The 17,000 square-foot theater inside the Cox Administration Building was renovated to seat 500 patrons on newly constructed risers with an orchestra pit for 42. Features included a new stage and stage house with fly-loft, rigging platforms, control room, catwalks, lobby with box office, concession stand, restrooms and new elevator to the mezzanine seating area. The project involved a complete renovation of the finishes, hardware, lighting and sound system. A new fire suppression system and security upgrades were also part of this project. Simpson & Simpson provided project/construction management services.