BACK OF AUDITORIUM
MAY 2022, Dilapidated Boiler Room
MARCH 2023, New Bathroom Exterior
JUNE 2023, AUDITORIUM Exterior
TIMELINE / PROCESS
JUL '21 - exploratory demolition
AUG - DEC '21 - community programming
JAN - OCT '22 - demolished a dilapidated boiler room, installed a new roof for the lobby, restored the marquee, added fire sprinklers, installed accessible floors in the auditorium, and began to build a new bathroom addition.
NOV - DEC '22 - community programming
JAN - MAY '23 - building dual-level bathrooms to accommodate an occupancy of 400 people
Equipping the building with HVAC
MAY - OCT '23 - community programming
WINTER '23 - fitting out a cafe / community space in the storefront retail spaces (2,496 SF)
6 miles south of MASS MoCA and 12 miles from Clark Art Institute, Williams College
Across the street (Park Street) from the Town Hall
Physically connected to Armory Court, a paved public space for social activities
50 ft away from Ashuwillticook Rail Trail
Over 300 public parking spots within a 2-minute walking radius of the Theater, free after hour parking
The 8,109 sqft auditorium will be a multi-functional space with flexible configurations, ideal for the performing arts, lectures, rehearsals, and special events.
A maximum of 400 removable seats can fit into the space.
THE STOREFRONT CAFE
The 2,496 sqft street-front space has been divided into two units for decades.
The plan is to combine the storefront café and make it an inviting place for both Theater visitors and the local community. In conjunction with the adjacent Armory Court, the café at Adams Theater will provide a new social experience in town.