JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL TO UNVEIL NEW SEATS
IN THE HISTORIC TED SHAWN AND DORIS DUKE THEATRES
"NAME A SEAT, SUSTAIN A LANDMARK" CAMPAIGN MADE POSSIBLE BY CHALLENGE GRANT FROM THE KRESGE FOUNDATION
JACOB'S PILLOW TO RAISE $230,000 TO COMPLETE
$2 MILLION CAPITAL CAMPAIGN
May 16, 2013 - (Becket, MA) Jacob's Pillow, National Historic Landmark, National Medal of Arts recipient, and home to America's longest-running dance festival, will soon unveil new seats in its historic Ted Shawn Theatre (1942) and Doris Duke Theatre (1989). The new seats are part of a $1,000,000 challenge grant from The Kresge Foundation, enabling the Pillow to implement long-needed improvements to its theatres and residential buildings and to seed a facility reserve designed to address long-term maintenance issues. The new seats in the Ted Shawn Theatre will be officially unveiled at the Pillow's June 9 Member Appreciation Film Event, highlighting the final months of the "Name a Seat, Sustain a Landmark" fundraising campaign.
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