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The President of the Orpheum Theatre is facing sexual abuse charges after being accused by a 16-year old boy that he pressured  him into sexual acts.  25-year old Joshua James Damewood of Monmouth is facing two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.  Damewood turned himself into authorities last Saturday.  The incident allegedly happend on the stage at The Orpheum Theatre in late October, but the teen did not tell authorities until December 19th.  Damewood was named the president of The Orpheum Theatre earlier this year.  Bond for Damewood was set at $15,000 and after posting a $1,500 cash bond, he was released.  Damewood is due back in court on January 28th.


 

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