ICYMI, there were some lively discussions in the comments of our Pavilion theater post last week.
The co-managers of that craptastical theater were offering their apologies for the broken seats and lack of heat, and trying to share the current state of affairs over there. Basically they claimed that: their hands are tied unless their budget requests for making repairs/upgrades are approved by their "holding company."
A few of you btchz got curious about this "holding company" sitch, and that's where the research began. FIPS reader Brad, in fact, is a regular Sherlock Holmes apparently, and so he managed to bang out a pretty detail rich account of what *seems* to be going on over there. He attempted to get quotes from both the Pavilion managers and someone at the holding company, but no one called him back. Here's the scoop as best as Brad can piece it together: