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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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From the InterAct stage to us to the Glen Foerd Mansion!

First, InterAct Theatre Company used 180 4” PVC plastic tubes to make the set wall for their production of Uncanny Valley : Rather than throwing them in a dumpster after the play was over, they loaded them in a truck and brought them to us in the hopes that they would be reused: And now they have! The Glen Foerd Mansion came to us to get the tubes to help with the mansion’s storm water drainage! The tubes now direct the storm water away from the mansion and onto the lawn, helping them in part of their mission to “preserve and protect the landscape.” Here’s a little … Continue reading

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Seneca Weintraut’s “Are You Hungry Tonight?”

Regular Resource Exchange Customer and local artist Seneca Weintraut often comes into our store looking for salvaged materials and solutions for a wide array of art projects and installations. We’ve previously featured one of his pieces and the use of reclaimed fur! This time Seneca was on the prowl for something much bigger…think tall, green, and saved from theatre… He used our unique green tubes that were salvaged from the set of The Arden Theatre Company’s production of Robbin Hood to create the hidden away layer of his character in the most recent installment of the “Are You Hungry Tonight?” … Continue reading

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