# Condemended.....

#### propmonkey

##### Well-Known Member
After my first class today I walk down to the theatre to see friends. i wlak on stage and all or pipes are down and there is a police line around the stage. We hae been condemended. We need all are pipes replaced. There are the orignal ones for 1950's. We hope to have everything replaced in the next few weeks till then we're condemended.

#### digitaltec

##### Active Member
Pipes dating back that long should probably not be still in use in the first place especially in a HS where probably not many know what to look for in terms of stress points, etc. It's a good thing that those pipes are getting replaced. Hope you did not have a show this week.

#### techieman33

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that sucks, but it needs to be done, my old high school has pipes like that, some even have crack on the outer couplers, and the best part is however long ago someone put duct tape over it, so who knows how long it had been cracked, the pipes still haven't been replaced, but that's why i'll be contacting ocea shortly, because the school district, doesn't care, and won't do anything about it.

#### ccfan213

##### Active Member
well at least its only for a couple of weeks while they fix it, instead of having all your lights and sets fall on the heads of innocent actors and crew... well innocent crew

#### __WWW__

##### Member
wow! you need a new grid!!! thats terrible and sooo expensive! I hope your school finds the money to replace it!

We dont have any of these problums... yet lol. Our school was built in 2000-2001, and for the other 2 high schools in our district they were both "refurbished" at the same time and got new auditiorums. well except one didnt even have an auditiorium before! anyway im rambeling on and on

#### propmonkey

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good news we're aloud to use the stage just as long as everything is dead hung. they're currently working on the funds. if we can get enough were gonna try to get more lights. i like our board(is a good board and is only 4 years old) just not the instruments, dimmers, and locations.

lets hope the renters like our curtian placements because we cant really move 'em....and lets hope the lights are focuses seen how last time i did it blind....

#### techieman33

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what does seating or a lighting system have to do with this thread, sorry to be rude, but there are other threads for that.

#### propmonkey

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i was replying to the post before mine about a complete renovation and "an outdated strand system mind you."

#### techieman33

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sorry i was refering to "the guest" above you, you posted right before i did.

#### ccfan213

##### Active Member
the thread is about replacements in theatres because of age, old bad equipment that needs replacing fits in to the topic relatively well, that is to say we have gotten much more irrelevant in other posts!

#### The_Guest

##### Senior Team Emeritus
techieman33 said:
what does seating or a lighting system have to do with this thread, sorry to be rude, but there are other threads for that.
Twas only sarcastic humor my friend. She goes to another school in my district. She has a beautiful school and auditorium, there is nothing wrong with it. I obviously quoted her so it was in referance to her, not the thread. It was a short message, maybe next time (for the sake of not offending anyone) I'll send a PM. No need to get hostile.

#### propmonkey

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well we had the school board meeting last night. on the agenda they had it listed as a "cpmplete removal without replacement" my director gave a good presentation. he presented a 5 year plan of replacement. we have the president of the baord on our side. they voted to give us $5,000 now to go with our$5,700. we will have all but the 3 electrics, main curtain and scrim removed. and we will leave what is left dead hung. any one know where we could get about \$100,000 to rebuild our rigging?

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