This space is attached to a high school, but is used as a municipal auditorium. I was there with Charlotte's Web and one of the elderly ushers showed us a little tableau he had carved out of wood. Saying that his grandkids didn't appreciate his artistic efforts, he graciously offered it to us, but we had to, sadly, decline since it would have met an igonominious fate with the rigors of touring.
Work expands to fill the time available. (Cyril Northcote Parkinson, "The Economist", 1955)