LOS ANGELES — The Bob Baker Marionette Theater, the country’s most seasoned manikin expressions theater, is not, at this point at risk for shutting because of the COVID-19 pandemic subsequent to raising $365,000, a representative said Monday.
To get by through 2021 and past, the theater had recently requested gifts to meet its yearly objective of $365,000 to cover pay lost from the retraction of live shows and what is relied upon to be a moderate re-visitation of a full house.
As indicated by representative Molly Cox, the objective was arrived at not long before Christmas.
“With over portion of the gifts averaging $50, the BBMT people group stepped in with splash-color pledge drives, craftsmanship barters, DJ sets and an assortment of other help endeavors,” Cox said. “The theater’s whole yearly objective for 2021 endurance was met in less than one month.”
Cox said that the theater will have the option to stay in its Highland Park home all through 2021, because of the generosity of the individuals who gave.
“There remains a lengthy, difficult experience ahead until customary tasks can continue at BBMT,” she said. “While the accomplishment of this mission keeps BBMT from losing the theater, further raising money endeavors will uphold the theater’s kept programming and developments in the new scene of live theater.”