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Golden ceiling shines at Proctors

Dome expected to be finished by Sept. 15 gala; cost is $100K

Terry Brackenbury, foreman and master decorative painter, works on the 60-foot domed ceiling at Proctors.
Terry Brackenbury, foreman and master decorative painter, works on the 60-foot domed ceiling at Proctors.
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The best seats in the house at Proctors on Monday were not front and center in the orchestra pit, but rather on top of the extensive scaffolding that’s been erected in the balcony. Once you hike to the highest seats in the house, then up a small stepladder to the rough sheets of plywood that serve as the scaffolding’s floor, the historic theater’s 60-foot-high domed ceiling is near enough to touch. Up close, it’s even ...


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