Documenting Massey Hall's final days
12 days ago - By CG Compass
When the lights go down and its flaws are hidden, Massey Hall retains its magic. Here, Kathleen Edwards performs on the iconic Allan Slaight Stage in May 2018, two months before the building closed.
Opened in 1894, the revered Massey Music Hall has hosted some of the world's greatest performers. But by 2018, the Toronto icon was looking decidedly worse for wear. The brickwork was damaged and dirty, the original stained-glass windows boarded over and broken; inside, the seats were worn, the paint peeling, the plaster crumbling.
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