Malco reopens Memphis theaters, hoping people will come and movies will stay

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 21, 2020 5:10 PM CT | Published: August 21, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Malco Theatres president and chief operating officer David Tashie sits in one of the remodeled auditoriums at Malco Paradiso Cinema on Thursday, Aug. 19.&nbsp;&ldquo;We feel like people want to get back out of the house, and they&rsquo;ve always liked to get out of the house and go to movies,&rdquo; said Tashie.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Malco Theatres president and chief operating officer David Tashie sits in one of the remodeled auditoriums at Malco Paradiso Cinema on Thursday, Aug. 19. “We feel like people want to get back out of the house, and they’ve always liked to get out of the house and go to movies,” said Tashie. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

The Memphis-based regional movie chain, with 36 locations across six states, will start reopening its indoor theaters Aug. 21, with significant physical upgrades that involve more luxurious – and reserved – seating. 

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Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollentine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.


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