April 21, 2005 - The Tennessee Theatre
will host its second Community Open House of 2005 on Monday, April
25, from 5pm - 8pm. The Theatre's first Community Open House, held
the day after its grand opening on January 16, drew a crowd of more
than 5,000 people.
free Open House provides Knoxvillians an opportunity to see the
magnificence of the $23.5 million renovation. Information about
the restoration will be posted throughout the Theatre and select
backstage areas. Theatre staff will be on hand to answer questions
as visitors enjoy their self-guided tour.
To authenticate the Tennessee Theatre experience, Bill Snyder will
entertain visitors at the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ. The newly renovated
concession stand will also be open to serve visitors. The Community
Open House event is sponsored by the Real Yellow Pages and Coca-Cola.
The Tennessee Theatre
The beautiful Tennessee Theatre is a jewel of historic Knoxville,
located in the heart of Downtown. Listed on the National Register
of Historic Places and honored as the Official State Theatre of
Tennessee, "Knoxville's Grand Entertainment Palace" has something
for everyone: classical music, vintage films, dance, theater, and
stellar performances by today's hottest musicians. For more information
contact Jennifer Ellington at (865) 523-2665 or visit www.tennesseetheatre.com.