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Community Players, 1960.

On December 7, 1960, Community Players Theatre broke ground for the playhouse on 201 Robinhood Lane. Seen here (left to right) are architect Harry Riddle, Jr. and C.E. Mulliken, Community Players building chairman, both of whom are handling building plans. Next to Mulliken is Alvin Keller with the City of Bloomington and Community Players President H. Dean Litt with shovel.
The Robinhood Lane theater building, still the home for Community Players, opened in May 1962 with a performance of Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman.” Speaking of Arthur Miller, next up for Community Players is Miller’s “The Crucible,” with performances scheduled January 15-17 and 21-24.

Written By

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp is the Librarian at the McLean County Museum of History

Posted in Historic Photos

December 7th, 2015