Help the Hangar get a New Set of Wheels!

Support the Hangar's efforts to upgrade to a pre-owned cargo van.

A fundraising campaign for Hangar Theatre Company

For nearly 18 years, the Hangar Theatre has relied on a 1994 Isuzu Pickup Truck to transport large props, scenic materials, and other theatrical supplies. This 22-year-old vehicle has exceeded its useful lifespan.

  • At least 30 drivers have learned stick-shift on this pickup truck, which means ...
  • The clutch has been replaced three times
  • With only three months of local driving out of the year, there are still over 100,000 miles on the odometer
  • Safety standards are more stringent with newer vehicles
  • Maintenance costs are lower with newer vehicles, especially due to ...
  • Unexpected yet necessary urgent repairs for older vehicles
  • Inclement weather means: delaying transport of needed items or, since 'the show must go on,' risking damage to theatrical supplies. (How long do you think it takes for a soggy couch to dry out?)

A newer, quality pre-owned vehicle will ensure:

  • More flexibility in drivers (do you know how to drive a standard?)
  • Current safety standards for vehicles (airbags and seat belts are lifesavers)
  • Fewer unexpected repairs - and long-term cost savings
  • More efficient and safer transport of supplies, props, and materials

The Hangar Theatre received a $3,000 grant from the Legacy Foundation in support of this purchase. You can help the Hangar make a company cargo van a reality with a gift to match this grant. Thank you for your support!



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About the Organization

Hangar Theatre Company

We are the flagship theatre of the Finger Lakes region, committed to providing world class theatre offering plays and musicals, revivals, and new works that reflect the diversity of our region.

Strong education and training programs are central parts of our commitment to the local and national artistic communities.