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Feb. 1, 2011ST. JOSEPH, MO |  By: Wayman

Theater Fire

This afer a fire broke out early Saturday morning in the building attached to the historic structure. Contractors will spend the next several weeks cleaning up major smoke damage. There was no fire damage to the theater itself. Local production Troupe Robidoux resident theatre inside the Missouri theater complex lost much of their costumes, props, and equipment in the blaze. Executive director of the acting group Jeff Haney says the community is helping. Haney adds this weekend's production was already scheduled for the landing playhouse in St. Joseph so the show will go on. Haney suggests checking the websites of arts groups in St. Joseph for updaets on locations.