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Theatre alive while dark


April 17, 2020

Larry Holcombe/Daily Globe

The Historic Ironwood Theatre's sign has been dark for a number of weeks as the downtown performing arts theater is closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

IRONWOOD - The stay-at-home order may have forced a prolonged intermission of events at the Historic Ironwood Theatre, but that does not mean activities have ceased there. Instead of producing shows and events, the volunteer staff is taking on many of the cleaning and remolding projects that could not have been done with the theater open.

"Now that our theater is dark, we are doing a lot of cleaning and refurbishing projects in the building," said Zona Wick, president of the theatre's board of directors. "For example we have shampooed all the carpets in the building, which we couldn't do w...

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