The Erie Playhouse debuts renovations with Mamma Mia!

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A 1.8 million dollar project brings new life to the Erie Playhouse, and crowds filled the house for Mamma Mia!

The Playhouse has a brand new green room, lighting system and viewer-friendly accommodations.

Performers said the best change is the new orchestra pit.

Jim Griffey is a member of the band of more than 40 years.

He told us the pit lets musicians play to their full potential — not worrying about being too loud near the audience.

Another long-time performer Linda Wingerter said the changes make the experience more exciting for both the crew and the guests.

They told us Mamma Mia! is the perfect, high-engery musical to show off the renovations. 

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