eCREATIVE MAGAZINE FEBRUARY 2016 - Page 30

eCREATIVE produced with Ms. Lortel and David Susskind, made its debut at The White Barn. Ms. Lortel took a shine to me and we became good friends. Together, Waldo and I have been meeting with and contacting well-known actors that once performed at the White Barn Theatre, including Kevin Spacey, Kelli O’Hara, Tovah Feldshuh, and Estelle Parsons, as well as producers such as Jane Bergere, Eric Falkenstein. Many other directors and writers have pledged their build homes on this pristine site and destroy the theatre entirely. This is a true David and Goliath story; commerce versus art! We pray that developer Jim Fieber can see his way clear to not destroy what was so lovingly created by one wise woman for the highest purpose - to further the appreciation of the arts through the theatre. The White Barn Theatre is full of An urgent call is out to raise funds to keep the White Barn from being demolished and the property from being redeveloped. support and interest in the project as it gains momentum. Local community leaders have been amazing and have given their time to keep the developer from movin g ahead with his project to historical artifacts including 148 red leather seats from the New York City’s Metropolitan Opera house on 39th Street. There is an art deco bar, antique lighting fixtures, and murals on the wall