1/31/12 – There are 13 levels and 300 stairs in the Beaver Dam Area Community Theater building but no ground-floor access. That’s one of the reasons the theater embarked upon a $2.5 million dollar fundraising effort. On Community Comment this afternoon, Craig Warmbold will join board member Annette Kamps, historian Roger Noll and Managing Director David Saniter in touring the century-old-church-turned-theater-space. The plan is to add 10,000 square feet, two smaller theater stages and increased seating in the main theater. There would be a ground-level entrance on the north side of the building and an elevator to allow for handicap access. Plans also call for the addition of an orchestra pit, an expanded backstage area and dressing rooms. The goal is to have ground broken by the theater’s golden anniversary in 2014. Tune in to WBEV’s Community Comment at 12:35pm this afternoon to find out how theater officials plan on pulling that all off.