Comedy keeps movie theater owners smiling
A Boston-area theater thinks outside the box by showcasing stand-up comedy.
The slump in business for local movie theaters is no laughing matter – unless, of course, you happen to be in the audience.
To combat flat ticket sales, the Showcase Cinemas in Randolph has added a comedy night to its menu of attractions. The Thursday evening “Stand-up Showcase” features four comics performing a 100-minute show. The first was held in a 180-seat auditorium in the theater May 15, and the series is expected to continue every Thursday night.
Read the full story in the Boston Globe.