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New Jersey 47th state to reopen movie theaters

WNYT Staff
Updated: August 31, 2020 08:02 PM
Created: August 31, 2020 04:36 PM

Movie theaters are opening back up this week in New Jersey.

Gov. Phil Murphy gave his permission Monday afternoon.

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Movie theaters in New Jersey will be opened at limited capacity on Friday.

The usual rundown of protocols will be in place: masks are required, social distancing for seating, and 25 percent capacity, but only up to 150 people.

Patrons who purchase tickets together can sit together, but everyone else has to stay six feet apart.

New Jersey is one of only four states that had not reopened movie theaters. Movie theaters in California, New York, and North Carolina will not be open this weekend.

AMC, the world's largest movie theater chain, reopened more than 100 United States theaters on August 20, but those reopenings were limited by state restrictions.


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