Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Anacostia Playhouse Construction Update! With pictures!

Wow! Things are looking G-O-O-D at the new Anacostia Playhouse! Although I have been looking at plans and renderings for months I am one of those people who just can't read architectural plans so to finally see the warehouse framed out and the drywall going up makes me just want to squeal with happiness. (Okay, in full disclosure I did totally squeal...multiple times...and may have danced a little too.)

Big hugs to Adele and Julia for sticking it out and making this dream a reality. Well done ladies, well done!

That being said, a lot still needs to be done to get the Anacostia Playhouse ready for it's June 10th opening and that costs M-O-N-E-Y.  The playhouse could use some thoughtful donations to help fund the construction costs. As can be expected the delays with the building permit did take a financial toll and thus the Anacostia Playhouse could still use about $50,000 to close the gap. The fact that their nonprofit tax paperwork is lost in the Bermuda's Triangle known as the Internal Revenue Service is not helping matters either.

So if you can find it in your heart (and wallet) to make a donation to the Anacostia Playhouse Construction Fund please do so. I promise it will make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside, like your heart has a kitten sleeping inside of it. :)

Please go HERE learn more about making a donation. You can also donate online. Do it for the fuzzy kitten in your heart!

P.S. Be sure to Follow the Anacostia Playhouse on Twitter at @AnacostiaPHouse and tell them The Advoc8te sent you. We are cool like that.

Future box office and concession stand!

Future entrance to the Black Box Theater

Guess what's behind this wall?!

Oh yeah! It's happening!!!
Nothing like a little Cherry Blast graffiti to give it that "homey" feeling!

I'm not sure what he is doing but I like it! 

Triple squeal!!! 

My buddy (and minion) Jeff already fantasizing about buying his tickets to the show.

View toward what will be the front entrance

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Anonymous said...

June 10 sounds ambitious. This is great news! Good luck and please donate!

Chris Nolin said...

wow. renovation in the making, love it! good luck guys, hope you get some donations. Chris Nolin

UKASA Construction said...

Very cool indeed! Have you finished with the renovation yet?We would love to see the work completed.