BUFFALO, NY - A local performing arts center is uprooted -- forced to delay its opening night because of a major problem. Property managers of the Theaterloft on Elmwood Avenue in Buffalo say ice and snow on the roof is leaking into the facility.
Property managers of the Theaterloft say there's at least three inches of ice and five feet of snow on the roof of the theater. This is causing many problems below.
Dressing rooms and the auditorium have sprung leaks.
The problem is coming at the worst possible time. Friday night was supposed to be opening night for "Topdog Underdog," a Pulitzer Prize winning play and drama. Performers have been preparing for two months
"This is not safe for the audience this ceiling has been compromised," said Lorna Hill, who hosts events at the theater.