La Mama readies for rebuild after raising $3.1M

Eighteen months since it was destroyed by fire, the rebuilding of Melbourne’s iconic La Mama Theatre is about to begin.

Victoria’s Minister for Creative Industries, the Hon Martin Foley MP, joined the La Mama team in Carlton on Thursday (22 November) to mark the beginning of the theatre’s rebuild.

The ‘turning of the sod’ ceremony was held 18 months after a fire, caused by an electrical fault, gutted the heritage theatre.

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