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November 29, 2017

This week's snapshot comes from August of 1985, during the theater's Rose Garden era. It shows the event program and crew setting up for Mountain Stage, which was held at the Rose Garden. Mountain Stage with Larry Groce has been the home of live music on public radio f...

November 20, 2017

This week's snapshot is one of the earliest known exterior photographs of the Robinson Grand. The photo is not dated, but is thought to be taken just after the theater went under major renovations in 1927. Many elements of the front exterior are still in-tact and can b...

November 15, 2017

(pictured left to right: Benjamin Kroeck, Dominion Senior Philanthropy Coordinator; Christine Mitchell Dominion External Affairs Representative; Catherine Goings, Mayor City of Clarksburg; Ryan Tolley, Robinson Grand Executive Director; Bob Orndorff, Dominion State Pol...

November 9, 2017

This week's snapshot comes from October 1996 during the theater's Rose Garden era. The Vogues performed on October 5th to a packed house in Clarksburg. Who would you like to see on our newly renovated stage? Please comment via our social media pages and maybe your sugg...

November 9, 2017

The Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center is closing a major chapter in funding.  Today, within Council Chambers, City Manager Martin Howe presented an overview of New Market and Historic Tax Credits which were used to assist in financing the Robinson Grand as equity t...

November 3, 2017

Construction Update - Interior work is expected to ramp-up soon.

  • Roof installation on the main theater building is 75% complete.

  • Masonry block and brick is currently being installed on the West Addition. Priority has been placed on finishing this aspect prior t...

November 2, 2017

This week's snapshot comes from 1985. We believe it is a candid shot of cast and crew from the production "Barnum". The American musical is based on the life of P.T. Barnum, which combines traditional musical theater with elements of the circus. Please leave a comment...

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