Good News: Romance Theater

Back in 2001, the city of Rexburg, Idaho, purchased an old historical building called the Romance Theater and had plans to knock it down to make space for public parking. Luckily, they chose not to demolish the building — and that decision is now paying off, thanks to a local man who has made it his mission to bring the theater back to life.

Since 2016, Bill Hall has spent more than 700 hours renovating the Romance Theater.

There’s been lots of cleaning and painting — and as the inside improves, Bill believes there will be opportunities to get donation money to improve the exterior as well.

While Bill enjoys doing the renovation work, he also is happy to create something special for his community, which has cherished memories of the Romance Theater for generations. (Rexburg Standard Journal)