Fox Theatre

Morning round-up
8:44 am
Wed July 20, 2011

Morning headlines: Wednesday, July 20, 2011

The Fox Theatre will undergo a $2 million renovation that will bring parts of the historic building from the 1920s to the 21st century.
(via Flickr/Sean_Marshall)

The Fabulous Fox to undergo renovations

The landmark Fox Theatre in St. Louis is undergoing a $2 million renovation that will bring parts of the historic building from the 1920s into the 21st century.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the biggest improvement will be installation of a new air conditioning system. Parts of the old system date to the building's opening in 1929.

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Fox Theatre
3:35 pm
Sun May 15, 2011

Minor damage to Fox Theatre after Sunday fire

A small fire at the Fox Theatre Sunday morning caused minor damage and no injuries, but forced the cancellation of the day's performances of "Jersey Boys."
(St. Louis Public Radio)

A small fire at the Fox Theatre this morning caused minor damage and no injuries, but did force the cancelation of the Sunday shows of "Jersey Boys."

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the blaze started around 5 a.m. There's no word yet on a cause.

From a Fox Theatre press release:

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