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Marcus Closes 17 Theaters It Reopened Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Cinemas Closed Because Of Decline In Audience Demand, Limited New Movie Releases

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Marcus Theatres has temporarily closed 17 of the 72 cinemas it reopened this summer, citing a decline in audience demand and the limited number of new movie releases.

The coronavirus pandemic led to the closure of movie theaters across Wisconsin in mid-March.

The Milwaukee-based Marcus began reopening many of its theaters in August, after test runs at a handful of theaters in June.

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Theaters Marcus has closed again include those in Appleton, Green Bay, Delafield and Menomonee Falls.