13 Apr 2016

Founders Theatre

From Upbeat, 1:40 pm on 13 April 2016

Hamilton's Founders Theatre was closed suddenly due to possible earthquake risk earlier in the year and the flying system was deemed dangerous.

Founders Theatre - modern.

Photo: Supplied: Hamilton City Council

A musical theatre production of Mary Poppins was due to open in Hamilton in May, but with no suitable alternative venue, the production has had to cross the city off its tour list.

How has the closure of the Founders impacted the musical theatre and artistic communities in the Waikato?