The marquee needs new neon tubes and lighting that is estimated to cost $75,000 and the theatre's 800 seats need renovating again, requiring $500,000 more. "We need to celebrate (the 90th birthday), but we also need to upgrade," said Isabel Yates, co-chair of the Friends of The Kentucky Theatre, which is trying to raise $1.5 million to refurbish the Lexington landmark.
The marquee needs new neon tubes and lighting that is estimated to cost $75,000 and the theatre's 800 seats need renovating again, requiring $500,000 more. "We need to celebrate (the 90th birthday), but we also need to upgrade," said Isabel Yates, co-chair of the Friends of The Kentucky Theatre, which is trying to raise $1.5 million to refurbish the Lexington landmark. Herald-Leader
The marquee needs new neon tubes and lighting that is estimated to cost $75,000 and the theatre's 800 seats need renovating again, requiring $500,000 more. "We need to celebrate (the 90th birthday), but we also need to upgrade," said Isabel Yates, co-chair of the Friends of The Kentucky Theatre, which is trying to raise $1.5 million to refurbish the Lexington landmark. Herald-Leader

$1.5 million upgrade plan announced for downtown's historic Kentucky Theatre

September 12, 2012 6:12 PM