AMC theater temporarily closed

Staff Report

The AMC Theater at 2509 Hurst Drive in Mattoon is temporarily closed as a result of high winds that damaged the roof.

Ed Dowd, the executive director of the Mattoon Chamber of Commerce, said from his understanding they are working on fixing the damage as soon as possible.

Dowd said the damage resulted from Wednesday’s high wind gusts.

He said he hopes the theater will be up and running by May 19 but Ryan Noohan, a spokesperson for AMC Theaters, said they hope to have the theater opened by next week.

For more information on the theater’s progress and reopening date Dowd said to call the theater at 217-234-8900.