Building of the Day

Hayes Theater

Oct 15 at 2–3pm
240 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

Rockwell Group

In 2015, Second Stage Theater purchased the landmarked Hayes Theater on Broadway, with a goal of dedicating it to contemporary works of theater by living American playwrights. After a two-year restoration by Rockwell Group, it reopened again in February 2018. A modern, approachable design vocabulary references the Hayes’s heritage as well as Second Stage’s contemporary aesthetic. The most striking intervention is an immersive transformation of the auditorium, with a handcrafted, pixelated environmental mural.

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