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Last year we broke the top secret news that Broadway was belting their asses off to help green up the theater scene!

Proving that it wasn't just talk, last Friday it was announced that The Durst Organization and Bank of America have  .... read more
After months of talk, it's official: The Roundabout Theater Company has sealed the deal with Gotham real estate company the Durst Organization and Bank of America to program the new incarnation of Henry Miller's Theater, which will open in the fall with the Roundabout's upcoming .... read more
Roundabout Theatre Company has been officially announced as the producer at Broadway's newest theatre, Henry Miller's Theatre, the construction of which has been completed, the developers announced May 3.

The 1,055-seat house on West 43rd Street is located inside the new 55-story Bank of .... read more
Alice Tully Hall gets an audio makeover

Lincoln Center is an undergoing an ambitious, expansive  renovation that will transform it into a visually striking  arts center for the new millennium. Not that it wasn't  noticeable before, but much .... read more
The renovation of Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall, designed by architectural firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro, arrived as a pleasant reward to New Yorkers after a long, difficult winter.
Located next to the Juilliard School of Music, a block north of the main Lincoln Center .... read more
A park runs like a magic carpet across the top of three 56-story towers in the Marina Bay Sands project in Singapore.

Architect Moshe Safdie, 70, designed the towers to backdrop a soaring art and science museum in the shape of an unfurling blossom. <.... read more
Digging a basement and encountering water underground was not the biggest hurdle that the architect, Randy M. Correll, faced during the reconstruction of the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall here. The biggest challenge of the two-year project, said Mr. Correll, was bringing the technology .... read more
When I first learned that, as part of Lincoln Center's campus-wide revamp, Alice Tully Hall would undergo not just an 18-month renovation but an acoustical overhaul, my first reaction was, "why?" Of all the theaters in the Lincoln Center complex, I had always found Tully .... read more
A conceptual design for a dramatic addition to the Wheeler Opera House was presented recently to Aspen's Historic Preservation Commission and Planning and Zoning Commission.

"This [addition] will effectively make the Wheeler a performing arts center," said Michael Farewell, of Farewell Mills Gatsch .... read more
The city of Burlington has broken ground on a $26.8 million green performing arts centre, reportedly the largest capital construction project in its history.

Designed by Diamond + Schmitt Architects Inc., the centre will include a 730-seat main stage theatre, a 225-seat studio theatre, atrium .... read more
When Guild Hall opened its doors in 1931, it was the crown jewel of art and culture in East Hampton. Through the years, the facility's prestige grew as did its collection of work by renowned artists of the East End. Guild Hall also developed a reputation .... read more
It's safe to say that a lot of people are very happy that Guild Hall in East Hampton has, at long last, completed the bulk of a top to bottom renovation and makeover that began as a gleam in the eyes of the museum and .... read more
Within 90 days, this city founded on risk-taking is supposed to break ground on one of its biggest cultural gambles to date: the $475 million Smith Center for the Performing Arts.

The project is taking place at a challenging time for Las Vegas' biggest cultural .... read more
Diller Scofidio + Renfro are rebels with a cause and they have brought that to their first mainstream project, the transformation of the Lincoln Center

'We did apply to be considered for the new United States embassy in London,' says Ricardo Scofidio lugubriously, .... read more
Jules Fisher, the Tony-Award winning lighting designer and 2009 recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award in Lighting Design from the United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT), is the subject of a new monograph published by USITT. The Designs of Jules Fisher by Delbert Unruh is .... read more
Grimshaw-designed amphitheater to become latest Coney Island icon

It has been rough sailing out at Coney Island of late, with the destruction of Astroland last winter and simmering tensions about the city's rezoning proposal. But good news has started to trickle in this .... read more
What makes a great concert hall isn't simply a matter of acoustics. Unpredictable variables come into play: the facade, the decor, the buzz of the crowd, the smile of a familiar usher, your memories of past concerts, your entire inner world as it stands at .... read more
It is hard to imagine New York's Upper West Side as a slum of flophouses and run-down tenements, tough to envisage the site of the Metropolitan Opera as a centre of urban blight. Yet that is what it had become in the late 1950s when .... read more
At a time when the moneyed life in New York feels as if it is being sucked into the sewers, the reopening of Alice Tully Hall, the chamber music venue at Lincoln Center, feels like an eddy in the stream.

After the hall .... read more
In its every point of contact with the public these days, classical music wants to be more solicitous than ever, and with an impressive stretch of glass flaunting enormous vitality inside, the new Alice Tully Hall has arrived at 65th and Broadway as one glamorous .... read more