Crown Needs Shining

A new report on the 2,446-seat  in Fayetteville, N.C., highlighted a number of issues at the 47-year-old venue that could cost millions to repair. 

Fayetteville, N.C.

The report said there are safety issues in the theater’s balcony, the stage and lobby are too small, and cited a need for more loading docks, a new fire system, dressing rooms, bathrooms, concessions, and technical upgrades, according to the Fayetteville Observer.

Officials will consider renovations that could cost up to $39 million or a new building that could cost as much as $65 million, the paper said.