Thursday, May 28, 2015

Good Morning Philadelphia: The party's over

The party is over as stagehands and teamsters take down the Sunoco Welcome America stage on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

Good Morning Philadelphia: The party's over

CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer

Staff photographer Clem Murray reports:

The party is over as stagehands and teamsters take down the Sunoco Welcome America stage on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

Jim Dunne, a supervisor with the staging company, Mountain Productions out of Wilkes Barre, says it takes a crew of 40 workers 2 1/2 days to erect the stage but only a day to tear it down. 

The 10-day annual festival drew hundreds of thousands of spectators to the city.

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