Photo of the Day: M&C's Kwek celebrates Hudson Theatre reopening
New York City, February 13, 2017
The historic Hudson Theatre reopened as Broadway's 41st theatre after an 18-month refurbishment, setting the stage for Sunday in the Park with George, its first Broadway show since 1968.
Pictured at the ribbon-cutting ceremony were stars from the show's cast, Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford; Kwek Leng Beng, chairman of the Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, which now owns the theatre; Julie Menin, commissioner of The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment; and Eric Paris, general manager of the Hudson Theatre.
From left: Menin, Ashford, Gyllenhaal, Kwek and Paris
“Meeting the founder of ATG Sir Panter in 2014, with shared passion for theatre and art, a journey of restoring this grand dame began…we are so excited with the rebirth of Hudson Theatre,” Kwek said.
Sundayin the Park with George will play from February 23 to April 23.