The Elaine Wolf Theatre Construction Update – Week of January 16, 2012

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The Elaine Wolf Theatre Construction Update – Week of January 16, 2012

After a very eventful week last week we are back to business as usual this week.

Last week we finished the concrete stairs for the mezzanine level and we continued to work on a vast array of finishes.

Planned work this week includes beginning to rough in the storage rooms upstairs, framing, priming and painting of some areas. We hope to have all drywall completed before the end of the week. We continue to work on electric infrastructure and other foundational items. The lobby is coming along as well as we continue to install our solid oak wood paneling.

We are delighted to announce that we have received a significant gift from Elaine Wolf for a major renovation of our mainstage theatre space. The renovation will include a new mezzanine level (adding about 110 seats), a fully accessible row in the orchestra, new stage floor, new electronic marquee, new lobby, new lighting and sound equipment and much more. Work began in the summer of 2011 and continues through early 2012. A reminder that we are open for business during the entire construction period!!

As many may already know, our completion date for the theatre has been slightly delayed. It was our hope to open our new facility with our terrific film festival followed by our children’s theatre production prior to our official grand opening in March. Due to a delay in pouring the concrete for our mezzanine, we have decided to move our film festival to another venue to insure the best preparation for one of our most important events. Patrons should note that we are moving our film festival to the elegant Denver Film Center on Colfax (home of the Denver Film Society). The festival will take place on the same dates with some slight adjustments to some film start times. Check the website or contact the box office for complete details (303-316-6360). This change will in no way affect our official grand opening which is still scheduled for March 24, 2012. We deeply appreciate your understanding and support.

We are excited to announce that our theatre grand opening event will be held on Saturday, March 24 and feature the Grammy award winning group, The Manhattan Transfer. More details are on our website!

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