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Delaware Theatre Company + the re!

When the Delaware Theatre Company recently wrapped their production of “Honk! The Ugly Duckling Musical” on May 12th, they found they no longer had a use for the large quantity of blue ball-pit balls which played the role of “water in the marsh”. Ball-pit balls are mainly composed of Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) – meaning plastic! Even though LDPE (#4 plastic) is recyclable in Philadelphia, the Delaware Theatre Company saw their great potential for reuse. They contacted the re to make sure the “water in the marsh” would get a more sustainable second life! Thank you to the Delaware Theatre … Continue reading

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Theatre Reuse Highlights from 2016!

Our former staff member Flora Vassar now works as a props master and stage manager in many local Philadelphia theatres. She just sent us this wonderful summary of some of the productions that used our materials this year, so we thought we’d share it with you!

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50 Henry IV Army Shields??

Yep, we just got 50 lauan shields made for Henry IV: Your Prince And Mine in this year’s Shakespeare in Clark Park.   They also donated the rough hewn wooden benches under Henry in this picture, all of which sold in one week (including one that’s on it’s way to a film set in NY!)     photo by Kyle Cassidy

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