As well as producing and providing strategic production and technical management across events and theatre, we provide project management and direction for theatre construction and renovation. Here are two of our recent projects;
Lyric Theatre - Renovation
Gary Beestone took on the Project Director role for the Ambassador Theatre Group’s ambitious transformation of Broadway’s Lyric Theatre. The challenge, was to create an intimate and technically advanced stunning new home for the acclaimed production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Gary took responsibility for every aspect and detail of the renovation project including managing the design team and delivery of the main auditorium, foyer and retail areas, replacement of the Heating, Ventilation and Air conditioning systems, restoration of the historic facades and the installation of large scale landmark production signage on 43rd Street.
Key to the success of this project, was working with and challenging the consultants, architects, engineers and contractors, to deliver exactly what was needed on a tight schedule with a hard deadline. The project required strong leadership and instant decision making to keep it on track. The Lyric Theatre opened fully complete with permits, on schedule and on budget, ready for the production.
Alexandra Palace - East Court Renovation
Alexandra Palace and Park, recently sought our expert theatrical specialist advice, to support the delivery of a historic theatre renovation and to provide planning and logistical support to the opening of the East Court; an exciting multiple use new space.
For the main theatre renovation, we provided our project and technical expertise to the client, commercial team and project design and construction teams, to ensure the decisions and choices made during the final phases of the project were suitable for the long-term future and viability of the venue. We also provided advice and support on delivering a high profile, time sensitive project.
For the East Court, we worked with the construction, commercial, events, operations and facilities teams, to support on the co-ordination of the space as it transitioned from renovation to ‘event ready.’ The exciting new East Court proposition, includes an interpretation area and learning and education zone and as well as supporting the theatre and ice rink operations, is a beautiful and fully functional event space in its own right.