Fresh Project: Henry Miller's Theatre

Henry Miller's Theatre in New York City opens tonight to much fanfare with the first preview performance of "Bye Bye Birdie." Working closely with the architects, Cook+Fox , C&G; Partners created a sign program for this state of the art theater housed behind a restored landmark facade.

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The journey from street-level to the orchestra three stories below has been designed as a choreographed descent, accented with artifacts from the theater's original interiors and concise, well-placed wayfinding.

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Signs are held in place with the same clips that hold artifact fragments, and lighting echoes the lighting for the objects.

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The theater was done as part of the firm's engagement with the Durst Organization on the One Bryant Park/Bank of America Tower project .