The Head Theater: flexibility by design

February 10, 1991

Name: In honor of sports equipment innovator Howard Head and his wife, Martha.

Location: 700 N. Calvert St., three floors above the Pearlstone Theater.

Capacity: 100 to 400.

Seating: Eight two-story, 18-seat towers that can be rearranged for each production (three possible arrangements are illustrated above).

Cost: $5.9 million.

Construction: 17 months.

Architects: Ziger, Hoopes & Snead

of Baltimore and Theatre Projects

Consultants of New York.

Additional renovation/construction: Scene shop, paint deck, prop shop, hoist way, two elevators, two rehearsal halls, dressing rooms; support facilities include lobby, coatroom, restrooms and lounge.

Opening production: World premiere of "The Heliotrope Bouquet Scott Joplin & Louis Chauvin," by Eric Overmyer.

Opening date: Previews begin Saturday, Feb. 16; opening night Feb. 20.

Ticket information: 332-0033.

Name: In honor of sports equipment innovator Howard Head and his wife, Martha.

Location: 700 N. Calvert St., three floors above the Pearlstone Theater.

Capacity: 100 to 400.

Seating: Eight two-story, 18-seat towers that can be rearranged for each production (three possibilities are illustrated above).

Cost: $5.9 million.

Construction: 17 months.

Architects: Ziger, Hoopes & Snead of Baltimore and Theatre PTC Projects Consultants

of New York.

Additional renovation/construction: Scene shop, paint deck, prop shop, hoist way, two elevators, two rehearsal halls, dressing rooms; support facilities include lobby, coatroom, restrooms and lounge.

Opening production: World premiere of "The Heliotrope Bouquet Scott Joplin & Louis Chauvin," by Eric Overmyer.

Opening date: Previews begin Saturday, Feb. 16; opening night Feb. 20.

Ticket information: 332-0033.

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