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McCownGordon, Helix Architecture + Design Begin Renovation of Historic Folly Theater
August 1, 2018
KANSAS CITY, MO — The Folly Theater has launched its next big act. Kansas City's oldest theater recently began a $2.5 million renovation of its main lobby and private event space. The renovation, which is part of the Folly 2020 fundraising campaign, is being completed by Kansas City-based firms Helix Architecture + Design and McCownGordonConstruction.
"We want to provide an engaging, new 'Folly Experience' that creates comfort and excitement for our patrons while maintaining the historic integrity of the 118-year-old Louis Curtiss design," Folly Theater Executive Director Gale Tallis said in a release.
According to the release, the renovation will "create a more a streamlined box office and bar reconfiguration, a unified lobby space and an updated Shareholder's reception space." The renovation will result in the facility being closed until September 8.