Former AMC Woodhaven 10 will reopen as Emagine Theatre this spring
Emagine Entertainment announced on Thursday that it will reopen the former AMC Theatre in Woodhaven as a 10-screen Emagine Theatre this spring. Emagine Woodhaven will open in late spring, according to a release. Emagine franchisee, Jon Goldstein originally opened Emagine Woodhaven in 2009, and sold it to AMC in 2017. “We are really happy to have Emagine Woodhaven back in our portfolio of theatres. We have missed serving Woodhaven and the surrounding Downriver communities, so when this property became available, we jumped on the opportunity.” said Anthony LaVerde, CEO of Emagine Entertainment.
Michigan movie theaters are reopening this week, but... why?
Emagine Theater, via Google Maps/Street ViewEmagine Theater in Royal Oak. Due to new orders from the state of Michigan, movie theaters — as well as bowling alleys, casinos, stadiums, and high schools — are permitted to reopen... despite the fact that while coronavirus cases are going down, they still remain far higher than what they were in the previous peak in the spring.Movie theaters have been closed since Nov. 18. AMC Theatres quickly reopened Monday, Dec. 21, while Emagine Theatres and MJR Digital Cinemas are set to reopen on Wednesday, and Royal Oak's Main Art Theatre is set to reopen Friday.Capacity limits are set at 100, and masks are required. The theaters will implement through cleaning procedures, as well as social distancing requirements.But they don't expect to make any money. "It's really important we get open because the week between Christmas and New Year's is typically one of the busiest times of the year.metrotimes.com
Emagine to reopen Michigan theaters on Oct. 9 with free tickets for frontline workers
Movie theaters have been closed for more than six months in Michigan due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Whitmer signed an order to allow theaters to reopen on Oct. 9, with restrictions in place. Emagine Theatres says it will reopen its Michigan theaters on Oct. 9, with a special free ticket promotion for frontline workers through Oct. 15. To redeem this offer, please bring your valid work I.D., badge, nametag, etc., to the theatre when you purchase tickets. *Dates and times may vary, Michigan Emagine locations only open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Stolen pickup truck used to smash into Emagine Theatre in Canton Township as thieves target ATM
CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - The Emagine Theatre in Canton Township has reopened Wednesday after a stolen pickup truck was used to crash through the front doors and smash into an ATM. Officials said the incident left so much damage, the theater couldn't open on time. A cleaning crew was working inside when the truck came barreling in through the front doors around 3:45 a.m. Wednesday, according to authorities. "I did hear a car, heard a bang," said Melissa Bourdeau, of Emagine Theatres. Authorities found the truck abandoned at a nearby business shortly after the incident.