Video: Theatre Network breaks ground on new Roxy Theatre

“Today, (the Roxy Theatre) is like a phoenix that rises out of the ashes to be rebuilt and make stronger our community,” said Elder Will Campbell as he blessed the theatre’s 124 Street lot. “This will be a window into a lot of talent that comes from this city.”

Dignitaries and members of Edmonton’s artistic community officially broke ground on the reincarnation of the historic Roxy Theatre — which was destroyed in a fire in January 2015 — on Monday.

– Moira Wyton and Jason Herring