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A Night for the Theatre

March 30th, 2010 No comments

Save Troy Proctor’s is sponsoring an event on Saturday evening, May 1st to support the restoration of the historic theatre. The night will begin with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails at the Frear Building, followed by additional courses at historic homes in Troy, and conclude at the Frear Building for dessert and entertainment. Tickets are $50. Continue reading →

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Donation Pledge Drive!

December 23rd, 2009 No comments

We are happy to announce the inauguration of the first ever Troy Proctor’s Foundation pledge drive. Visitors to our website can now enter their personal information and make a pledge right from their PC! The pledge page can be found at: All submitted information will be kept private, and all money collected is to Continue reading →

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Solid Financial Outlook

December 15th, 2009 No comments

Theater Communications Group, the national organization for American theater, recently conducted a study of over 400 non-profit theater groups around the country. Taking Your Fiscal Pulse found that despite the economic downturn, for theaters whose fiscal year ended in September, 2009, 52% either broke even or made money. Of the 48% who lost money, 34% Continue reading →

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Join Us At The Victorian Stroll!

December 2nd, 2009 No comments

The Troy Proctor’s Foundation will serve refreshments in front of Proctor’s Theatre for the Victorian Stroll on Sunday, December 6 from 11 am to 5 pm. Old fashioned postcards of Proctor’s and Troy Proctor’s T-shirts will be for sale. A variety of entertainment has been arranged: 1:30 Excerpts from the Giant Hoax by Kit Goldstein. Continue reading →

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City Council Support!

November 13th, 2009 No comments

On Thursday, November fifth, the Troy City Council voted 9-0 in favor of a resolution to support a thorough review of the Troy Proctor’s Foundation’s plan to restore and operate the historic theater on Fourth Street. While individual members of the council have previously made statements supporting our effort, this is the first time they Continue reading →

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“Real” Numbers!

June 12th, 2009 No comments

One of the greatest challenges in the fight to save Proctor’s Theater has always been the argument that the current demolition plan is the only “real” plan presented that has “real” numbers to show it can succeed. To combat this, the committee has been working with consultants and developers to produce its own plan. This Continue reading →

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