For 15 years, the folks dedicated to revitalizing the Park Theatre worked tirelessly to see the longtime Jaffrey institution return.
But when the nonprofit group was established in 2005, no one could have envisioned that upon the building’s complete reconstruction that its expected open would be delayed by a global pandemic.
After construction began on the final day of 2018, Steve Jackson, CEO, Managing Director of The Park Theatre, said the goal was to unveil the new state of the art historic theatre this past summer. But with less than two months remaining in the year, the chances of a grand opening in 2020 are slim.
“Exactly when that date is, who knows,” Jackson said. “Nothing is going to happen over night.”
Jackson is hopeful for