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Kaye Playhouse- Hunter College Theater Dept
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Assembly Hall Stage
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Assembly Hall with Hunter College Symphony & Choir
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Ida K. Lang Recital Hall Stage
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Ida K. Lang Recital Hall- Piano
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Brecher Hall
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Silberman Theater

The Kaye Playhouse and Performance/Event Spaces at Hunter College

695 Park Ave., New York, NY 10065 Get Directions

Overview

The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College is a fully-equipped proscenium-style theater with 624 seats and is designed in an elegant 1940’s Moderne style with plush seating upholstered in crimson velveteen. The Assembly Hall is a 2000 seat theater which is most often used for graduation ceremonies, large symposiums, symphonies, choir performances and other large events. The Ida K. Lang Recital Hall is a 149 seat concert space with beautiful acoustics. Used principally for musical performance, it also accommodates staged readings, lectures, symposia and performances requiring no wing space or stage depth. It is also home to our “Gershwin” piano. The Silberman Auditorium located within the Silberman Campus has a bright and professional environment, the smaller size of 153 seats lends itself to an intimate townhall meeting setting. In addition to these four spaces Hunter College offers various lectures halls, classrooms, practice rooms and meeting areas which can be used for a wide array of events.

Ida K. Lang Recital Hall/Brecher Hall/Other music spaces: (212) 650-3209
Assembly Hall/Silberman/Lecture Halls/Other Spaces:(212) 772-4872
The Kaye Playhouse: kayeinfo@hunter.cuny.edu
Ida K. Lang Recital Hall/Brecher Hall/Other music spaces: paassistant@hunter.cuny.edu
Buzz
The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College is an inviting, fully equipped proscenium-style theater with 624 seats and is designed in an elegant 1940s Moderne style.
Memorable Moments
Performances by Isaac Stern, Marcel Marceau, Merce Cunningham, Flying Karamazov Brothers, Philip Glass, JVC Jazz Festival, Tony Bennett, Jim Dale, Little Orchestra Society, Glenn Close, Jimmy Hendrix, New York Philharmonic, Madonna, and Yo Yo Ma.
Clients
AEG Live
American Youth Dance Theater
Broadway Dance Center
Bronx Opera
Caroline’s on Broadway
Dance Times Square
Dances Patrelle
Hasty Pudding Theatricals
Little Orchestra Society
Mannes School of Music
Affiliations
NYC & Company
WFUV Fordham radio
Manhattan Chamber of Commerce

Capacities

Space Max. Reception Capacity Max. Seated Capacity Sq. feet Floor Plan
Kaye Playhouse 624 624
Kaye Playhouse Lobby - - 1,575
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