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Lucille Lortel and Waldo Mayo White Barn Foundation Inc.

  • White Barn Foundation scores major support, as deadline looms

    NORWALK, Conn. — Time is short but a just-announced supporter can help save the White Barn Theater if others pitch in, foundation members said late Monday. “A critical phase is at hand for efforts to save and reopen the historic White Barn Theatre on the Norwalk/Westport border.  A just-announced $250,000 matching gift promises to bring…

  • White Barn supporters need $1.6M by April to save theater

    Correction, 3:30 p.m., Jan. 13: The timeline is not “flexible,” as was reported in one sentence,  Peggy Holton said, emphasizing that the April deadline is “critical.” Correction, 4:30 p.m., Jan. 12: The name of the foundation has been simplified from the Lucille Lortel and Waldo Mayo White Barn Foundation to White Barn Theatre Foundation, Holton…

  • White Barn Foundation given four months to raise ‘good faith’ money to buy Norwalk/Westport theater

    NORWALK, Conn. – Waldo Mayo and his associates have been given four months to show they can raise money to save the White Barn Theater and home of the late Lucille Lortel, Attorney Stephen Nevas said Monday. This stems from “tense and intense” negotiations inspired by a court action filed by The Lucille Lortel and…

  • Norwalk Historical Commission looking to save White Barn, create park

    Updated, 6:05 p.m.: Comment from Attorney Peter Nolin regarding Jim Fieber’s authorization to pursue developing the land. NORWALK, Conn. — Now on Norwalk’s radar screen is an idea being put forward by the Historical Commission: buying the property currently officially owned by the Connecticut Friends School, where the late Lucille Lortel operated her White Barn…

  • More entertainment luminaries join fight to save White Barn Theater

    More entertainment luminaries join fight to save White Barn Theater

    NORWALK, Conn. – Some A-list members of the Hollywood and Broadway theater communities have joined a group aiming to save the late Lucille Lortel’s White Barn Theater in Norwalk, according to an early Wednesday morning press release. A recent New York Times article caught the attention of several noted performers, who have voiced their concern…