Big News’ Home Makes Big News!

About 4:00 this afternoon, an out-of-control SUV crashed through the front of iO West. Thankfully, no one was injured. Damage to the building was considerable, and the theater is closed tonight (Thursday June 26). You can read more about the accident at this link, and for updates check out the iO West website as well as this website!
Here is video from CBS2 at 6.

UPDATE: iO West will be closed through July 6 - so make sure you come by the theater for the next all-new Big News show on Sunday, July 13 at 9pm!!!

Here’s another view of the accident:

And if you miss your Big News fix this week, why not catch some of our previous episodes available here on our website?

UPDATE #2: iO West student Ashley Nugent of Latchkey Kids was in the theater at the time of the accident and has an account posted on her blog. And Back Stage has a story as well.

Comments (8) left to “Big News’ Home Makes Big News!”

  1. tim wrote:

    that super sucks. glad no one was hurt.

    also, is there a way to turn off that annoying snap shot stuff on your site?

  2. anon wrote:

    The student parking situation has got to be addressed. Now more than ever.

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