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EAST GREENWICH â€” At first glance, the goal for a March 31 reopening of the Greenwich Odeum seems just a dream.
No lights in the theater. No seats. A chaotic mess on stage. And on a subfreezing January morning outside, itâ€™s not much warmer inside.
But if you look closely, you can see a few signs that argue otherwise.
The wood frame reducing the size of the stage, the Odeum Corp.â€™s way around state requirements of sprinklers for a larger stage, is slowly taking shape. The bathrooms, though still primitive by modern standards, have received a cleaning. Two of the new cushier seats that will replace the old hard ones await tryouts in the lobby.
For more on the story, check out the Jan. 26 edition of the East Greenwich Pendulum.