Jun 17, 2016

"Playhouse Square: Restoring the Legacy" to Premiere June 29 on Fox 8

Go behind the scenes of the recently-completed re-creation of the Ohio Theatre’s George Gund Foundation Lobby and other restoration work during “Playhouse Square: Restoring the Legacy,” premiering on Cleveland’s Own Fox 8 on Wednesday, June 29 during “New Day Cleveland,” which begins at 10 a.m. Directed and produced by Think Media Studios, the half-hour special introduces the team responsible for this one-of-a-kind project and explores the “urban archeology” and restoration techniques that made it possible.

"Playhouse Square: Restoring the Legacy"
In 1964, the lobby of Playhouse Square’s Ohio Theatre was nearly destroyed by fire. 50+ years later, a team of world-renowned designers, restoration specialists, artisans and stewards strip it down to its bones in order to re-create and return the lobby to its original 1921 splendor while simultaneously providing much needed restoration work to the State Theatre.

Visit playhousesquare.org/gundfoundationlobby for more information about the project.