METROPOLIS, IL – The beautiful Massac Theatre, safely slumbers for now, protected by a community driven non-profit group called Save the Massac Theatre that materialized when it was just a few steps away from demolition now years ago.
On their Facebook page, the group wrote they are:
dedicated to saving the Massac Theatre. Please help us restore this fine old lady of Metropolis
The group provides a secure way for the community to donate through PayPal on their Facebook page at: facebook.com/SaveTheMassacTheatre.
In 2001 the population in Metropolis was counted at 6,465 by the U.S. Census Bureau. If 6,465 people donated $20.00, this would equate to $129,300. This amount would complete the goal of $15,000 needed for the current Masonry repairs with a lot left over.
Be a part of this wonderful community effort by giving any amount you can and be a part of bringing back this fine lady at:
Read all about the history and timeline of the Massac Theatre at: