WADK Newport Opera House Restoration

WADK Interviews Newport Opera House Theater Executive Director Brenda Nienhouse

Newport Opera House Restoration

(WADK – Open Forum, By Frank Prosnitz)

Sparks fly as a welder works on the stage; construction workers dig where an elevator will take patrons to a second-floor lobby. As layers of the facade are removed, treasures are found in what was and will be the Newport Opera House Theater, a vibrant performing arts venue. Brenda Nienhouse is Executive Director of the Newport Opera House Theater & Performing Arts Center. She talks with excitement about the 18 million renovations and the vision for its future.

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