Wheelersburg Cinema reopens to public


By Jacob Smith - jsmith@aimmediamidwest.com



Wheelersburg Cinema reopened its’ doors to the public Friday, June 12 after a near three-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Wheelersburg Cinema reopened its’ doors to the public Friday, June 12 after a near three-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Submitted photo

WHEELERSBURG — Moviegoers, rejoice!

For the first time since March 16, Wheelersburg Cinema will be open to the public and doing what they do best: showing movies.

Tim Shively, general manager of Wheelersburg Cinema, confirmed to the Daily Times earlier this week that it would be reopening its’ doors Friday, June 12, in accordance with the state of Ohio’s Responsible Restart guidelines for businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.

“We are excited to reopen and get back to making the best popcorn!” Shively said June 5 via the Wheelersburg Cinema Facebook.

During their first week of reopening, Wheelersburg Cinema will be offering discounted tickets for those who bring a canned food item at their time of purchase. The Wheelersburg Cinema schedule for June 12-18 is as follows:

Wheelersburg Theater Movies 6/12 thru 6/18/20

Trolls World Tour (PG) (Regular Prices)

Fri – Thu: 12:30, 3:30, 6:30, 9:15

ALL BELOW MOVIES ARE DISCOUNTED TO $3.00 OR $2.00 WITH 2 CANNED GOODS PER PERSON. TO BENEFIT LOCAL FOOD PANTRIES.

Despicable Me 3 (PG)

Fri – Thu: 1:00, 4:00, 6:40, 9:00

The Conjuring (R)

Fri – Thu: 12:35, 3:35, 6:50, 9:30

National Lampoon’s Vacation (R)

Fri – Thu: 12:45, 3:45, 6:45, 9:25

Portsmouth 8 Cinema informed The Portsmouth Daily Times Tuesday it was targeting a July 1 reopening date. Similar to Wheelersburg Cinema, Portsmouth 8 has also been closed from showing films since March 16.

Wheelersburg Cinema reopened its’ doors to the public Friday, June 12 after a near three-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
https://www.portsmouth-dailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2020/06/web1_Wheelersburg-Cinema.jpgWheelersburg Cinema reopened its’ doors to the public Friday, June 12 after a near three-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. Submitted photo

By Jacob Smith

jsmith@aimmediamidwest.com

Reach Jacob Smith at (740) 353-3101 ext. 1930, by email at jsmith@aimmediamidwest.com, or on Twitter @JacobSmithPDT © 2020 Portsmouth Daily Times, all rights reserved

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