The Public Theatre Reveals Major Restoration Of Central Park’s Historic Delacorte Theatre
The Public Theatre has partnered with the Central Park Conservancy and the New York City Parks Department to complete extensive renovations at the Delacorte Theatre. Located in Central Park, the historic theatre was completed in 1962 and has not undergone significant capital improvement since 1999.
Beyond necessary structural repairs, the scope of work includes upgrades to back-of-house areas for artists and staff, backstage areas for theatrical operation, lighting, sprinkler and fire alarm systems, audience seating, and improved access for mobility-limited and disabled patrons. Renderings also reveal dramatic changes to the exterior façade including a new covered canopy, bluestone pathways, and large signage.
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