The transformation is already taking place at the intersection of 3rd Avenue North and North Broadway as the Alberta Bair Theater renovation begins to take shape.

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During a press conference for the upcoming 2019-2020 ABT season of entertainment, photo renderings of theater renovations were unveiled showing what patrons will enjoy in the fall of 2020.

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Some of new features and amenities of the renovation include an expanded main floor lobby, more restrooms on both floors, grand staircase, new ticket office, new seating and digital marquee.

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According to an ABT press release, the renovations will provide "an enhanced performing arts experience, greater patron comfort, efficiency of daily operations, and will meet the acoustic and theatrical needs of touring artists."

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The 2019-2020 season performances will be held at Petro Theater on the MSU-B campus, Lincoln Center and Babcock Theater with tickets for all performances going on sale Saturday, July 10 at 10am. CLICK HERE for more details.