An INSIDER’S REPORT:
PROGRESS ON THE LOMPOC THEATER
Perhaps you’ve seen the waterproof roof tarp wrapping the theater roof. From a bird’s-eye view, it appears as though the roof is covered in snow. But what matters down here on the ground is that this special tarp covering the roof has stopped water leaking into the theater for the first time in about a decade.
But the theater itself remains dark. We know you haven’t heard a lot from us since we won the title and deed to the theater building in January 2016, after almost three years of negotiations with the previous owner’s lenders, including federal, state and local government entities.
Officially owning the building finally gave us access to every nook and cranny of the building for the first time. It completely revealed the sad state of affairs into which our once proud theater had fallen. Undaunted, and with a new commitment, we rolled up our sleeves and immediately got to work.
So here’s the inside story on what we’ve been doing quietly behind the scenes, and an inside look into the theater itself: