Gray Duck closes, Pop’s Art Theater to move in

(ABC 6 News) – The COVID-19 pandemic brought challenges that caused the Gray Duck theater to close down but a group of artists is looking to utilize the space.

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New owners Nathaniel Nelson and Maggie Panetta will soon transform the space into Pop’s Art theater.

The theater plans to convert the coffee bar area into a theater lobby whih will include concessions and an arcade.

“It’ll still be a theater, but we’re hoping to expand and add in live music and other events, expand programming, including things like midnight movies and retrospectives and curated series of older films,” said Co-Owner of Pop’s Art Theater Nathaniel Nelson.

Nelson plans to hold an opening event sometime during the weekend of the Oscars which will be held March 12, 2023.