“Experts say a combination of elements contribute to successful downtowns. A lively, bustling atmosphere with lots of people is a must — but what attracts the people?
The formula includes retail and residential with lots of parking. Night life that offers several places to eat and drink, combined with entertainment in the form of theaters and performing arts centers, is the key, experts say.” North Jersey.com - July 12th ArticleThis 3,000 sq. ft. facility on the ground floor of Building 'A' fronting on Kings Road will be leased to the borough on a thirty year lease for $1.00 a year.
Equipped with restrooms, dressing rooms, a ticket booth area and a large performance space, which opens out to a large patio area with an outdoor stage, the approx. capacity of the space is as follows:
Seated at tables: 100
Seated theater style: 200
Standing only: 280
Potential Programming Opportunities:
DDC Events (Art Gala, Indoor Markets and Fairs)
Recreation Summer Drama Programs
Workshops and Training Programs
Madison Area Chamber of Commerce Events (Home &Camp Expos, Networking Events)
Other Commission Events (MEC Green Forum)
Holiday Arts Festival
Art Shows and Galleries
Writers Theatre (Resident Company)
Shakespeare Theater of NJ
Madison Public Schools:
District Art Show
Student Ensemble Performances
Literary Presentations (Glyphs Coffee House)
Universities (Drew, FDU, CSE):
Non-Profit Event and Meetings
*Please note that a fee schedule, as well as an application will be posted shortly, as the space is currently being finished up. For more information, or to reserve the space, please contact Lisa Ellis, Director of Business Development. Her contact information can be found to the right.