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Helping the Theater, One Board at a Time

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The Maplewood Barn Theatre has a long history in Columbia. The theater just finished its latest season with “Hat on a Cat Tin Roof.” Now with its recess over the winter, the barn is trying to raise money to fix its crumbling stage.

According to Michael Scott, president of the board of directors, various parts of the stage have been patched, but the stage is in need of a permanent solution.

Maplewood Barn Theatre

With plans ready for the 2010 season, including “Arsenic and Old Lace,” “Othello,” and “Revenge of the Space Pandas,” Scott is hoping to raise money to begin construction in the spring.

To raise funds, the barn is hosting the “Buy the Barn a Board” program. People can pay $50 to purchase a board for the theater’s stage. All those who donated will have their name placed on a plaque in the theater.

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Written by Anna Gaynor

September 21, 2009 at 3:35 pm

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  1. Helping the Theater, One Board at a Time .Thanks for nice post.I added to my twitter.

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    January 11, 2010 at 8:55 am


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