The Helen Hayes is an unusual Broadway theater.
Built in 1912 as the Little Theater, it is the smallest of today's 41 Broadway houses, with just under 600 seats. (It had only 299 before a balcony was added.) And, among a collection of theaters that are mostly .... read more
Arias coming from the opera program at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music are about to be raised a few decibels.
The school announced Monday that it will break ground in September on a new music, theater and opera building designed by Allan .... read more
The architectural team comprised of Davis Brody Bond and Kieran Timberlake has unveiled its newest updates on the design for 181 Mercer, a 735,000-square-foot complex for New York University that will replace a 35-year-old gym facility and become NYU's largest classroom building, as well as a .... read more
The 735,000-square-foot building will include student and faculty housing, performance spaces, and classrooms
New York University has finally unveiled the 23-story multi-use facility that will replace its monolithic Coles Sports Center at the corner of Houston and Mercer streets. The Davis .... read more
The historic Mediterranean front portion of the Coconut Grove Playhouse building will be saved and restored and a stand-alone, modern 300-seat theater will be built behind it under a long-awaited architectural master plan for the revival of the landmark theater released late Friday by Miami-Dade .... read more
Chefs talk about pressure all the time: brutal shifts when the wait for a table is an hour long, an important critic is in the restaurant and your best sous-chef just sliced her finger to the bone.
But they don't know pressure like .... read more
The Berkeley Carroll School, Performing Arts Center -- located on the northern ridge of Park Slope in Brooklyn -- was once a church. Originally built in 1936, the structure has been transformed by New York firm 1100 Architect into a flexible theater and performance space.
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Architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro and design studio Rockwell Group have unveiled their plans for an expandable cultural venue in New York's burgeoning Hudson Yards district.
The duo, who are both based in the city, have designed The Shed; a new centre for artistic .... read more
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts in San Antonio won a 2016 Global Award for Excellence from Urban Land Institute.
Seattle-based LMN Architects was the design architect and Marmon Mok Architecture of San Antonio was associate architect, according to a press release from LMN.<.... read more
Keeping your cool onstage is no mean feat, but one that students and performers at the Marshall Family Performing Arts Center needn't worry about, thanks to Manhattan firm Weiss/Manfredi's ice cooling system. The $26.5 million center, part of the Greenhill School in Addison, Texas, opened .... read more
At the new George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Theater, even the load-in door is a work of art.
Monday night, the first of seven 85-foot-long semitrailers arrived at that door, carrying 78,500 pounds of sets, props and costumes for the theater's first Broadway .... read more
Allied Works Architecture (AWA) doesn't enter open competitions often. The Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas was a rare exception for the firm. Just as that school project was finishing up, AWA principal Brad Cloepfil found the brief .... read more
The opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) on September 24 was a long time coming. It has been over a hundred years since such a monument was first proposed by black Civil War veterans and 13 years since President George W. .... read more
While Calgary's oil crash has caused economic concerns of late, a happy accident of its boom days is a plethora of new architecture -- both public and residential -- aimed at reviving its downtown.
Hot on the heels of new buildings like the .... read more
New York University filed plans Monday for a new, nearly 600,000-square-foot building as part of the proposed expansion of its Greenwich Village campus.
The new 23-story, 588,000-square-foot multi-purpose building at 181 Mercer Street will house the NYU's athletics center and a performing arts facility, .... read more
To approach an institution and campus like the United States Air Force Academy is to be awash in metaphors made concrete. The original campus by Walter Netsch of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) was conceived as a theater of discipline in the rocky mesas above .... read more
Two surviving members of the trio that helped Comic Relief set a high bar for paying it forward saluted the late Robin Williams in New York Wednesday night, as the SAG-AFTRA Foundation inaugurated the Robin Williams Center For Entertainment And Media. Billy Crystal and Whoopi .... read more
On its tenth anniversary, the Arsht Center continues its mission to be at the forefront of Miami's cultural development.
When the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts opened in downtown Miami 10 years ago, it was the first of its kind in the .... read more
The first really fine major public building of the century to rise in the nation's capital, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, opening on Saturday, fills the last prime plot of land along the National Mall in Washington and, with it, a .... read more
I often hear that music is like a museum. This is meant as a criticism, implying that it is devoted to displaying old things in a relatively static way. Music, though, should be so lucky, since museums today are dynamic, interactive, varied, state-of-the-art temples to .... read more