’ Doesn’t Look Like the End Back in March, Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver, of the theater duo Split Britches, were in Britain, developing a new show, when Covid-19 exploded. It made more sense to stay put than to scamper back home to New York, which looked pretty …

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Bah, Pandemic! How Theaters Are Saving ‘A Christmas Carol’

Bah, Pandemic! How Theaters Are Saving ‘A Christmas Carol’

Bah, Pandemic! How Theaters Are Saving ‘A Christmas Carol’ Bah, Pandemic! How Theaters Are Saving ‘A Christmas Carol’ Mr. Haj doesn’t expect to make money on it. Nor does Leda Hoffmann, artistic director of the Contemporary American Theater Company in Columbus, Ohio, which, for $20 per device, will stream a contemporary reimagining with Ebony Scrooge at its center. “This is …

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Partying Like It’s 1925 as London’s Theaters Go Dark (Again)

Partying Like It’s 1925 as London’s Theaters Go Dark (Again)

Partying Like It’s 1925 as London’s Theaters Go Dark (Again) Partying Like It’s 1925 as London’s Theaters Go Dark (Again) LONDON — The theater scene here has long been celebrated for offering food for thought, but recently it’s also been likely to offer actual food. Or, at the very least, a cocktail to get the evening off to a spirited …

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Pixar’s ‘Soul’ bypasses theaters, will stream on Christmas soul fall Cinemark One AP

Film Pixar Soul

Pixar’s ‘Soul’ bypasses theaters, will stream on Christmas soul fall Cinemark One AP Pixar’s ‘Soul’ bypasses theaters, will stream on Christmas soul fall Cinemark One AP The Pixar film “Soul” will skip theaters and instead premiere on Disney+ on Christmas, the Walt Disney Co. announced Thursday, sending one of the fall s last big movies straight to streaming. The move, …

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Regal Owner to Close Theaters, a Blow to the Movie Industry: Live Updates

Cineworld, which owns Regal Cinemas, said it could not entice moviegoers back without a pipeline of new films.

Regal Owner to Close Theaters, a Blow to the Movie Industry: Live Updates Regal Owner to Close Theaters, a Blow to the Movie Industry: Live Updates Cineworld, which owns Regal Cinemas, said it could not entice moviegoers back without a pipeline of new films.Credit…Charlotte Kesl for The New York Times The plight of the entertainment industry deepened on Monday as …

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