Help the Florida Theatre reopen

Help the Florida Theatre reopen
(Stephanie Brown)

Jacksonville, FL — The Florida Theatre has launched a new “Cross the Finish Line” campaign. Its goal is to raise enough money to reopen the historic theater by December.

“The Florida Theatre has been without more than 90% of its typical income for over six months,” said Florida Theatre President Numa Saisselin.

He said in a news release that the nonprofit has been getting by with local and federal loans. But after six months, that money is almost gone.

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The “Cross the Finish Line” campaign aims to raise $100,000 by Dec. 31.

To donate to the Florida Theatre’s “Cross the Finish Line” campaign, visit the theater’s official website at floridatheatre.com/finish-line. You can also contact the Director of Development Michelle Adams at michelle@floridatheatre.com or call 904-562-5973.

When the theater does reopen, there will be public health measures in place, as well as limited seating. More information about that is expected to be released Monday.