The Need . . . is abundantly clear.

The vast majority of today's performances require acoustical support for performances and production of digital sound . . . A modern theatre must have a spacious, attractive foyer for audience appeal . . . Many groups and artists, who tour extensively, will not include Penticton on their circuit because of inadequate staging facilities . . . Artists demand large modern dressing rooms and green rooms . . . The South Okanagan Performing Arts Centre could be a venue for large international competitions . . . Our world-class Steinway Concert Grand exceeds the most stringent specifications . . . Attached dining and wine and food bars attract audiences.