Penobscot Theatre Company Welcomes New Look With New Season

BANGOR, MAINE (WABI) A new look to start the new season at Penobscot Theatre Company in Bangor.

There's improvements from top to bottom.

322 new seats are now installed for the audience to enjoy.

The decades-old chairs were recycled in July.

The historic floors were refinished along with new carpets.

Fresh paint and wall treatments can been seen better thanks to new lighting.

It's all thanks a major fund raising campaign by the theatre.

"We've done it, the community has done it," says Mary Budd, executive director of the Penobscot Theatre Company/ "They have upgraded this opera house, it is looking better than it has in 100 years."

The new season at the Penobscot Theatre starts September 7th with The Fabulous Lipitones.