The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (formerly the Royale) was originally built in 1927 by real-estate magnates, the Chanin Brothers, as part of a complex that also included the Majestic (a large musical house) and the Theatre Masque, now the John Golden (a small house). The three theaters enabled producers to move shows based on their ticket sales to the most appropriately-sized venue.
The Big Screen Plaza is an open-air, public venue for video, film, live and interactive content. It occupies a a public plaza behind a 54-story multi-use building on Avenue of the Americas, a short walk south of Herald Square. Media is projected onto a large, 30 foot by 16.5 foot HD format LED screen.
The Hundred Grand Dance Foundation is an organization that supports the activities of Bill Young and Dancers and the SoHo space Hundred Grand Dance Studio. Guest artists teach modern dance classes Monday through Friday, and performances are occasionally held in the studio.
The Billie Holiday Theatre presents three theater works by African- and Caribbean-American artists each year. One of the nation‚ premiere black theaters, the theater has nurtured the talent of artists such as Debbie Allen and Samuel L. Jackson.
Since 1995, Bindlestiff Family Variety Arts has been presenting circus, sideshow and vaudeville performances. The company has performed and presented workshops in New York and around the U.S. at theaters, colleges, universities, festivals. Each show is customized to suit the age and composition of the audience.
The 75-seat Black Box Theatre is part of New York University. It is an open and flexible performance space used for plays, chamber operas, cabaret performances and graduate student recitals. It is also used for movement and acting classes.
This small theater is on the edge of the East Village and often hosts one-person shows and comedic productions.
Blessed Unrest (theatre for the adventurous) uses the safe structure of training, rehearsal and performance to create an environment where dangerous things can happen. They produce dynamic, disciplined and exuberant new works for the stage in New York City and abroad, building original pieces and reconstructing established texts with their diverse ensemble of artists. They are a non-profit, ensemble-based, experimental theatre company generating original work since 1999.
Blowout is an evolving theatrical community dedicated to fostering new works, enriching and entertaining its audience through quality productions, and continuing artistic conversations beyond the curtain.