By ELISHA SAUERS
A nonprofit with a dream of creating a venue for off-Broadway tours and similar performances in Annapolis has overhauled plans for a theater at Park Place.
Leaders of the organization said their new design is for a structure 40 percent smaller than the 103,000-square-foot building they originally planned.
“We call it a jewel box,” architect Gary Martinez said.
More than six years ago, the nonprofit proposed a $70 million center with three stages and seating for 1,500 people at the West Street and Taylor Avenue development.
In 2012 the group discussed putting up a $5 million pavilion on the green as a temporary venue. But that idea never sat well with Jeff Voigt, who has been president of the Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts since March.
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