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2900 E Nifong Blvd, Columbia, MO

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Phone: (573) 227-2276

Maplewood Barn Looks to Community for Help

Theatre aspires to rebuild … The Maplewood Barn Community Theatre Board of Directors received some encouragement yesterday from two city groups about the possible replacement of a city-owned barn that a fire destroyed Monday. Read the full story in the Columbia Daily Tribune: Theatre aspires to rebuild Those interested in helping with the Maplewood Barn […]

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    jmichael
  • April 10, 2010

Maplewood fire gives rise to new moniker: ‘The Phoenix Season’

After a fire Monday night destroyed the 19th-century Maplewood Barn, the performing arts company that relied on the structure continues grappling with more questions than answers. On one issue there is no ambiguity: The upcoming season will be held as planned starting May 14, but under a new name. “We are calling 2010, ‘The Phoenix […]

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    jmichael
  • April 7, 2010

Shows will go on, theater leader says

The destruction of the Maplewood Barn won’t deter actors of its theater company. Theater board President Michael Scott said today the 2010 season will forge ahead, starting May [21] with “Arsenic and Old Lace.” “We will absolutely pull this season off, and we will do all four of our plays,” Scott said. “We are going […]

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    jmichael
  • April 6, 2010

A phoenix named the Maplewood Barn

The fiery and mysterious destruction Monday night of the Maplewood Barn Community Theatre won’t deter the stoic actors of the company who are familiar with setbacks, sacrifices and huge personal losses. Lee Wilkins Black, in an e-mail this morning, said nothing will stop the 2010 season, which is to start May [21] with “Arsenic and […]

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    jmichael
  • April 6, 2010

A Note to Friends of the Barn

As many of you have heard by now, we suffered a great loss when the Barn burned to the ground on Monday night, April 5. Thank you for your outpouring of kind words and prayers.  Many, many of you have offered your time, talents, and monetary donations to help us rebuild and ensure that we […]

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    jmichael
  • April 6, 2010

Cause unknown in Maplewood fire

Building was on historic register The Maplewood Barn in south Columbia’s Nifong Park burned to the ground last night as flames reaching 40 to 50 feet high illuminated the night sky and were visible throughout much of the city.

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    jmichael
  • April 5, 2010

Vandals set up ‘fort’ in Maplewood barn

When [Maplewood Barn Community Theatre president] Michael Scott made a routine visit to the Maplewood Barn theater this week, he discovered signs of a break-in, but the motive for the act and the clues left behind are a mystery. Read the full story from the Columbia Daily Tribune: Vandals set up ‘fort’ in Maplewood barn

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    jmichael
  • March 26, 2010

Theater ready for update

Maplewood Barn Community Theatre performers won’t have to worry about weak boards on stage next season.

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    jmichael
  • November 30, 2009

Mark Durrant, 1957-2009

Mark Oliver Durrant, 52, of Columbia, died Monday, Aug. 3, 2009.

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    jmichael
  • August 9, 2009