The show must go on.

It's always been the rallying cry of the entertainment industry. "You're broken-hearted, but you go on" are among the lyrics in Irving Berlin's "There's No Business Like Show Business." And yet, for the past two months at movie theaters around the country, the show hasn't gone on.

That may change soon. As cities, counties and states begin cautiously easing restrictions, movie theaters are among the locations many want to see reopen, and not without reason: Cinemas are often the hub of a night out that can include dining and shopping, so they drive far more economic activity than the cost of a movie ticket.

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