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Petrucci’s Dinner Theatre, which occupied the old Laurel Theatre building from 1977–92, later became a series of increasingly underperforming comedy clubs (although one did host a young Dave Chappelle). Faced with exorbitant renovation costs and a mold problem that nixed any hope of salvaging it, the city purchased the building and demolished it in 2016.

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