By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A floating movie theater that was scheduled to be in Pittsburgh for a week starting tomorrow won’t be coming.READ MORE: 'It'll Be A Straight Shot:' The Southern Beltway Close To Opening In Pittsburgh
The company behind the tour is postponing the event, citing the pandemic as the reason. The event was originally pitched as a way to watch a movie during the pandemic in socially distanced boats.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Temperatures Cool Off As The Week Progresses
“Due to COVID, we have had to change the original dates for this event, however, we are currently working hard on new dates and locations for each city. As soon as we have more information regarding dates, movies and ticket releases you will be notified via email,” the website now says.
According to the Trib, officials with the Pittsburgh Special Events department and the U.S. Coast Guard’s Pittsburgh auxiliary unit tried but were unable to get in touch with the organizers, an Australian entertainment company called Beyond Cinema.MORE NEWS: Allegheny County Council To Meet To Continue Discussion Of Independent Police Review Board
A floating cinema was supposed to be in Pittsburgh starting Sept. 16 for one week. The website touted “social distancing boats.”