Theatre Closing for Renovation

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The missouri theatre is a monument that's hard to miss in downtown columbia. That's right and thanks to upcoming expansions soon it will be even harder to miss. Komu's lauren whitney is live in columbia, lauren, what kind of renovations will the theare recive Well the theatre is gettting what david a white called a "front to back door makeover". The missouri theatre first opened its doors in 1928 making it almost 80 years old. And its showing. The floors and walls need to be redone. Right now there are only around five bathrooms total so that will be added. In order to fufill such renovations the entire block behind me will become missouri theatre. White and others are excited about such a big job. The last show at the theare will be on july 27th of this year. The next day they will close the doors and begin the makeover White says they hope to reopen just 10 months later in june of 2008, ready for the theatre's 80th birhday. Reporting live in downtown columbia, i;m lauren whitney with komu news.

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