|hugh m. (nothingends) wrote in repose,|
@ 2019-08-15 22:05:00
|Entry tags:||*news, hugh march|
News; Arts & Theatre District.
» Rumors circulate that the MAJESTIC THEATRE, which declared bankruptcy in January leading to multiple props and theatrical items being auctioned off in June, has been sold to a wealthy investor from Europe. There's no indication about who this investor is, or what they hope to do with the place. In the meantime, rumors abound of a ghost being sighted near the stage door and lights being seen on in the theatre, despite the power having been turned off months ago, and no previous indications of that particular theatre being haunted
» August 16, the Capital Musical Theater opens the final show of their summer season,The Last Five Years starring Hugh Christian and Jessica Dempsey. It is scheduled to run with Thursday thru Sunday showings until September 8. Friday's papers run mostly positive reviews, noting the production rests on the foundations of the actors abilities to pull off the demands of the 90 minute, one act show.
» Perhaps it has to do with the eerie empty hulk of the Majestic, or perhaps it is a typical resurgence of delight in ghost stories in theatres, but theatre staff in multiple theatres in the district see an uptick in 'ghost sightings' from stage hands, cast, and patrons of the arts this month, leading one enterprising semi-professional black-box theatre to make use of an otherwise unscheduled period to host a ticketed series of professional seances over labor day weekend.]