The news that the future of Beau Reichert’s beloved East Austin backyard theater might be uncertain, following code and noise complaints placed by neighbors, did not please many readers on social media. Many expressed frustration at the situation and sadness at the possibility of an East Austin without “Sekrit Theater.”
Some questioned the ability of new Austin residents to accept the “weird” that accompanies an art-focused neighborhood in a pro-art city. Several people who personally know Reichert or have visited his theater spoke out in defense of his character and artistic venture.
Read what some Facebook users had to say below:
Where do you stand on the issue of the secret theater? Treasured neighborhood art venue, noisy nuisance or something else? Comment below or on Facebook and let us know.