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Emerson College

Cutler Majestic Theatre
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Elkus/Manfredi Architects Ltd.
  • Restoration and modernization of theater constructed in 1903
  • Original drawings and photographs were studied to ascertain the colors and patterns of original carpets and upholstery
  • Ornate, beaux-arts finishes were painstakingly restored
  • Plaster grape arbors, pomegranates, and leafy vines; 5,000 replica light fixtures; marble, scagliola, marezzo, tile, and brass; seating and carpeting inspired by
  • 1903 designs; and the stained glass attributed to Tiffany & Co. were all restored or replaced true to the original design
  • Increased seating and improved heating and cooling
  • Upgraded the theatre’s electrical and mechanical systems and enhanced its sound, video, dimming, and rigging systems
  • Grand Prize Winner of Buildings magazine’s Modernization Award