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Major improvements to Taft Theater complete

Source: CSO Source: CSO

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra announced Friday that major improvements to the Taft Theater are complete following an accelerated three month construction timeline.

The historic performance venue will reopen with all-new, larger seats, tripled capacity in the women's restrooms, doubled capacity in the men's restrooms, many cosmetic improvements, and a new state-of-the-art, eco-friendly central air conditioning system.

These improvements are made possible by leadership gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Carl H. Lindner and an anonymous donor.

For the grand re-opening of the Taft Theatre, the CSO will host a free open house and one-hour concert for invited guests featuring the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and new conductor John Morris Russell performing Hollywood soundtrack favorites on Monday, September 12.

The festivities commence at 5 p.m with self-guided tours and light refreshments and the Pops performance will start at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited for this free event. Any remaining tickets will be made available to the general public starting at 10 a.m. on September 9 at the CSO Box Office or by calling 513.381.3300.

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