Capitol Theatre, Port Hope, Ontario. Photo Credit: Yoho2001, Wikimedia Commons

Capitol Theatre

Port Hope, Ontario (1930) The Building:One of Canada’s last remaining fully operational atmospheric theatres. An atmospheric theatre is one in which hidden mechanical projectors are used to enhance the audience experience of a specific atmosphere. The whole design intent from sidewalk to audience chamber is intended to enthrall the audience and simulate a particular atmosphere. … Read more

Lyric Theatre, New York City, New York, USA

Lyric Theatre

New York City, New York (1903) The Building:The Lyric Theatre, previously known as the Foxwoods Theatre, the Hilton Theatre and the Ford Centre for the Performing Arts, was constructed in 1903 with the theatre installed in 1968. Project Synopsis:Prior to the opening of the $75 million Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” (the most … Read more

New Victory Theater, New York City, New York, USA

New Victory Theater

New York, New York (1900) The Building: Built by Oscar Hammerstein I in 1900 and designed by architect Albert Westover, the theater opened as the Theater Republic on September 27, 1900 with Lionel Barrymore starring in James Heme’s play Sag Harbor. Over the years, the theater experienced a variety of incarnations and name changes. In 1994/95, it underwent an … Read more

Kings Theater, Brooklyn, New York, USA

The Kings Theater

Brooklyn, New York (1929) The Building: Formerly Loew’s Kings Theater, Kings Theater is a movie-palace type theater in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn. The theatre was designed by the architectural firm of Rapp and Rapp, with the interior decor designed by Harold Rambusch. The massive structure has 3,676 seats and was closed in 1977, eventually suffering extensive … Read more

Times Square Theater, New York City, New York, USA

Times Square Theater

New York City, New York (1920) The Building: Times Square Theater was built in 1920 by the Selwyn Brothers based on a design by Eugene De Rosa. The theater has been vacant since 1990. For its centennial celebration, Stillman Development International (Developer) began the adaptive reuse development of the landmark-quality historic theater in the heart of … Read more

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