David Rockwell and Jack O'Brien Will Discuss Architecture and Theatre Tonight | Playbill

News David Rockwell and Jack O'Brien Will Discuss Architecture and Theatre Tonight Award-winning architect and set designer David Rockwell and Tony Award-winner Jack O'Brien are part of "Architecture and Theater – Redefining the Performance Experience" Jan. 14.

Hosted by the American Institute of Architects' New York Chapter, the event is held at 6 PM.

Moderated by Chee Pearlman, the conversation is is open to the public and takes place at the Center for Architecture.

Here's how the event is billed: "Rockwell and O'Brien will engage in a conversation on the transformation of the theater and set design. As the stage and the audience have become one, the theater has evolved into a flexible space with multiple points of interaction. New technologies, including digital media, have brought another dimension to the theater experience. Led by Chee Pearlman, an internationally regarded design editor, the panel will discuss their work and collaborations, including Hairspray, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and Catch Me If You Can. In addition to the panel, there will be a book signing for David's newest publication, 'What If...?: The Architecture and Design of David Rockwell.'"

Rockwell is a three-time Tony Award nominee for Hairspray, Lucky Guy and Kinky Boots. O'Brien won Tony Awards for his direction of Hairspray, Henry IV and The Coast of Utopia.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door. The Center for Architecture is located at 536 LaGuardia Place.

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