Cannon Center for the Performing Arts 2003
 
 
 
 
 
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Client:Memphis Cook Convention Center
Project Category:Multipurpose Theatres
Architect:LMN Architects
Arch. of Record:WPA/Pickering
Completion Year:2003
Location:Memphis, Tennessee
Acoustician:Jaffe Holden Acoustics
Capacity:2,100 seats
The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts at the Cook Convention Center houses a 2,100-seat theatre that is the home of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra.  The Center also hosts a wide range of events, including ballet, opera, pop and jazz concerts; touring theatrical productions; childrens' theatre, and general sessions for conferees attending the Memphis Cook Convention Center. 

Renovations of restrooms, elevators, and meeting rooms in the existing building  and the addition of an 80,000-pound truck lift to aid in load-ins for Broadway tours, were part of the project.