Location
262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn

Completion
2013

Client
New York City Economic Development Corporation
Theatre for a New Audience

Square Footage
28,000 SF

Architect
H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture LLC

LEED
Target Sliver

Polonsky Shakespeare Center

Sciame was the Construction Manager responsible for the construction of the Theatre for a New Audience project in Brooklyn’s BAM Cultural District. It is the first permanent home for the production company known for their revivals of Shakespearean and classical dramas.

The new building includes a 299-seat black box auditorium with state-of-the-art electrical and audio-visual systems to compliment the fully flexible theatre seating arrangements. The theatre itself is acoustically and structurally isolated from subterranean vibration via a floating concrete slab supported by rubber isolation bearings designed to absorb the sounds and vibrations of the surrounding transit tunnels.

The triple-glazed facade system from Germany and cantilevered steel give way to a full-height open lobby space with embedded serpentine metal floor ribbons. These ribbons coincide with the stainless steel ribbons of the Visual Arts Plaza, designed by Ken Smith Landscape Architects. The plaza, which serves as the primary entrance to the Center, also includes alternating bands of pigmented cast-in place and pervious concrete and is accented with custom furniture and landscaping.

Project Awards

January 11, 2024

AIANY Design Awards for Architecture
Honor Award

January 11, 2024

AIANY Design Awards for Architecture
Honor Award

December 11, 2023

Architect’s Newspaper
Best of Design Awards 2023 – Honorable Mention

August 22, 2023

ENR New York – Best of 2023
Cultural/Worship Award of Merit

We at Sciame Construction are thrilled to extend our heartfelt gratitude to our amazing staff who not only cheered on but also fearlessly accepted and triumphantly completed the 3.5-mile J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge. Thank you once again for your participation and support. #jpmcc ...

The Perelman Performing Arts Center will provide versatile layouts across three theater spaces, which can be combined to offer a range of seating configurations. Additionally, the venue will feature a lobby level complete with a bar, café, terrace, and stage.

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