NEWSMAKERS
June 2012

The Theater Lawrence Breaks Ground

breaking groundTheatre Lawrence broke ground for their new facility on May 10th. The theatre was founded in 1977with its first show April 5, 1977 at Carnegie Building. Currently located at 15th and New Hampshire since 1985; six to eight mainstage productions have been performed annually with 70+ performances will include extensive children’s and senior programs as well as outreach with Boys and Girls Club, schools, Lawrence Housing Authority, and Willow Domestic Violence Center. 400-600 individuals help to volunteer each year to contribute to the theatre’s success.

The new facility will double stage space and audience seating, provide an education wing, storage, workshops and ample parking. Theatre Lawrence welcomes visitors from out of town and hopes to stimulate businesses in the area.

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