Historic Holly Theatre Gets Celebrity Christening from Comedian Jim Belushi

Historic Holly Theatre Gets Celebrity Christening from Comedian Jim Belushi

Posted: Feb. 19, 2019 6:39 PM
Updated: Feb. 19, 2019 6:39 PM

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this is newswatch on-llpkg rachel says, "the fences are up, the construction signs are up. the renovation has started on the holly theatre." randy introduces jim. jim says, "hello! what a great crowd! this is so good for my ego! she said i love you jim! did you hear that?!" with jokes and charisma, jim belushi helped kick off the ceremony today...where we heard from mayor wheeler... wheeler says, "to me this has been a dream come true to see the holly coming close to reopening. it's been a longtime love of mine." ...and brad hicks, the c-e-o and president of the chamber of medford and jackson county. brad says, "thanks to jim for elevating this, because who knows where we would be." belushi has been a longtime supporter of the holly theatre... working with the executive director of the theatre, randy mckay. jim says, "i believe that in the theater and entertainment it's medicine and it does heal and i was just thrilled when randy called me and said we are ready." giving to the community isn't something belushi is a stranger to. he's given benefit concerts for the butte creek mill...and just this morning...read to a group of preschoolers at roots and wings. nats of jim reading jim says, "i don't think of it is giving back i just think of it is giving and we should be giving. actuallit's very important to be loved in life but it's a more important to be loving." right now, construction is focusing on the lobbies and offices. this will allow the management team to move into the holly while the rest is being finished. and once it is finished... jim says, "i'm gonna open the theatre. randy and i we've already made the deal i'm gonna open it with my band i'm gonna try to get dani maybe we can open with the blues brothers band." rachel says, "if you want to contribute to the holly theatre, just head to our website, kdrv.com." [a20]holly theatre construction-tag the cost of the theatre
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