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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Village Playhouse construction delays lead to season rescheduling

Season opener moved to December

Posted by Erica Jackson Curran on Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 1:20 PM

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The Village Playhouse broke ground on their new downtown theater this past summer, and though they were hoping to open their new season this month, they’ve had to push back the opening until December.

According to co-owner and artistic director Keely Enright, “The construction has taken longer than anticipated and we won’t be opening Love, Loss and What I Wore as planned. We are moving that production to the end of the season and opening instead in December with The Man Who Came to Dinner.” Enright says they’re hoping to have the steel beam construction done by the end of the week.

The ambitious renovation project, which we wrote about in June, is transforming the old Meddin Brothers meatpacking warehouse on Woolfe Street into an expansive theater space for the company, formerly based in Mt. Pleasant. The theater is just part of a major wave of revitalization taking place along that stretch of Upper King Street.

Find out more about the Village Playhouse at thevillageplayhouse.com.

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