Survey: Most Denver theatregoers aren’t coming back anytime soon

How do you feel about each of the following potential safety procedures?

Definitely not 4
Probably not 4
Probably 36
Definitely 56

Employees wearing masks and gloves at all times within the theatre and surrounding areas (in percentages):

Definitely want this 67
Nice to have 23
Don’t care 9
Definitely don’t want 1

Empty seats around my seat to ensure 6 feet between other patrons (in percentages):

Definitely want this 54
Nice to have 34
Don’t care 10
Definitely don’t want 2

Requiring all guests in the lobby, theatre and surrounding areas to wear masks (in percentages):

Definitely want this 68
Nice to have 21
Don’t care 5
Definitely don’t want 6

Daily Covid-19 screening performed on all employees entering the building (in percentages):

Definitely want this 48
Nice to have 38
Don’t care 11
Definitely don’t want 3

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By John Moore

Award-winning arts journalist John Moore was named one of the 12 most influential theater critics in the United States by American Theatre Magazine during has 12 years at The Denver Post. Hen then created a groundbreaking new media outlet covering Colorado arts an culture as an in-house, multimedia journalist for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. He also founded The Denver Actors Fund, a nonprofit that has raised more than $600,000 for theatre artists in medical need. He is now a journalist for hire as the founder of Moore Media Colorado. You can find samples of his work at MooreJohn.Com. Contact him at