Performance Space & Theater AV Installations
Bucks County Playhouse
The Playhouse located in New Hope, PA turned to Masque Sound’s Permanent Installations department for a new wire infrastructure, Symetrix DSP, and intercom system in this first phase of an overall system upgrade. The addition of the new DSP allowed for re-tuning of the system, which equated to an overall better sounding room.
New Amsterdam Theater
In 2015 The New Amsterdam theater requested a new paging system and late comer head end. The system Masque Sound’s theater AV installations team designed was ultimately based around Rane DSP and Black Magic devices, with the Rane system allowing for flexibility in paging zones.
NJIT – Jim Wise Theater
With multiple types of productions in the Jim Wise Theater the new infrastructure, Yamaha console and Meyer sound speaker system was a pleasant addition. Included in the overall package as a Motion Labs install motor control system as well.
One of Baltimore’s premier performance facilities, Center Stage received an entire new facility wide AV infrastructure as well as a new paging system. The paging system is based around Symetrix DSP and ARC remotes to allow for more system control options. JBL and d&b speakers are installed throughout the facility. Masque Sound’s theater AV installations division partnered with Charcoalblue to successfully complete the project.
Le Poisson Rouge
Opened in 2008, this music venue brings to the stage artists from every genre. A large multi-zone Meyer Sound system was installed to allow for the utmost in flexibility. The system consists of M’elodies, M1D’s, 600HP, 700HP, UPJ-1P, MM4XP, UPJunior, and UMS1P speakers, all of which are controlled by Meyer Galileo processors.
In 2012 the Opera America group moved into a new location in NYC. To compliment the new facility Masque Sound and Recording’s theater AV installations department was brought in to complete the new building’s AV infrastructure. This included wiring for speaker, mix position and the studio locations. Also installed was a projection screen mounted above the acoustical wood treatment.
Lincoln Center’s Claire Tow Theater
The 23,000-square-foot, two-story state-of-the-art facility is home to a 112-seat theater and dressing rooms, as well as rehearsal and office space for Lincoln Center Theater staff and outdoor terrace surrounded by a green roof. This new addition to the facility further’s LCT’s programming initiatives, which are dedicated to producing the work of new artists and the development of new audiences. Masque Sound worked closely with Yorke Construction as well as design firm Jaffe Holden and Tri-State AV union electricians for the project.
Located below what was once the legendary nightclub Studio 54, 54 Below aims to provide an unforgettable New York nightlife experience, combining performances by Broadway’s best with world-class dining in an elegant setting. 54 Below features up to three shows nightly as well as a late-night lounge. Accommodating 144 people in the main dining room, with all tables situated no more than 24 feet from the stage; the facilities include the capability to broadcast and record audio and video, provided by Masque’s Permanent Installations team.
The New Victory Theater
A staple of Times Square theaters since its grand reopening in 1995, the New Victory received a substantial audio upgrade from the Masque permanent installations department in August 2010. With the addition of new wire to existing A/V panels the new d&b speaker system has provided the NVT with unparalleled flexibility to offer visiting production companies.
Masque Sound acted as the AV integration consultant for the Provident Bank Park, a multi-zone, multi-input system design. The new design allows the ballpark the flexibility to control inputs and overall level in specific zones. Masque worked hand-in-hand with Mehl Electric to facilitate the in-house rack build, production of drawing package, and site supervision as Mehl installed the speakers, racks and wire.
Dimmena Center for Classical Theater
Home for the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the DiMenna Center was constructed on the first three floors of a six story building shared with Baryshnikov Arts Center on West 37th Street in New York City. This new complex is used for music rehearsal, recording, broadcast, teleconferencing, and educational and streaming purposes. Designed by Akustiks, LLC, and principal designer Anthony Nittoli stated, “we were confident that Masque Sound’s skill set and attention to detail were a perfect match for Orchestra of St. Luke’s needs.”
At the core of all theaters is AV infrastructure, and the same remains true for the new system at the Hudson Theater. New AV and lighting infrastructure was installed throughout the facility. A new paging/background music system was also installed by the Permanent Installations team in both the backstage and the areas used by patrons.