Detail issues seemed to jump into the way, but in the end, the Boone Town Council started the process of deeding a space of town property to the use of the group developing the old Appalachian Theater to create some critical space inside the historic structure. John Cooper and Frank Mohler were there to ask for the space that would extend the stage of the theater just enough for off-stage use, space that would have to come from several parking spaces on the town lot behind town hall.