"The square footage of this lobby is bigger than our current auditorium," he told onlookers.
"That's a terrible statistic, but it's also funny," he smiled.
The faith-based theatre company has an inside track for a move to the relatively spacious Central Christian Church in the 2500 block of Leonard St. NE near the I-96 expressway.
Four "test-run" August performances in the prospective space were successful with full houses and also drawing a wave of financial donations.
But a sale is not a done deal. A purchase deadline from the soon-to-be-closing church looms and there are zoning matters which Master Arts currently has under consideration.