"The Century II performing arts center was problematic and badly designed; it was a 1960s building."
– Moody Blues tour manager Mark Hogue, quoted in a Facilities & Event Management story on how great he thinks it is to have Hartman Arena as a venue option now
"I don't want it to be misconstrued that I am ready to chain myself to the front of the building to keep away the wrecking ball ... but I have loved working here for 27 years."
– Music Theatre of Wichita producing artistic director Wayne Bryan, who says Century II isn't perfect (he says "it deserves improvement or replacement") but has flexibly accommodated many activities in its more than 45 years
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