Tidemark seats up for sale throughout May

Through the month of May, a piece of Tidemark Theatre history is up for sale.

The theatre seats are being sold for $50 until May 31.

The seats can be purchased through the Tidemark Theatre’s website using the theatre’s online ticketing system.

The 67-year-old seats, which belong to the city, are being replaced this summer and need new homes.

Kim Emsley-Leik, manager director of the Tidemark Theatre Society, said seats that have names on them were offered to the donors first.

“The seats went on sale to the previous seat sponsors for the month of April, providing the previous seat sponsors with the opportunity,” Emsley-Leik said. “The plaques will be removed and returned to the original seat sponsors, or available for pick up at our box office if we do not have up-to-date mailing information for them.”

The remaining theatre seats will be sold on a first come, first served basis and will be available for pick up on July 7.

Proceeds from the theatre chairs will go towards capital projects at the Tidemark Theatre, including an upgrade of the concession.

The replacement of the theatre chairs is part of the Tidemark’s 25th anniversary renovation campaign. The $600,000 project involves not only new seating but upgrading the theatre’s lighting and online ticketing system as well as purchasing a new projection system and re-painting and re-carpeting the house.

Improvements are expected to begin on July 1.


We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

VIDEO: Witnesses describe scene at Parliament Hill; Raw footage of Ottawa shootings
Security stepped up in B.C. after attacks in Ottawa
Third attempt to reach sunken aborted; Another attempt planned
Shito Ryu celebrates anniversary with another successful tournament
European touch works in the B.C. woods
Fire burns old high school library in Alberni
Soldier killed in Parliament Hill siege
Victoria MP caught in Ottawa shooting drama
The Outdoor Guy

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.