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Jan. 16, 2012MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Swetnam

Theater Expansion

A historic Maryville building may see a new lease on life.

The Nodaway Community Theater Company has owned the downstairs portion of the building that houses the Rose Theater on West 3rd Street. The group has purchased the upstairs portion of building. Theater company member Nina Dewhirst says they plan on using the large upstairs space for more performances.

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Dewhirst says the company is currently seeking grants to complete the renovation by 2020 in time for the building's 150th anniversary. She says the creation of a museum showing the building's history is also in the works.