Taft Auditorium

Cincinnati, OH — Cincinnati’s Taft Theatre packing the house since $3.2M renovation was completed

Cincinnati’s Taft Theatre packing the house since $3.2M renovation was completed
By Lucy May, WCPO Digital | Wednesday, February 13, 2013
From the KYPost.com

“CINCINNATI – Downtown Cincinnati’s Taft Theatre has nearly doubled its annual attendance since a $3.2 million renovation of the facility was completed.

Taft General Manager Ed Morrell said the overhaul, completed in Fall 2011, has allowed the facility to book roughly 140 acts per year, far more than the roughly 90 shows booked in prior years. Attendance has gone from an average of about 100,000 people annually to between 175,000 to 200,000 guests per year, he said.“People are beginning to rediscover it, which is great,” Morrell said. “Everyone benefits from the activity.”

The Scottish Rite of Freemasonry owns the historic theater on Fifth Street. The organization in late 2010 hired Music and Event Management, Inc., a subsidiary of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, to manage the facility and oversee the massive renovation…” (Read the complete article on KYPost.com.)

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The Taft Auditorium was profiled in 1988′s Marquee Magazine, Volume 20, Issue 2 as the Taft was one of the destinations in that year’s Conclave. Click on the image below to read the profile.
Taft Auditorium

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