ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Big screen buffs can now rent Ann Arbor’s State Theatre for family (or pod) movie night.
The art deco theater reopened to audiences for private screenings on Monday, based on guidance by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
For a minimum rental period of three hours, up to 26 people can reserve theaters and watch a movie of their choice from the theater’s in-house list (or their own), according to the Michigan Theater Foundation.
The base rental fee the theater for $125 per hour and includes managerial help, custodial services, a film screening and some licensing fees.
During the rental period audiences must wear masks, even when seated, and no food or drinks are allowed. Staff will also perform a health screening for contact tracing purposes on every participant before they enter the building for their rental
Social distancing in both the theater and lobby will be enforced.
The State Theatre is at 233 S. State St.
See your favorite movies on the big screen with your closest friends and loved by booking a private rental at @statetheatrea2! Visit https://t.co/EDNpWcQTiJ to sign up.— Michigan Theater (@michigantheater) December 21, 2020
Private screenings will involve the same rigorous safety precautions as our public screenings pic.twitter.com/7LIBRktBcG