At the Historic Playmakers Theatre, plum-colored curtains and lipstick pink upholstery mark the beginning of the end — of construction.
After a long wait to garner sufficient funds, renovations of the over 150-year-old building are nearing completion.
“The current work is really the absolute minimum to bring the building to a point where it may be safely used for performances,” said executive associate provost Ron Strauss in an email.
Though the theater does not appear drastically different, ongoing reparations have rendered the space the object of many theatre and a cappella groups’ affections.
Pauper Players — a musical theater group — is one such expectant student organization.