The center welcomes over 70,000 people to the 2,400-seat Walt Whitman Theatre each season. Annual programs include family and school performances and special events.
Built in 1926 and originally named the Mansfield Theatre, the Brooks Atkinson Theatre was renamed in 1960 to honor the New York Times drama critic, Brooks Atkinson. It belongs to the Nederlander Organization.
Named for the German-born American conductor, the library's auditorium hosts a variety of events and has great acoustics for live performances.
Since 1994, the Builders Association has been creating Obie Award-winning theater projects that explore interactions between live performance and media. Directed by Marianne Weems, the company uses contemporary technology to interpret older theatrical forms.
The Bushwick Starr began in 2001 as a developmental space for the New York-based theater company, Fovea Floods. In 2004, the company helped to fully convert the space to a black-box venue while producing a large-scale theatrical run. As the neighborhood of Bushwick began to transform into a thriving artistic nexus desirous of space and support, the group decided to open its doors to other artists. It primarily presents theater, dance and music.
CAGE productions bring a renewed understanding of the famous works of the Greeks, the Renaissance and the Restoration to new audiences, and brings out the appeal that have lasted for thousands of years. This is done by giving new looks and concepts to texts by modifying costuming, sets, and props, but without changing the text or plot in any way.
Cantori New York, praised by The New York Times for its “spirit of exploration” and “virtuosity and assurance,” celebrates its 28th season of programming featuring new and neglected works that deserve to be performed and heard. A three-time winner of the ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, Cantori has built a strong reputation for artistic excellence and innovative programming, including an evening of theatrical choral music with Tony Award winner Maryann Plunkett.